Since 1987, Phoenix has been dedicated to supporting youth and contributing to a vibrant community. Phoenix’s ten locations in Halifax, N.S. provide a continuum of care for youth ages 11-24 and their families. We offer important services and programs including shelter, food, housing support, health care, parenting support, recreation, education and employment services, and clinical therapy. Our team of caring professionals recognizes that each person who comes to us has individual needs as well as strengths. People are the leaders in their own lives; Phoenix is a leader in supporting them. To learn more about Phoenix Youth Programs, visit: www.phoenixyouth.ca
Phoenix serves hundreds of youth who collectively offer great diversity to the organization. To better serve the youth we aim to reflect their diversity in our staff contingent.
Program: Phoenix Youth Shelter provides free, safe, emergency accommodations to youth ages 16-24. The Shelter supplies daily essentials (food, clothing, shelter, etc.) around the clock to youth who seek support. All residents have access to daily programming and are connected with a Key Worker who provides on-going guidance and support to help residents meet their identified goals.
Compensation: A competitive wage, Employee and Family Assistance Program, in-house trainings, and professional development opportunities.
Hours of Work: 40 hours weekly based on a schedule of: Friday 12am-8am, Saturday 8pm-8am, Sunday 8pm-8am and Monday 11pm-7am.
Location: Halifax, NS.
Reports to: Manager, Phoenix Youth Shelter
Screening Requirements: This position is subject to a satisfactory criminal record check including a vulnerable sector search, a child abuse register check and proof of education.
We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment reflective of the youth we serve. We welcome applications from individuals from equity seeking groups such as racialized/visible minorities, Indigenous/Aboriginal peoples, persons with disability, persons who identify in the LGBTQ2S+ community and others who reflect the diversity of our Nova Scotia communities. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications and merit; however we encourage self-identification on either your covering letter or resume.
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