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Job Number:  30163
Female Team Leader
Job Posted: Friday, 7 October 2016
Closing Date: Wednesday, 30 November 2016
(in 40 days)
Covenant House Vancouver
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)

Job Function


The Team Leader is responsible for operation of Crisis Shelter and Youth Workers on Shift and for direct implementation of Covenant House philosophy and policies as they pertain to residential care


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for direct implementation of Covenant House philosophy and policies as they pertain to residential care
  • Provide full supervision, including performance management and annual reviews
  • Assign shift responsibilities and duties,
  • Coordinate intakes, assessments, discharges
  • Ensure structure and adherence to daily routines
  • Ensure quality control in case management
  • Manage crisis intervention including briefing, debriefing
  • Facilitate team meetings including shift change
  • Supervise youth workers on shift
  • Co-ordinate youth workers on shift
  • Oversee therapeutic milieu
  • Ensure adherence to and role model Covenant House principles and core values
  • Ensure safety and security of clients, staff, and property
  • Regular security checks of interior and exterior of building
  • Other duties as required


Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 year diploma or degree in related social service practice or social science including but not limited to Child & Youth Care, Social Work, Psychology, Criminology or Criminal Justice
  • Effective interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
  • Experience in residential care settings
  • Training in crisis intervention
  • Familiarity with runaway / street-involved youth issues
  • Leadership and team building skills
  • Supervisory experience mandatory


Other Information

  • 77 hours per pay period
  • Full benefits including sick and personal leave
  • Schedule: Overnights
  • Preferred start date: ASAP
  • Position will remain open until filled
  • Female support only. Males are exempt from applying for position*












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*Relying upon the provision of s.42(3) of the Human Rights Code.



Job Contact Information:


No phone calls please*


Please attach a cover letter and resume in your application and upload in one file as our system does not allow you to upload more than one file.  We thank all applicants for their interest, but only qualified candidates will be contacted. Covenant House Vancouver is committed to human resources practices which ensure equity in employment without race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation or age, except as prescribed by law.


Please Note:  All candidates must successfully complete a criminal records check prior to commencing employment at Covenant House Vancouver.


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Contact Details:
Covenant House Vancouver
575 Drake Street
Vancouver, BC, V6B4K8

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