Weekend Contract Community Shelter Worker - Homes First
Community Shelter Worker - Weekend Contract
We are growing and currently have several positions available for Saturdays and Sundays. There are several shifts available, including 4pm to 12am and 12 to 8am.
This position supports clients in their housing by assessing and supporting their needs and adhering to the mission statement and policies & procedures of Homes First Society.
provide support to clients who are facing issues of poverty, mental health, addictions, abuse, social isolation and more
demonstrated ability to work with people with hoarding behaviours and who have mental health and addiction issues.
use case management as a tool to support residents in meeting their goals
provide support including work readiness, basic life management skills, anger management, addiction counseling, assertive communication, setting goals, giving and receiving feedback, self-esteem, conflict resolution, problem solving and managing change
apply knowledge of group processes and dynamics
apply knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act
use excellent organizational and time management skills
work independently and as part of a team
communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
post-secondary education or equivalent
several years of experience working with people who are homeless, under-housed and who are hard to house
knowledge of tenant population, diversity issues, anti-discrimination practices and systemic reasons for homelessness
excellent interpersonal skills
certificates in First Aid, CPR, Crisis Prevention and Intervention an asset
ability to work evenings
Working in an environment where there may be smoke is required.
The successful applicant must provide a criminal record check that is satisfactory to Homes First Society
Homes First Society is an equal opportunity employer
Please send your cover letter and resume to Homes First, Attention Human Resources, Fax: 416-214-1873 or email: email@example.com