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Resident Support Worker - Supportive Housing for PREP Society (PREP)


How To Apply

Position:Resident Support Worker - Supportive Housing
Employer:PREP Society (PREP)
Sector:Social Assistance
Closing Date:2019-Oct-15
Salary or Wage:$23.31 per hour
Full or Part Time:Casual
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:When position is filled
Contact:Fernando Gomez


- (Auxiliary/On-Call)
- Must be available for both last minute and scheduled shifts
- Shifts can range from 4-12 hours including weekends, awake overnights, and holidays
- Clear Criminal Record Check including the vulnerable sector
- Reliable transportation to work for all hours with the possibility of a 3am start time in mind
- Minimum Grade 12 / GED
- Current First Aid and CPR +AED
- Minimum of two years sobriety if you have had concerns related to substance use
- Physically and mentally capable of performing job duties
- Effective oral and written communication and documentation

Duties and Responsibilities

- Provides support, advocacy and empowerment to at-risk adults in a support housing program
- Operate under low barrier Housing First principles and embracing a harm reduction philosophy
- Develop and facilitate programs for residents
- Develop and maintain client based case plans (housing, health, treatment and finances)
- Working with outside agencies and community resources, including RCMP
- Maintains the security of the building
- Janitorial and maintenance duties (sweeping, mopping, painting)

Additional Details

- The Resident Support Worker reports to the Supportive Housing Manager and works in accordance with the mission and philosophy of PREP Community Programs including following PREPís policies and Code of
Ethics. DIVERSITY PREP Community Programs serves a diverse group of people and we need a staff that reflects that diversity. Applicants who self-identify as being part of the groups which are underrepresented or have additional barriers to the labour market are encouraged to apply
- Please ensure to include a letter of interest/cover letter stating what interests you in this position and how you think you can contribute. If you do not have direct work experience please talk about your knowledge, previous advocacy, curiosity or lived experience that may be relevant

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