Job Posting 72007

Shelter Worker - Hyland House
Options Community Services Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Surrey, BC
closes in 23 days (Wed, 7 Jul)
part time - term / contract  •  Competitive Wage - Benefits not applicable

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: Bill Reid Place in Cloverdale and Hyland House in Newton. 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:

Must have:

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

 

Assets:

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

 

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

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  • 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
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