Job Posting 67337

Shelter Workers - Assisted Living
Options Community Services Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Surrey, BC
closes in 5 days (Fri, 22 Jan)
full time  •  Competitive Wage

 

SHELTER WORKER 

Homelessness Services

 

Options Community Services Society

We are a non-profit registered charity providing social services primarily in Surrey, Delta, White Rock and Langley. We believe in helping people help themselves. We believe in collaborating with individuals, businesses, community groups and government to create focused, effective and responsive resources for the community.

We envision a healthy community as a safe and clean environment where we all have a sense of belonging. It is a place where each of us has the opportunity to work and learn, and to develop and realize goals that are meaningful and fulfilling.

 

Shifts Available:

 

Bill Reid Place

Temporary Full-Time (Until March 31, 2021; Sunday-Thursday 2:45 – 10:45pm)

 

Hyland House

Temporary Full Time (Until March 31, 2021; 7-3pm)

Permanent Part-Time Weekends (Saturday and Sunday 6:45-2:45pm)

Permanent Full Time (Monday-Friday 3pm- 11pm)

 

Safe, emergency shelters are available to people (19+ years old) who are currently homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless. Two locations are offered: Hyland house in Newton and Bill Reid Place in Cloverdale. The shelters provide support and assistance with:

  • Improving life skills
  • Finding employment
  • Finding housing
  • Managing your home
  • Integrating into the community
  • Budgeting

QUALIFICATIONS

Skills, abilities and competencies that are considered assets in this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with people with complex needs, including mental illness and addictions
  • Competency engaging and working with marginalized people
  • Experience working in the context of emergency residential settings
  • Good communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Awareness of culturally sensitive issues
  • Current First Aid Certificate required
  • Food Safe Certificate an asset
  • Unrestricted Class 5 driver’s license is required
  • Crisis Line experience an asset.

Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search preceding your start date.

 

  • * An eligibility list will be maintained for up to 6 months.

 

Closing date:

Resumes will be reviewed starting December 28, 2020 but the posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice.

 

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