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Job Number:  39046
Youth Residential Worker, Graveyards
Job Posted: Thursday, 19 October 2017
Closing Date: Thursday, 30 November 2017
(in 11 days)
Elizabeth Fry Society of GV
Region: Fraser Valley Type: Full time
Location: Surrey BC Salary: (not entered)

Youth Residential Worker

Full time Graveyards, and on-call auxiliary

Location: Surrey

 

 

We are looking for a Youth Residential awake night worker for the graveyard hours. You will provide a warm safe supportive environment for adolescent Aboriginal young women to enable them to settle themselves. As needed you will intervene to maintain a positive group living environment. As part of a cooperative work environment you will carry responsibility for housekeeping tasks and ensuring the morning routines of with the residents. You are responsible for the overall manage and functioning of the program while on duty within the established guidelines and policies of EFry.

 

Primary Purpose:

To establish rapport with the young women and provide a warm safe supportive environment to enable the young women to settle themselves for bed. You will be responsible to record your activities, interactions with program participants and as part of a cooperative team model carry heavier duties related to the program’s cleanliness.

 

Key Duties/Accountabilities:

Your primary responsibility is to establish a working rapport with the young women and ensure their safety and wellbeing. During the late hours you will conduct room checks to ensure their wellbeing, and perform light housekeeping tasks in the house. As needed you will intervene to maintain a positive group living environment. As part of a cooperative work environment you will carry responsibility for housekeeping tasks and ensuring the morning routines of women. You are responsible for the overall manage and functioning of the program while on duty within the established guidelines and policies of EFry. You are strongly encouraged to attend a staff meeting monthly during day light hours to offer your insights into night routines and participate in case planning.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Diploma in the field of Social Services, or equivalent education combined with With experience graveyard staff may qualify for day line positions that require a degree.
  • WCB Level One First Aid, Food Safe Certificate

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of issues linked to youth coming in conflict with the law or entering state care and the issues related to colonization and marginalization.
  • Strong communications skills (written and oral)
  • Ability to work independently and to know when to seek on call support as needed.

 

Interested candidates must submit a resume and cover letter to:

 

Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview. No phone calls please.

How to Apply:
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Contact Details:
Human Resources
Elizabeth Fry Society of GV
402 East Columbia Street
New Westminster, BC, V3L 3X1

Tel: 604-520-1166
Fax: 604-520-1169
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