Job Posting 68152

Shelter Worker
Options Community Services Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed 5 days ago (Fri, 26 Feb)
full time

Hyland House is a safe emergency shelter, 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

Education, Training, and Experience

The candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and experience.
  • Current First Aid Certificate required.
  • Unrestricted Class 5 driver’s license is required.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Food Safe Certificate an asset
  • Crisis Line experience an asset.
  • 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.

Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search preceding your start date.
Applicants with lived experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

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