Job Posting 64457

SIL Overnight Live-In Worker
MPOWR Community and Organizational Supports
Edmonton area
closed 4 days ago (Thu, 17 Sep)
casual / on-call

 

CASUAL SIL OVERNIGHT LIVE-IN WORKER—Edmonton, AB

 

Program overview: Our Supported Independent Living (SIL) services provide a comfortable environment for children and youth who require some help developing life skills. We are looking for an individual who has a passion for working with these vulnerable youth.

 

Qualifications/Experience:

  •  Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture, customs and beliefs;
  • Passion for working with children, youth and families;
  •  Understanding of current and emerging issues of importance to Indigenous people and communities;
  • Good understanding of health issues affecting youth and adults, such as FASD, drug and alcohol addictions, intergenerational trauma, mental health, suicide and other mental and behavioural issues;
  •  Good understanding of cultural differences and how they impact treatment approaches for children and youth;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with proven organizational and documentation skills;
  • Able to work well in a team environment with the ability to handle stressful situations in a non-confrontational, problem solving manner is required.

Other requirements: A clear Police Information Check and a Child Intervention Record Check (dated within last 6 months). Please note: This casual position involves working 8 hour shifts with 1 hour awake time and 7 hours asleep. Hours of work: Sunday to Thursday 11:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. & Friday to Saturday 12 a.m. – 8 a.m.

 

Pay rate: $15.00 an hour plus 4% vacation pay.

Closing Date: September 17, 2020.

 

Our values are integrity, innovation, collaboration, empowerment, customer service and accountability. If you meet the above criteria, hold similar values and are looking to join a dynamic team that works hard to empower and support children, youth and families, please submit your resume and cover letter to .

 

MPOWR is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all cultures and backgrounds; all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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