Based in Toronto, Homes First have been providing supportive housing and shelter for over 35 years with a focus on the chronically homeless, people with complex mental health and addictions issues, and seniors. We operate from a harm reduction and client-centred approach.
Homes First is a rapidly growing organization and we need hardworking people to join us at our shelters and respites to provide services to those people with the fewest housing options.
For more information please visit our website.
Homes First is growing and needs enthusiastic Weekend Relief Community Shelter Workers for several of our sites in Toronto, Ontario.
Weekend Relief Community Housing Workers work every other weekend, earning between $20.52 and $24.82 per hour plus 7% in lieu of benefits. Relief Community Shelter Workers on Weekend Contracts are also able to pick up additional shifts throughout the week, if they choose to do so.
Your responsibilities in this role will include:
In order to qualify for this role, you will need a post-secondary education in a related field along with previous experience working with people who are homeless, under-housed, or hard to house. Individuals with a differing mix of experience and education may also be considered. Certificates in First Aid, CPR, Crisis Prevention and Intervention are all an asset.
As our ideal candidate you will have some knowledge of tenant populations, diversity issues, anti-discrimination practices, and the systematic reasons for homelessness. You will also possess excellent communication skills, the capability of comfortably working both as part of a team and with minimal supervision, and a proven track record of going beyond the call of duty in your passion for working to break the cycle of homelessness for people with the fewest housing options. You'll also join us with knowledge of relevant laws, standards, and guidelines. Certificates in First Aid, CPR, Crisis Prevention and Intervention an asset.
Individuals with strong critical thinking and decision making skills will excel in this role, as will individuals with cultural sensitivity and an awareness of the broad diversity of people who are without a safe space to live.
In appreciation of your hard work and dedication, you can expect to be rewarded with a highly attractive hourly wage of $20.52 to $24.82 per hour.
As well as joining a positive unionized environment you can also look forward to receiving fantastic benefits, including:
Upon joining Homes First, you will be welcomed into a supportive and inclusive team. We greatly value the contributions of all our team members and are committed to providing a safe and rewarding working environment as well as opportunities for professional development and career progression.
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