Victoria Cool Aid Society Temporary Evening Emergency Support Worker Temporary in Victoria, BC

Victoria Cool Aid Society

Branch Victoria BC CA

Temporary Evening Emergency Support Worker
Victoria, BC

Diploma in a related human / social service field. Must have experience in the community social services sector with demonstrated working knowledge of community…

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Job Title: Emergency Shelter Support Worker
Vacancy Status: Temporary
Work Location: Rock Bay Landing
Start Date: September 3,2015
End Date: January 2016 or Return of Incumbent

Hours of Work: 35 a week
Work Days: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, every 2nd Wednesday
Shift: Evening
Start Time: 01:00pm
Finish Time: 11:00pm
Hourly Wage Rate : $17.44-$20.32
Job Classification: Adult, Youth and/or Child Worker

Job Summary: Provides a variety of shelter services including accepting referrals, registering, orienting, supports and advocacy to clients who are homeless. The Support Worker interacts with other service agencies and professionals in support of the client needs.

Qualifications: Diploma in a related human / social service field. At least one (1) year experience working in a related environment. Or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must have experience in the community social services sector with demonstrated working knowledge of community support agencies and resources. Required to complete the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General Criminal Record Check prior to commencement of employment.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Current Food Safe and First Aid certificates.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of theory, principles and practices for at-risk women and emergency shelters services.
  • Demonstrated knowledge/familiarity with related resources such as mental health system and related agencies, welfare system, and addiction support agencies.
  • Demonstrated suitability to work with disadvantaged adults presenting challenging behaviours in an unfamiliar environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated physical/mental ability to perform the duties of the job.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with others respectfully and cooperatively.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and maintain client/worker boundaries.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply and follow safe work procedures.

Required experience:

  • Working in a related environment: 1 year

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Victoria, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-16
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