St. Leonard’s Community Services Brantford has been an established part of the community for more than 50 years, and is accredited for our excellence in serving children, youth, adults, and families.
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St. Leonard’s Community Services offers a continuum of social housing services to meet client needs ranging from homelessness to independent living. As part of the continuum, we offer Emergency Shelter Intake Services to support clients in securing emergency accommodations, a warming and cooling centre, as well as our emergency shelter, Transitional Housing and Supportive Housing programs.
The Emergency Shelter Intake Services program will be staffed 24/7 and will be open to the public 16 hours a day to offer in-person and onsite support, connecting clients to available resources including housing services. Staff overseeing the Emergency Shelter Intake Services program will be located out of the warming and cooling centre during opening hours between 8am-12am and in addition to answering the phone lines, they will be responsible for supporting individuals accessing indoor support, 365 days a year, including accessing showers, laundry, food and hygiene supplies.
As the Emergency Housing Support Worker for the Emergency Shelter Intake Services and warming and cooling centre, you will:
Hours of work: days, afternoons, and nights primarily on weekends
Training: Initial comprehensive training related to all aspects of the role, as well as access to ongoing professional development
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Hourly wage range: Band #2 - $22.25 to $25.25 plus shift premiums
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Start date: as soon as possible
St. Leonard’s Community Services Inc. is committed to implementing the Calls to Action framed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We acknowledge that we live and work on the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and traditional territories of the Erie, Neutral, Huron-Wyandot, the Haudenosaunee, and some of the Ojibwa Nation. The territory is mutually covered by the Dish with One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant. We are grateful to have the opportunity to work in this community, on this territory. We also acknowledge that the settler population has been able to benefit from this beautiful land. We are all treaty members and will strive to act in solidarity with Indigenous Peoples and center their voices.
The Agency values the diverse and intersectional identities of its clients and staff. The Agency regards equity and diversity as an integral part of excellent community service and is committed to accessibility for all staff. The Agency seeks applicants who embrace our values and beliefs around respect for the dignity and diversity of our clients, staff, and community. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis, and/or Inuit/Inuk, Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
The Agency encourages applications from all qualified individuals. If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of our contact so that we may arrange for their provision.
Personal information submitted will only be used for the purposes of the competition in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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