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Job Number:  39803
Live-In Supportive Roommate, Haven's Way
Job Posted: Thursday, 16 November 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 15 December 2017
(in 3 days)
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
Region: Calgary area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)
Supportive Roommate, Haven’s Way
1 Position, 6 Months Term with possibility of extension
Compensation is $750/month + Room and Board
 
Make a difference in the life of a child
 
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary is a leading provider of quality programs to children and youth, with a $20 million dollar operating budget, that supports the healthy physical, educational and social development of more than 38,000 young people and their families each year.
 
Come join an energetic and fun team that is committed to providing deserving children and youth with hope for the future.  The Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary provide a supportive environment in which to share your experience, develop your skills, and take on new challenges. 
 
If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children, youth and families the Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary is the place for you!
 
HAVEN’S WAY
 
Haven’s Way provides a home for young women between the ages of 14- 24 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.   A safe place to live while they continue their education and acquire life skills required for self-sufficiency.
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
 
The Supportive roommate is responsible for providing a positive and safe environment for the young women living at Havens Way. Further, the role of the Supportive Roommate is to assist the youth during their journey towards self-sufficiency. The Supportive Roommate will be responsible for acting as a role model while living with the girls and supporting them in their daily living. They will assist youth in setting and reaching their goals. The Supportive Roommate will be an advocate for the youth, as well as assisting youth in remaining safe and practicing their independent living skills. This role also ensures that the youth is connected to community resources and healthy activities within their own community so when they transition they can maintain those relations. This Position requires residing at the program.   Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Holding weekly house meetings
  • Assisting youth with household chores
  • Supporting youth in crisis situations 
  • Checking in with youth on a daily basis 
  • Safety planning with youth
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Class 5 driver’s license
  • Acceptable driver’s abstract
  • Driver's Insurance with at least $2 million third party liability coverage and permission to carry passengers for work purposes
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification
  • Criminal check with vulnerable sector, dated within 6 months of the hire date
  • Intervention Record Check, dated within 6 months of the hire date
This is a contracted position with Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary. The position offers a room with attached en-suite in the home. The successful candidate will not be required to pay rent or utilities.  
 
Please Note: Successful candidates will complete criminal record check and child intervention record check at the time of new hire paperwork.  A criminal record check and child intervention record check dated within 6 months of the interview date will also be accepted.
 
We offer the opportunity to be part of a creative and positive work environment, a competitive salary, supports for professional development, opportunity for advancement and the chance to be part of a national organization dedicated to supporting youth to develop skills for life. We are a committed equity employer.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to our website for consideration. No phone calls please, only qualified candidates will be contacted. If this posting is not listed on our website then this position is no longer available.
Contact Details:
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
731 13 AVE NE
Calgary, AB
T2E 1C8
www:   www.boysandgirlsclubsofcalgary.ca/careers/


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