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NARSF Programs Employment Postings

Employment postings will be updated as they become available. Please complete the employment application form, and send it along with your resume and cover letter by email or in writing to:

Director of Services, NARSF Programs LTD.
201-170 Wallace Street
Nanaimo BC
V9R 5B1

Employment Application Form – Word
Employment Application Form – PDF

Feel free to apply anytime – we’re always looking for great people to join our team.  Please apply again if a new posting is listed and you would like your application to be considered at that time.

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  • Child, Youth and Family (Nanaimo)
  • Central Vancouver Island Harm Reduction Services

    Child, Youth and Family (Nanaimo)

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    Central Vancouver Island Harm Reduction Services

    There is currently one posting in Central Vancouver Island Harm Reduction Services (CVIHRS)

    Our goal is to provide a quality patient centred health service experience for all individuals accessing CVIHRS programs. We are looking for individuals who are engaging, trustworthy, dependable and thoughtful. We value your commitment to learning and are appreciative of people who can see the humour in life. If you think these values line up with your beliefs, we would be very interested in hearing from you. See the following openings below.

    • F/T Health Outreach Worker – Harris House Health Clinic

    Based out of Harris House Health Clinic, Central Vancouver Island Harm Reduction Services (CVIHRS) is seeking a qualified candidate to distribute harm reduction supplies as part of the Province’s STOP HIV initiative.  The STOP HIV initiative is part of a provincial strategy that aligns objectives set out in the Ministry of Health document “From Hope to Health: Towards an AIDS Free Generation.” Funding for this initiative will mirror the principles of the Hope to Health Framework to reduce the number of new infections, improve the quality, effectiveness and reach of HIV prevention services and improve the quality of HIV support services for those living with and vulnerable to HIV.

    General Responsibilities: Health Outreach Worker (HOW).  This position is responsible for harm reduction supply distribution and collection, facilitating front-end flow for persons seeking testing services and support, providing information and referral services for persons while at Harris House Health Clinic and entering data to track utilization of supplies and services. This role supports individuals to maintain health within a harm reduction philosophy by providing a non-judgmental approach. In addition to these responsibilities, the HOW maintains a positive, clean and welcoming environment and ensures community and agency standards are maintained by staff and clients. The HOW works in conjunction with the Health Nurse to provide referral to community resources, as appropriate, and ensures documentation is kept up to date.

    Qualifications: Bachelor’s in arts in social sciences and/or humanities (social work, psychology, child and youth care); previous experience working within a harm reduction philosophy; demonstrated client-centered planning and intervention skills; three years experience working with clients in active addiction. A combination of experience and education will be considered. The selected individuals will need to have a vehicle for work purposes, pass a criminal record check and provide suitable work references. This position requires a person to undertake physical lifting up to 10 kg for periods at a time.

    Reply in writing with a cover letter and resume to Director of Services, NARSF Programs or 201-170 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC V9R 5B1