Job Posting 89748

SIL Overnight Live-In Worker
Mpowr Community and Organizational Supports
Edmonton area
Edmonton, AB
closes in 3 days (Thu, 1 Dec)
on-call / relief / casual  •  $15/Hour (8 hours; 1 hour awake, 7 asleep)

CASUAL SIL OVERNIGHT LIVE-IN WORKER – Edmonton, AB

 

MpowR provides supports to organizations and individuals in the Human Services Sector. As a non-profit charitable organization, we pride ourselves on delivering our services with integrity and a high standard of quality. We provide third-party administrative support, accounting, IT, human resources, casual staffing, professional development, clinical services and property maintenance to empower organizations to run at peak efficiency.

 

MpowR is under contract to provide all Casual SIL Overnight Live-In Workers to Unlimited Potential Community Services’ Supported Independent Living (SIL) program.

 

Program overview: Our supported independent living services provide a comfortable environment for children and youth who require some help developing life skills. We are looking for an individual who has a passion for working with these vulnerable youth, becoming their role model and teaching them life skills through various activities.

 

Position overview: Reporting to the Director of Quality Improvement and Professional Services and the Manager of SIL Services, the Casual SIL Overnight Live-In Worker is responsible for providing late night/overnight supervision and support to the individuals served in the Supported Independent Living (SIL) program.

 

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture, customs and beliefs;
  • Passion for working with children, youth and families;
  • Understanding of current and emerging issues of importance to Indigenous people and communities;
  • Knowledge of Cree language or one of the other Indigenous languages in Treaty 6, 7 or 8 Traditional Territories and/or Metis Settlements will be an asset;
  • Good understanding of health issues affecting youth and adults, such as FASD, drug and alcohol addictions, intergenerational trauma, mental health, suicide and other mental and behavioural issues;
  • Good understanding of cultural differences and how they impact treatment approaches for children and youth;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with proven organizational and documentation skills;
  • Able to work well in a team environment with the ability to handle stressful situations in a non-confrontational, problem-solving manner.

 

Qualifications/Experience: Must have a diploma/degree in Child Youth Care, Social Work (if education is in Social Work, must be registered Social Worker with the Alberta College of Social Workers) education or related field. Previous experience working with children, youth and families would be a definite asset. 

 

Other requirements: A current, clear Police Information Check and Intervention Record Check, both within the last six months. This casual position involves working 8-hour shifts with 1 hour awake time and 7 hours asleep. Hours of work: Sunday to Thursday 11:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. and Friday to Saturday 12:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

 

Pay rate: $15.00/hr plus 4% vacation pay. We also offer free courses and workshops in-house for all of our employees.

 

Our values are integrity, innovation, collaboration, empowerment, customer service, and accountability. If you meet the entrance criteria, hold similar values and are looking to join a dynamic team that works hard to empower and support children, youth and families, please clearly indicate which position you are applying for and submit your Resume and Cover Letter to Human Resources at or fill out an Application here.

 

MPOWR is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all cultures and backgrounds; all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

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