Temporary Support Worker - Supportive Housing and Shelter for Lift Community Services


How To Apply

Position:Temporary Support Worker - Supportive Housing and Shelter
Employer:Lift Community Services
Sector:Social Assistance
Closing Date:2023-Apr-03
Salary or Wage:$22.65 per hour
Full or Part Time:Full Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:ASAP
Contact:Julie Jenkins


- 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

- Provide support and basic life skills to individuals facing multiple barriers
- Look out for the security and well-being of program participants and their living environment by providing crisis response, overdose response, and home support
- 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

Contract Length: Temporary Leave Replacement for two months (with possibility of extension)
Hours: 40 hours per week, Tuesday to Saturday
Hourly Wage: $22.65 per hour
Job Type: Full-time
Reports to: Program Manager
Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: Until filled
Questions? Contact Julie Jenkins at julie.jenkins@liftcommunityservices.org

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