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Position Description

Position Title:                                  LifeHouse Transitional Housing and Emergency Shelter Case Workers

Report to:                                         LifeHouse Coordinator                                          

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, and Casual positions. One year terms with possibility of extension. Please indicate whether you are applying to a Full-time, Part-time, or Casual position when submitting a cover letter and resume.

Wage: $20.00 per hour

Shifts: Mornings, Days, Evenings, Overnights

Position Summary:

The Case Worker position provides transitional housing for women and children and emergency shelter for single women. The shelter will offer temporary, short-term housing, while transitional housing will provide for longer term support, up to one,(1) year of safe, supportive housing.

Guests of LifeHouse will be engaged in a comprehensive Case Management process designed to provide wrap around services, mentoring support, and referrals to other community agencies and services for outreach services required.

Principle Responsibilities and Accountability:

  • A Case Worker has the responsibility of working cooperatively with other staff to help create and maintain a safe and supportive environment for women and children aimed at promoting and maintaining the  mission, mandate, vision, values, and policies of LifeHouse and the individuals it supports.
  • Maintain and promote the well-being, uniqueness, and independence of each guest of LifeHouse.
  • Provide a safe, non-judgmental, and empowering environment to guests of LifeHouse by listening to women and exhibiting sensitivity and concern when interacting with the guests
  • Provide a supportive environment for women who are experiencing crisis in the areas of mental health, addictions, and other areas of family crisis.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of guest’s names and individuals who utilize LifeHouse services.
  • Develop, implement, and follow the Individual Service Plan (ISP) developed through the Case Management Process, by providing LifeHouse guests with supportive and helpful interventions.
  • Assist LifeHouse guests of daily living including, but not limited, to arranging appointment, transportation, accessing community outreach services, and financial support as needed
  • Maintain safety and security by monitoring all aspects of the LifeHouse Policies and Procedures.
  • Ensure the safety of the transitional housing and emergency shelter by completing security checks.
  • Provide the LifeHouse Coordinator with information on potential problems and assist in development of solutions and/or innovative approaches to problems.
  • Provides shelter residents with information, advocacy, and resources.
  • Supervise and assist in the daily functions of the shelter, including meal preparation, chores, and work with residents to maintain a neat and clean environment.
  • Assist guests of LifeHouse in orienting to communal living.
  • May be required to stay and cover following shift in case of emergency, inclement weather, if next shift relief does not report to work and if unable to find coverage.
  • May be required to work evenings or weekends as directed by LifeHouse Coordinator.

Administration:

  • Providing and maintaining adequate guests’ records and reports.
  • Document crisis calls, intakes, evaluations, discharge, and other significant events.
  • Enter end of shift report in logbook / HIFIS for coworker and supervisor review and follow up.
  • Notify LifeHouse Coordinator of unusual cases, irregularities,

accidents, illnesses and required repairs.

  • Attend regular staff meetings as required.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required/assigned.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Keep informed of key government programs for eligibility and benefit of LifeHouse guests
  • Interact with government department staff and other community agencies on behalf of LifeHouse guests.
  • Develop and maintain a positive interaction with community agencies for the benefit of guests and LifeHouse.
  • Participate in committee work as assigned/required.

Position Specification:

Education and Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social science or a community college diploma in social services or an equivalent acceptable to the employer.
  • Knowledge of case management procedures and Individual Service Plan development for guests

Experience:

  • At least two years experience in the social service field.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Valid CPR and First Aid Certificate
  • Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Comprehensive knowledge of community resources, programs and services.
  • Ability to use numerous computer programs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Knowledge of the dynamics and the impact of violence on women and children
  • Ability to organize information on community resources and relate same to other staff members, LifeHouse guests, and the public.
  • Ability to work overnight shift.
  • Demonstrate organizational skills and abilities.
  • Demonstrate initiative.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to deal effectively with difficult situations in a calm and objective manner.
  • Exercise responsible judgment.
  • Possess critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.

Environment:

This is a non-unionized position

Application Deadline: 4PM, September 24th.

To apply: Email a cover letter and resume to:

                lifehousecoordinator@gmail.com

*Please indicate whether you are applying for a Full-time, Part-time, or Casual position.
* Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


Position Type:                         Breakfast & After School Programming Employee

Salary Range:                          $14.00 to $16.00 Based On Experience

Hours:                                     40 Hours Per Week / Monday-Friday / Mornings, Afternoons and Evenings Based On Programming!


Summary of Casual, On Call Position:

The BGC Summerside and BGC Wellington & Area are looking for candidates interested in a casual / on call employment.   If you are interested in working in a fast-paced environment with the goal of providing our community’s children and youth a safe and fun place for them to learn and grow, as well as providing them with as many opportunities as possible to succeed, then you are encouraged to submit a resume today!  With the increase of demand for programs as well as new initiatives, the BGC Summerside and the BGC Wellington & Area are looking for employees that are able to:

  • Provide a safe and healthy environment for children to play, learn and grow in.
  • Supervise a group of children and youth alongside co-workers.
  • Organize and implement fun and safe activities that will meet the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of the children and youth in the program.
  • Provide nutritious snacks to children and youth in the program.
  • Ensure equipment and the facility is clean, well maintained and safe at all times.
  • Be a positive guidance and a role model for our members.
  • Perform independently as well as part of a team environment.
  • Assist with fundraising responsibilities.
  • Work a flex work schedule (weekdays, weeknights and weekends).
  • Perform light maintenance (sweeping, taking out the garbage, wiping down counters etc.)
  • Performing other related duties asked by the supervisor.

Employment Requirements:

  • Have the ability to develop and implement activities by collaborating with other employees in the department.
  • Good decision-making skills.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Effective verbal and communications skills.
  • Education and Experience in a related field will be taken into consideration.
  • Have the ability to work well with co-workers.
  • Courteous manners with the public.
  • Punctual, meticulous and reliable.
  • Have the ability to consistently show up on time daily.

Please send your resume to jobopportunities@ssidebgclub.com.  Thank you in advance for your interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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