Job Posting 102234

Shift Worker, Journey Home
Edmonton John Howard Society
Edmonton area
closes in 7 days (Tue, 30 Jul)
part time

Part-Time Employment Opportunity

Job ID 24-030EJHS

Company Overview:

It is an exciting time to join the team at the Edmonton John Howard Society as we embark on a renewed strategic direction. For over 75 years, EJHS has been rooted in community safety and this will continue to be our focus. We offer individuals and families a chance to heal and reintegrate into the community from justice and related systems. Our new strategic direction is about building on our rich history in the community safety space, including building our community services; building our team; and building our story.

Edmonton John Howard Society strives to provide a meaningful work environment through the following: 

  • Strong focus on employee wellness and work-life balance
  • Service recognition and employee awards
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Part Time Health Spending Account (based on minimum number of hours)

We are a values-driven organization that supports clients from a strength-based approach.  If your values are aligned with our core values listed at:, please consider joining our team.

Position Summary:

Journey Home is a program for 6 adult males who have been given a Not Criminally Responsible Disposition (NCR). Staff are onsite, 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, and provide supervision and support in a safe, stable environment to help residents gradually re-adjust to the community after living in a secure hospital setting. This Program is delivered in partnership with the FACS NCR Treatment Team.


  • Delivery of services in a client-centred, strength-based approach
  • Completion of accurate written documentation, data collection/entry, intakes and assessments
  • Contribute to the management of a high-risk, high-needs client base by being a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Ensure services are being delivered in accordance with Agency Policies and Procedures
  • Contribute to a positive culture by assisting and supporting colleagues as needed and encouraging and teaching others about the unit’s operations
  • Maintain a safe, secure and clean environment
  • Participate in Unit Meetings

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Working towards a Degree or Diploma in human services field with related experience
  • Strong communication and pro-social relationship-building skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a mental health population
  • Knowledge of the Mental Health Population
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a multidisciplinary treatment team

Conditions of Employment:

  • Completion of a Criminal Record Check: A criminal record will not disqualify you from employment with us; we evaluate each application individually.
  • Valid First Aid/CPR
  • Availability to work shift work including weekends, holidays, and awake overnights
  • The successful candidate must be able to work shift work (including holidays, weekends, evenings, and overnight shifts) and be available for a minimum of 4 shifts per month.
  • The hours of shifts are 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm, and 11:00 pm – 7:00 am.
  • The position requires frequent standing, walking up and down stairs, and occasional lifting.


  • This position is to start Immediately
  • The starting wage is $20 per hour.
  • Shift differential will be paid for hours worked between midnight (12:00 am) and 6:00 am.

Safety and harmony in our community

Edmonton John Howard Society is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people of Indigenous heritage, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds

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