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Job Number:  40923
Part-Time Residence Worker (#SS219-RWPT)
Job Posted: Tuesday, 9 January 2018
Closing Date: Tuesday, 16 January 2018
(62 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley Type: Part time
Location: Vancouver, BC Salary: Hourly wage of $17.47 - $20.34

WJS Canada is currently looking for one (1) individual to join the Shortstop team in Vancouver, as a part-time Residence Worker.


Job Reference – #SS219-RWPT


Working hand-in-hand to strengthen people and communities across Canada. 


What’s in it for you?

  • Inspiring, challenging and rewarding work where you will make a difference each and every day that you work.
  • Appreciative teams, appreciative clients, organizational recognition and rewards.
  • Ability to ignite your career, while increasing your knowledge and skills through training and development programs.
  • Comprehensive benefit plans for eligible employees.
  • Competitive Wage (Residence Worker Grid Level 10 $17.47 - $20.34)


What does WJS do? 

At WJS Canada, our goal is to help individuals become active, empowered and involved in their communities. We offer a wide range of local programs and services that encourage inclusion and participation.   Our passion is to improve lives and develop life skills.


Where do we work?

While WJS serves individuals in many communities across Canada, this opportunity is in Vancouver, BC.  Situated on the southern coast of British Columbia, Vancouver offers outstanding scenery, amazing diversity and extensive culture, all within a mild climate.  It is an area rich with eco-adventures and personality.  Often amongst the top places to live in the world, Vancouver offers amenities such as international cuisine, boutique shopping, community festivals, along with the natural beauty of the area, suitable for individuals of every age.  For more information on living and working in Vancouver, visit: http://vancouver.ca/

The Program:

WJS Canada’s Shortstop Youth Resource is a six bed emergency receiving home for aboriginal youth unable to remain in their current homes. We have been providing youth in crisis situations with this safe and nurturing environment for the past 23 years. Shortstop Youth Resource is a single detached home with a warm, inviting atmosphere. It is located within a residential neighbourhood in South East Vancouver, close to major bus routes and the Canada line skytrain.


Youth are encouraged to reach their full potential by discovering their own inner strengths. Shortstop programs balance life skill education with recreation in a culturally appropriate context. The program focuses on encouraging positive life changes and increasing the young person’s self-esteem in a therapeutic environment.


The Position:

Under supervision, the Residence Worker (RW) is responsible for assisting clients to live successfully in residential settings in an accredited agency. Ensures physical, emotional, social, educational and medical needs are met. Assists clients to enhance quality of life with activities of daily living and the development of life skills. Provides behavioral support and supervision in the program and community, implements and monitors individual program plans through observation and accurate reporting, and participates in operating and maintaining the program. 


This position requires membership with CUPE.



One (1) part-time position, with a weekly schedule of 30 hours per week:

  • Friday 1700 - 2400
  • Saturday and Sunday 1600 - 2400
  • Monday 1700 - 2400

As an ideal candidate you possess:

  • Certificate or Diploma in Human Services Field or minimum of two years recent related experience
  • Minimum of one year experience working in complex health
  • Valid CPR/First Aid, WHMIS and Food Hygiene and Sanitation Certificates
  • Valid Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention and Conflict Resolution Certificates
  • Physician’s note confirming suitability, including negative tuberculosis screening test
  • Valid BC Driver’s License with clean driver’s abstract and a reliable vehicle
  • Experience with trauma informed practices
  • Positive behavior supports experience

**Prior to confirmation of employment, all applicants must provide a current (dated within 3 months of hire date) Ministry Check and/or Criminal Record Check. These checks can take a number of weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.


Complete details can be found at https://clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0118-0283&BRID=EX64174&SBDID=21869&LANG=1


Applications will be accepted until January 16th, or until a suitable candidate is found.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Applications will be accepted until January 16th, or until a suitable candidate is found.

Please apply with a resume and covering letter (outline education, experience and references).

Please be sure to include Reference #SS219-RWPT with your submission.
Contact Details:
Colleen Turtle, Program Manager
WJS Canada

Fax: (855) 465-5502
www:   clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0118-0283&BRID=EX64174

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