Are you energetic, passionate, and have a dedicated focus on delivering client-centered supports related to wellness? This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate individual who is interested in social justice, social change, innovation, and collaborative work. e4c’s supportive housing programs provide housing for people in the middle of life transitions, looking for stability, recovery, and a better life. In your role, you serve people who, due to histories of trauma and related mental illness and addictions, need enhanced levels of housing support.
What you bring to the team
- You bring 6 months + of related work experience.
- You are working towards post-secondary education.
- You have working knowledge and experience with harm reduction, person-centered, trauma-informed, natural law, strength-based, collaborative, and/or solution-focused practice.
- You can use personal lived experiences of addictions, mental illness, racism, discrimination, or poverty to develop a connection with the person served.
- You are willing to work in partnership with the AHS clinical team and person served to create positive outcomes.
- You are comfortable working in a team environment.
Important work you will do at e4c
- Provide direct care to residents through the provision of basic needs, adherence to a harm reduction model, best practices, and client-centered approach.
- Build rapport, supervise, and support residents.
- Model appropriate living and life skills, recreational activities, and daily meaningful activities to enable community connection.
- Assist with client casework through maintaining case records, service plans, other documentation, and communication with program staff.
- Teach and model a spectrum of basic life skills in the home and with residents with an overnight focus.
- Work with crisis intervention team, life skills coordinator, and residents to assist in creating opportunities related to goals within the home.
- Maintain all documentation and ensure appropriate file management procedures are followed.
- Comply and adhere to legislation, bylaws, standards (health, fire, safety, city, etc.) related to health and safety.
- Develop and maintain positive relationships with community stakeholders and act as a point of contact.