POSITION: Harm Reduction Worker – Casual on Call VICTORIA, BC
Safe Consumption Site
SALARY:*$21.48 per hour to start* (as per the Collective Agreement)
SHIFTS: 06:30 – 13:45; and 13:30 – 20:30 hours. Shifts are 7 hours in length.
The Harm Reduction Worker supports Lookout’s Safe Consumption Program under the direction of the Program Coordinator. The people we serve may have a variety of challenging and often overlapping problems including serious mental illness, substance abuse (including IV drug use), hygiene issues, treatment (medical, psychiatric and rehab), and increasingly HIV+/Aids. Harm Reduction Workers provide the necessary support of the program including facilitating intakes and orienting guests, and providing support for meeting the needs of clients, as well as providing education on harm reduction methods and the distribution of harm reduction supplies. The Harm Reduction Worker deals with the public, other service agencies, and professionals involved in the support of clients.
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TO APPLY: Submit cover letter and resume
Identify “Victoria Casual” in the subject line
ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WELCOME TO APPLY. THOSE SHORT-LISTED WILL BE CONTACTED. BCGEU, Shop Steward
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