You're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is no longer supported. Please update your browser.
Douglas College

Student Assistant


Position Details

Position Title Student Assistant Posting Number 00697SA Location New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level SA - Pay Level I Salary Range $13.85/hour Position Type Student Assistant Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Temporary Employment Type Part Time Posting Category Student Assistants Start Date 09/03/2019 End Date Day of the Week Other Shift See work arrangements. Work Arrangements
Hours of work: up to a maximum of 20 hours/week. The work terms for this position are:
1. Fall 2019: September 3, 2019 - December 16, 2019
2. Winter 2020: January 2, 2020 - April 22, 2020
3. Summer 2020: May 4, 2020 - August 16, 2020
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Role
The Student Support Navigator is looking for Student Assistant who is familiar with MCFD / VACFSS processes and passionate about supporting former youth in care who are utilizing the Provincial Tuition Waiver Program along with students entering Douglas College from alternative schools.

Responsibilities

• Provide support in the planning and delivery of transitional programming at various alternative schools within the lower mainland
• Provide support in the design and development of workshops and presentations for former youth in care and students from alternative schools
• Establish rapport and trusting, non-judgmental relationships with students accessing services
• Maintain professional, positive relationships with community partners, Douglas College staff and faculty
• Assist with record keeping and maintain accurate documentation of student referrals, encounters and statistics
• Meet with the Student Support Navigator weekly for check-ins and program planning
• Assist with group facilitation on campus
• Create a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment for all students
• Respect confidentiality of all students
• Awareness of Indigenous culture and impacts of colonial history
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
• 2nd, 3rd or 4th year student in the pursuit of Social Work, Child and Youth Care, Youth Justice or Aboriginal Child, Family & Community Studies or other related field
• Knowledgeable about the Ministry of Children and Family Development ( MCFD ) and/or Vancouver Aboriginal Child & Family Services Society ( VACFSS ) processes
• Familiar with the Provincial Tuition Waiver Program and the concept of an alternative based education
• Available to dedicate 4 to 8 hours per week for administrative work, program planning, group facilitation and workshops
• Has the ability to manage challenges with maturity and thoughtfulness as they arise
• Is detail-orientated, organized, responsible, professional and flexible
• Has an open mind to cultures, practices, and sexual orientations different than your own
• Is trauma-informed
• Has a basic working knowledge of Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint

Domestic students must meet ONE of the following criteria, to be eligible to work as a Student Assistant/Student Research Assistant:
1. The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College throughout the work term; OR

2. The domestic student must have been enrolled in, and maintained, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College in the term immediately preceding the work term and has indicated an intention to enroll at the college in the term immediately following the work term; OR

3. The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain a minimum of two or more (3 credit) courses at another accredited public post-secondary institution in B.C. throughout the work term

International students must meet ONE of the following criteria, to be eligible to work as a Student Assistant/Student Research Assistant:
1. The international student is enrolled in full-time studies at Douglas College, throughout the academic year; OR

2. The international student, who is not a Douglas College student, but is an international student at another accredited public post-secondary institution in B.C., has a valid Study Permit that has the notation - "May accept employment on or off campus if meeting eligibility criteria as per R186 (F), (V) or (W). Must cease working if no longer meeting these criteria." Proof of enrollment in full-time studies from the other post-secondary institution is required.

An original copy of a Social Insurance Number ( SIN ) and an original Study Permit are required by law before commencing work at Douglas College.

Qualified Douglas College students meeting the above criteria will be given first preference over students of other qualifying institutions.
Link to Full Position Profile Diversity Statement
Douglas College is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, that values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.
Needs a Criminal Records Check No

Open Date 10/09/2019 Close Date 08/31/2020 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Please include the following:
- Douglas College Student ID number or indicate if you are enrolled in another accredited public post-secondary institution in B.C.

- Domestic or International student status

- Being eligible to work please indicate the work terms you are applying for:
1. Fall 2019
2. Winter 2020
3. Summer 2020

- If selected for an interview please bring one of the following:
1. Proof of enrollment for work term from Douglas College OR
2. Proof of enrollment for work term from another post-secondary institution OR
3. Domestic students only: proof of registration for the term immediately preceding the work term and indication of intention to enroll at the college in the term immediately following the work term.
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting http://www.douglascollegecareers.ca/postings/5241

Category
Other