Position: Residential Support Worker (Addictions) Type: Relief (varied shifts/round-the-clock)
Program: Firth Posting #3: 2316-112020
Location: Abbotsford Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Schedule: Overnight, Weekend & Statutory Holidays
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver (EFry) is a charitable organization that supports women, girls and children at risk, involved in or affected by the justice system. Our programs work to break the cycle of poverty, addiction, mental illness, homelessness and crime.
Located in Abbotsford, the Firth program provides a continuum of live-in services for women with substance use concerns. Up to 6 women are provided non-medical detox services for up to one week, with support from Fraser Health medical staff. Firth also provides women 30 days of support-recovery in which to stabilize while abstaining from substance use; and 3-5 months of structured support recovery. Support workers are responsible for case planning, group facilitation, linkage with community resources, transition planning, and the day to day running of the facility.
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