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Casual Support Worker - Housing and Shelter for Lift Community Services


How To Apply

Position:Casual Support Worker - Housing and Shelter
Employer:Lift Community Services
Sector:Social Assistance
Closing Date:2024-Jul-15
Salary or Wage:$23.15 per hour (day shifts) and $25.15 per hour (night shifts)
Full or Part Time:Casual
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:ASAP


- Familiar with local community resources
- Basic understanding of street culture
- Ethically aligned with Harm-Reduction practices
- Demonstrated ability to perform home support
- Reliable, responsive, and supportive team member
- Demonstrates excellent communication and active listening skills
- Demonstrates concise and ethical documenting skills
- Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain client confidentiality
- Demonstrates professional boundaries
- Demonstrates understanding of emergency response protocol
- Ability to remain alert and perform tasks in a demanding environment
- Ability to remain calm and responsive during crisis incident response
- Contributes to a culturally safe environment
- Ability to lift and carry up to 20lbs and walk 3 flights of stairs throughout shift

Duties and Responsibilities

- In this role, you will provide support and basic life skills to individuals facing multiple barriers
- You will look out for the security and well-being of program participants and their living environment by providing crisis response, overdose response, and home support
- You value genuine inclusivity and believe that we as a community, are ethically accountable for the health and wellness of all who live here

Additional Details

- Shifts are available at both Supportive Housing and the Shelter
- Hours: Day shifts (8am-8pm) and/or night shifts (8pm-8am)

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