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Job Number:  57542
Shelter Attendant - Extreme Weather Response Shelter
Job Posted: Friday, 13 September 2019
Closing Date: Wednesday, 11 March 2020
(in 111 days)
Options Community Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Casual
Location: Surrey, BC Salary: Competitive Wage.

Casual On-Call - Until March 31, 2020

Overnight shifts

 

Extreme Weather Shelters located in White Rock, Cloverdale and Ladner operate between November 1st and March 31st in response to temperatures below 2 Celsius or rain storms/weather warnings.

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working in the Shelter, Attendants will:
    • maintain safety of the site
    • provide First Aid
    • de-escalate crisis
    • providing community resources to clients
    • proving meals as needed
    • accepting clients into the shelter throughout the night
    • doing wellness checks
    • assisting site volunteers
    • maintain positive relationships with the community
  • Communicate with Extreme Weather Shelter volunteers at the beginning and end of shifts any necessary information
  • Perform other duties necessary for the enhancement of the program as directed by senior manager or designate

 

QUALIFICATIONS
Education, Training, and Experience

  • Current Level I First Aid certificate required
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training required
  • Naloxone training required (training can be provided)
  • Crisis Line training an asset

 

Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to identify sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality
  • Must be sensitive to and respectful of cultural and lifestyle diversity
  • Commitment to a problem solving approach
  • Must be flexible and available on short notice
How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please include a cover letter clearly indicating the posting number [#A21440] and outlining your qualifications and related experience for the position.

NOTE: Options Community Services Society is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Applicants not selected for an interview will not necessarily be notified. An eligibility list will be maintained for up to 6 months.

No phone calls please.
Contact Details
Andrea Dodd, Program Manager
Options Community Services Society

Email:
www:   www.options.bc.ca


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