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Job Number:  46807
Residence Workers, Future Openings (Vancouver)
Job Posted: Wednesday, 1 August 2018
Closing Date: Tuesday, 4 September 2018
(42 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley Type: Casual
Location: Vancouver, BC Salary: Hourly wage of $16.12 - $21.14

WJS Canada is currently looking for individuals to join our team in Vancouver, as Casual Residence Workers (may include Overnight Awake scheduling).


Job Reference #VAN-RWC


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.
  • Flexible scheduling providing opportunity for those currently enrolled in post-secondary education and those with families
  • Opportunity to apply for future openings within WJS, as they arise (i.e. temporary, permanent, part-time and full-time)
  • Competitive Wage (Residence Worker Grid Level 10 $18.15-$21.14 and Overnight Awake Residence Worker Grid Level 6 $16.12-$18.77)


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, these opportunities are 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 Programs:

WJS Canada currently offers five programs within the city of Vancouver:  

  • Cornerstone – Community Living Services
  • Gladstone House - Community Living Services
  • Our Place – Community Living Services
  • River’s Edge - Community Living Services
  • Shortstop Youth Resource – Youth Residential


Each of the Community Living program is designed to provide services to adults we serve with personalized support programs that stress independence, support unique strengths and qualities, and encourage integration into the community.


Our Youth Residential program is designed to encourage youth to reach their full potential by discovering their own inner strengths.  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:

The Casual / On-Call Residence Worker with Overnight Awake scheduling (CRW) is part of a dynamic care-giver team and is responsible for assisting our persons served (PS) to live successfully in residential settings in an accredited agency. Ensures physical, emotional, social, educational, and medical needs are met.  The CRW assists PS to enhance quality of life with activities of daily living and the development of life skills. Provides behavioural 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.  The CRW is skilled in supporting complex health needs and/or youth.  The casual positions within the city of Vancouver require union membership with CUPE. 



These positions will work a variety of shifts that include weekdays, weekends and evening shifts that could include (but not limited to) scheduling of 0800-1600, 1600-2400 and 0000-0800.  Casual shifts will cover vacation, sick time and extra staffing requirements, as needed, up to a maximum of 40 hours per week.  A casual position has the potential to lead into a part-time or full-time role.


As an ideal candidate you possess:

  • Grade 12 education plus certificate or equivalent experience in related human/social service field
  • Preference given to those with a minimum of one year related experience
  • Current WCB Occupational First Aid, Level 1 (or ability to obtain within the probation period)
  • Ability to use common computer applications required (training provided)
  • Valid BC Driver’s License and clean driver’s abstract


**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=J1017-0943&BRID=EX56869&SBDID=21869&LANG=1


Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis, or until suitable candidates are found.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis, until suitable candidates are found.

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

Please be sure to include Reference #VAN-RWC with your submission.
Contact Details:
BC Human Resources
WJS Canada

Fax: (855) 465-5502
www:   clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J1017-0943&BRID=EX56869

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