Turning Points Collaborative Society - Vernon, BC
Our organization has over 200 employees and is based out of Vernon, BC and we operate sites and programs in Vernon, Kelowna and West Kelowna. Our programs and sites include Outreach, WorkBC, Homeless Prevention Program, Harm Reduction street clinic, emergency homeless shelters, supportive housing, affordable housing, addictions recovery and second stage recovery.
We are always looking for individuals with excellent people skills, who like helping others, to join our team.
At Turning Points, diversity and inclusion are more than just words to us; they’re principles that drive us as an organization.
Our programs support people from various backgrounds, orientations, and ethnicities, and it’s vital that our staff reflects that same diversity. What’s more, lived experience is a powerful tool to help those facing marginalization and oppression, and varied perspectives help generate better ideas to provide better service.
For these reasons, we strongly encourage applications from the following underrepresented groups:
The Residence Worker (RW) reports to the Site Manager and works in accordance to the mission and philosophy of Turning Points Collaborative Society. RW’s are direct service staff working within a 24-hour, 7 days a week emergency shelter or supportive housing environment with adults struggling with a variety of issues including homelessness, substance use and mental health. They provide intakes, orientations and support for clients and residents and connect with public service agencies relevant to the needs of these individuals without discrimination. RW’s ensure that clients’ physical, emotional, social, medical needs are met and provide a welcoming, safe and secure environment while enhancing quality of life through activities of daily living and the development of life skills. Must be available for a variety of day, afternoon, night and weekend shifts. This position requires union membership.
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Expected start date: 2021-06-18
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual, Permanent
Salary: $21.63-$25.19 per hour
PPE provided, social distancing, additional cleaning and sanitation
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