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Job Number:  34888
Care Worker - Women's Emergency Accommodation Centre
Job Posted: Wednesday, 10 May 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 24 May 2017
(59 days ago)
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)

E4C is a not-for-profit organization that works across Edmonton, helping people get what they need to tackle life’s challenges. At E4C, we are working to limit, alleviate and ultimately eliminate poverty in Edmonton. Everyone has a story . . . and we believe in a future where poverty isn’t part of it.


The Care Worker is a front line staff member of the WEAC team responsible for the delivery of service to program residents. A large part of the Care Worker’s role is to insure the basic needs of the residents are being met with dignity and respect. The Care Worker provides a variety of different supports to our clients from medication administration to keeping the centre clean.


Hours: Overnights: 4 days on, 4 days off rotation - 7pm to 7am.  


Why Join Our Team      

  • Build relationships and connect people to the work we do.
  • Engage with individuals in meaningful opportunities, which positively impact those we serve.
  • Be a part of a supportive team, dedicated to professional and personal growth.

 In Your Role You Will

  • Supervise residents to maintain a safe and secure environment for all women in need.
  • Provide direct care to clients by responding to requests for service, crisis intervention and conflict resolution.
  • Facilitate intake of new clients
  • Model appropriate living and interaction skills.
  • Complete regular cleaning duties within the shelter.
  • Contribute to a team that is constantly working towards quality programming.
  • Maintain accurate documentation regarding program information.
  • Navigate crisis and or violent situations.
  • Participate in client care on an as needed basis.
  • Provides additional support to the program when required.


  • Previous experience six (6) months working with individuals struggling with multiple barriers (poverty, addictions, mental health, sexual exploitation, criminal records, etc.).
  • A positive, encouraging and strength based approach
  • Broad knowledge of community resources, knowledge of inner city, homelessness, poverty, mental health, additions, prostitution, abuse and multicultural issues.
  • Ability to adhere to and implement the objectives and guiding principles of the Social Work Code of Ethics.
  • Clear Police Information Check and Intervention record Check.
  • Suicide Intervention, Standard First Aid and Medication Administration certification.


  • Capacity to prioritize and organize with the ability to be a creative problem solver.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills with the ability to work with initiative and independence.
  • Clear understanding of professional boundaries and confidentiality and ability to maintain the highest standards of professionalism in these areas.
  • Non – judgmental, empathetic, creative and enthusiastic qualities.



Thank you to all those apply. Only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Website: www.e4calberta.org
Contact Details:
Website: www.e4calberta.org

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