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Job Number:  46026
Residential Support Worker - Homeless Shelters
Job Posted: Thursday, 5 July 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 20 July 2018
(65 days ago)
Elizabeth Fry Society of GV
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Surrey Salary: 18.71 - 20.05

Nature of Work: Wednesday: 10:00 to 20:00, Thursday&Friday:07:30 to 15:30, Saturday: 08:00 to 20:00


We are looking for an Residential Support Worker to work with homeless women.  Our services have a low threshold for entry and we strive to support women in the circumstances of their lives. Your primary responsibility is to establish a working rapport with women and ensure the safety and well being of the residents on a daily basis through providing support and case management. As needed or upon request you will offer women ideas and solutions. Our programs operate on an awake around the clock basis.


Key Duties/Accountabilities:

To provide women with a positive group living environment in which they can plan for their futures and look after themselves and their children. You are responsible for the overall manage and functioning of the program while on duty within the established guidelines and policies of EFry.


Education and Experience:

  • 4 years university or college or/ combination of diplomas in the field of Social Services Or equivalent education combined with experience
  • At least one year previous work experience in a residential environment is required for this position.
  • WCB Level One First Aid, Food Safe Certificate

Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and experience of gender specific needs of women
  • Knowledge of mental health & alcohol/drug issues
  • Understanding of harm reduction philosophy
  • Crisis intervention & counselling skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.



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:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Interested candidates must submit a resume and cover letter in PDF format only via email to:
Contact Details:
Farhad Engineer
Elizabeth Fry Society of GV
402 East Columbia Street
New Westminster, BC, V3L 3X1

Tel: 604-545-0707

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