Job Posting 94520

Awake Overnight Housing Support Worker - Holly House
Threshold Housing Society
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
closes in 23 days (Fri, 23 Jun)
full time  •  $24.00-$27.82 per hour + $2.00/hr premium

Threshold Housing Society is an inspiring non-profit organization that is passionate about preventing adult homelessness by providing safe housing, stability, support services, and community to at-risk youth in the Greater Victoria area for over 30 years. The organization serves at-risk youth experiencing homelessness, aging out of care, or fleeing violence who need a place to call home and people who believe in them. Threshold Housing Society believes that every youth has the ability to thrive regardless of history or hardship and offers support to help at-risk youth make healthy choices and shift toward a brighter future.

We are currently looking for Awake Overnight Youth Housing Support staff to provide support to the youth within the Housing Program to settle into the house, manage stressors and potential crisis, and work towards their individualized goals. You are empathetic, adaptable, and motivated by helping others. You are an exceptional relationship builder that has a proven track record of connecting, collaborating, and working effectively with at-risk youth. You have a strong understanding of the principles and practices around working with at-risk youth and you will use that knowledge to provide support, leadership, and healthy role modeling.

What you will bring to the role:

  • A passion for working with and supporting at-risk youth
  • A patient, flexible, and creative mindset
  • 2+ years’ experience working with vulnerable populations and at-risk youth, ideally in the housing and support service sector
  • A bachelor's degree in a related field or a combination of education, experience and/or training
  • Knowledge and understanding of various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • An understanding of substance misuse, mental health and behavioural issues
  • Current, or willing to obtain, Emergency First Aid, and Criminal Record Check

What we will provide in return:  

  • A purpose-driven organization that lives its values
  • The opportunity to do meaningful work that impacts young lives and creates positive change in our community
  • A culture where being your authentic self is welcomed and supported
  • The ability to work with a passionate and diverse team towards a shared goal
  • Employer paid health and dental benefits, employee assistance plan, and generous counselling allowance
  • Pension matching and training and professional development program 

Compensation & Hours: This position is full-time, 4 days on/4 days off rotation, 9.5 hour overnight awake shifts, with a salary range of $24.00 – $27.82 per hour dependent on experience and related skills, with an additional $2.00 per hour premium. The successful candidate can expect to enter the organization no higher than the midpoint of the compensation range.

Threshold is an equal opportunity employer, values diversity of people and communities, and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our organization. We actively seek applications from diverse backgrounds, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, and ethnicities to apply If you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process please let us know by contacting us at .

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