Casual until March 31, 2022
(On-Call Overnight shifts – 7pm-7am)
Extreme Weather Response Shelters
Options Community Services Society
We are a non-profit registered charity providing social services primarily in Surrey, Delta, White Rock and Langley. We believe in helping people help themselves. We believe in collaborating with individuals, businesses, community groups and government to create focused, effective and responsive resources for the community.
We envision a healthy community as a safe and clean environment where we all have a sense of belonging. It is a place where each of us has the opportunity to work and learn, and to develop and realize goals that are meaningful and fulfilling.
Dangerous, severe weather can be life-threatening if you are homeless. We offer response to Extreme Weather Alerts in White Rock, Cloverdale and Ladner operate between October 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022 in response to temperatures below 2 Celsius or rain storms/weather warnings through Extreme Weather Shelters.
The Shelter Attendants provide temporary, emergency overnight care; plan and implement strategies allowing residents to obtain the skills necessary in securing accommodation and/or access to other resources. They will interact with residents in a positive and supportive manner, while maintaining professional boundaries. They will work collaboratively with the resident in attaining designated goals. Shifts will be called out depending on the weather and needs of each shelter and will be based on overnight scheduling between the hours of 7pm and 7am.
HIGHLIGHTS OF KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
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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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