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Source: LocalWorkBC.ca Listed: Thursday 11 October, 2018
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Victoria Cool Aid Society 
Emergency Shelter Support Worker 

Job Title: Emergency Shelter Support WorkerVacancy Status: Full-Time Temporary, four positionsProgram: Residential ServicesWork Location: Cool Aid Temporary Shelter - Pandora AvenueJob Classification: Residence Worker to Adult, Youth and/or Child WorkerUnion: BCGEUCollective Agreement: Community Social ServicesStart Date: October 2018End Date: March 31, 2019Hours of Work: 77 hours biweeklyShift: OvernightPosition 1: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, alternating Saturdays Position 2: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, alternating Tuesdays Position 3: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, alternating Saturdays Position 4: Saturday, Sunday, Monday, alternating TuesdaysStart Time: 8:15pmFinish Time: 7:15amHourly Wage Rate: $20.33 - $22.58
Benefits: Eligible for 100% employer paid perks! We offer comprehensive extended health and dental plans and cover employee MSP premiums. Employees also enjoy:3 weeks paid vacation, prorated annuallyPaid statutory holidaysGenerous leave benefitsFrequent training opportunities
Job SummaryProvides 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.
QualificationsDiploma 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. Class 5 drivers licence and clear drivers abstract necessary.
Required to complete the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General Criminal Record Check prior to commencement of employment.
Skills AbilitiesCurrent 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.
Panel Interview: YesSkills Test: No
Internal Candidates: Please forward written letter of interest and resume in confidence to Felicia Rozon, 101-749 Pandora Avenue Victoria, BC V8W 1N9, or email to hire@coolaid.org.
External Candidates: Please complete the online Application for Employment form found here https://CoolAid.org/apply.
To meet us in person please come and see us live on site at The Black Press Extreme Education Career Fair Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Bay Street Armoury, 715 Bay Street, Victoria B.C. (1029422h)

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