Job Posting 66228

Overnight Residential Support Worker
Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, New Westminster, BC
closes in 5 days (Mon, 30 Nov)
full time  •  $20.11/hr

Position:              ON Residential Support Worker                               Type:                    Full-time (40 hrs/wk)

                              (Community Corrections)

Program:             Columbia Place                                                           Hourly Wage:    $20.11

Location:             New Westminster                                                       Posting #1:         2165-102020

Schedule:            Line C -Tues-Thurs: 2200-0800/                                Closing Date:      1700H Nov. 5th

                                          Friday: 2230-0830                                                                       

 

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 New Westminster, Columbia Place provides up to 17 women on conditional release from the Fraser Valley Institution for Women with a supportive communal housing program in which they can demonstrate their ability to self-manage and complete the terms of their order from the Parole Board of Canada.  Operating on an awake basis around the clock, staff support women to complete the community plan they presented to the Parole Board, and report, as legally required, on the women’s whereabouts to enable the governing legislative requirements to be met.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide one-on-one programming, monitoring and case management support to women on conditional release within a halfway house setting
  • Provide for the safety and well-being of residents and the community
  • Record all activities and interactions with participants
  • Perform light housekeeping duties ensuring quality control for all equipment and maximum cleaning effectiveness

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • BA in Criminology or other relevant Social Science Degree or Diploma in Social Services with minimum 1- 2 years’ experience with criminalized women in a residential environment
  • Proven knowledge related to incarceration and parole
  • Good working knowledge of legislation and policies related to Social Assistance & Mental Health Act

 

SKILL & ABILITIES:

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Food Safe Level 1 and First Aid Certificates required
  • Must have own vehicle and valid BC Driver’s License
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.

 

Efry actively promotes a program of employment equity and equal opportunity to ensure equal access to employment opportunity for all persons. 

 

Union membership is required upon hire.

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