If you are someone who wants to make a difference for young people and our community, this is a fantastic opportunity to begin a career with Phoenix! Offering schedule flexibility, great learning opportunities and the ability to grow within the organization, we look for staff who are dedicated to the work we do. We are committed to supporting staff to meet their professional goals and make every effort to promote from within.
Relief Workers are called on a casual basis to work shifts at Phoenix Youth Shelter (emergency shelter), Phoenix House (long-term residence) and at Phoenix Centre for Youth (walk-in centre). We are hiring people who are available to work at least 20 hours per week. Although we cannot guarantee hours, we are usually able to provide Relief Workers with 30-40 hours of work per week. Relief Workers should be prepared to work in the three programs listed above and to work any time of day including awake-overnights with shift lengths ranging from 3 to 12 hours.
Phoenix serves hundreds of youth who collectively offer great diversity to the organization. To better serve the youth we aim to reflect their diversity in our staff contingent. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for youth and staff. We welcome applications from individuals from equity seeking groups such as racialized/visible minorities, Indigenous/Aboriginal peoples, persons with disability, persons who identify in the 2SLGBTQIA+ community and others who reflect the diversity of our Nova Scotia communities. All employment is decided based on qualifications and merit; however, we encourage self-identification and pronoun introduction on either your covering letter or resume.
Compensation: $20.00 per hour, Employee and Family Assistance Program
Screening Requirements: This position is subject to a criminal record check, vulnerable sector search, a child abuse register check and proof of education.
Please forward a resume and a cover letter (in Word or as a PDF document) with pertinent information about your qualifications to:
Recruitment is on-going.
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