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Job Number:  40176
Casual Relief Worker - Adult Transitional Housing Project
Job Posted: Friday, 1 December 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 8 December 2017
(75 days ago)
Region: Edmonton area Type: Casual
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.


A partnership between Alberta Health Services and e4c has launched an exciting project opening four new complex needs transitional houses in 2017. Our houses will offer a safe and supportive place for clients to stay while planning their next transition.


Our houses have recovery oriented services using a harm reduction model, a welcoming environment, inclusive care, and a commitment to excellence. We are looking for energetic, passionate and dedicated individuals to deliver our wellness focused client support model.


This position reports to the Site Manager, and provides key support to the program residents by fulfilling many of the regular duties of full-time staff when they are unavailable to work.


Hours: Flexible hours determined by program needs.   


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

  • Provide direct care to residents through provision of basic needs, adherence to a harm reduction model, best practices, and client-centered approach.
  • Build rapport, supervise, and support residents.
  • Model appropriate living and life skills, recreational activities, and daily meaningful activities to enable community connection.
  • Assist with client case work through maintaining case records, service plans, other documentation, and communication with program staff.
  • Teach and model a spectrum of basic life skills in the home and with residents with an overnight focus.
  • Work with crisis intervention team, life skills coordinator, and residents to assist in creating opportunities related to goals within the home.
  • Maintain all documentation and ensure appropriate file management procedures are followed.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy living environment and adherence to safety and security protocols.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Certifications

  • Some post-secondary training in a human service field AND 6 months of related work experience.
  • Current Police Information Check and Child Intervention Checks.
  • Current Standard First Aid.
  • Current Suicide Intervention First Aid and CPR.
  • Valid Driver’s License, registration and insurance, and operation of personal vehicle required.


  • Ability to build, maintain, and model healthy relationships
  • Can demonstrate a respectful and collaborative approach
  • Ability to work in various homes within the Inner Ways and Emerging Adults Ability to provide leadership and make decisions related to intakes and complex circumstances.
  • Empathetic, enthusiastic team player that possesses the ability to work with initiative and independence.
  • Demonstrated ability to mediate and resolve conflict.
  • The ability to work with initiative and independence.
  • Mastery of a diversity of practical skills and how to model them.
  • Working knowledge of community resources available to participants.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of inner city, homelessness, poverty, mental health, addiction, prostitution, abuse and multicultural issues.
  • Awareness of and desire for reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.
  • A strong understanding and desire for social justice.



  • Empathetic Outlook: The ability to perceive and understand the feelings and attitudes of others; the ability to place oneself “in the shoes” of another and to view a situation from their perspective.
  • Communication: Comfortable communicating formally, informally, in groups and one-on-one.  Able to obtain and share information, ideas, and problems.  Able to ask for advice, support and accept feedback
  • Relationship Building: Able to build formal and informal professional relationships.  Fosters respect and reciprocity with participants/tenants, team members, other e4c personnel, external service providers and community members
  • Accountability: Able to define expectations for self and others and to act to fulfill these expectations.  Able to self-reflect, monitor and correct one’s own actions, as well as others’ actions)
  • Integrity and Ethical Behavior - a clear understanding of ethical and practices. Aligns behavior with an ethical framework.


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.
Please forward Cover Letter and Resume to:
Contact Details:
Website: www.e4calberta.org

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