Housing and Shelter Support Worker in Canada With Visa Sponsorship | Full Time Job

Housing and Shelter Support Worker in Canada

Housing and Shelter Support Worker in Canada With Visa Sponsorship | Full Time Job

Job details: Housing and Shelter Support Worker in Canada

Port Alberni Friendship Center
Alberni, BC
Permanent | Part-time | Full-time | Casual

Benefits: Housing and Shelter Support Worker in Canada

  • Casual dress
  • Extended health care
  • Wellness Program
  • RRSP match
  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Vision care
  • Life insurance

Skills: Housing and Shelter Support Worker in Canada

  • FoodSafe
  • High school diploma or GED
  • First Aid Certification
  • Communication skills

Full job description: Housing and Shelter Support Worker in Canada

The Port Alberni Friendship Center is seeking to fill various Housing & Shelter Support Worker positions on a full-time, part-time, and on-call basis.

Position Summary: Under the direct supervision of the team leader, the Housing & Shelter Support Worker provides culturally sensitive, non-judgmental support, advocacy, and resource information to residents & guests.

Key Responsibilities: Housing and Shelter Support Worker in Canada

  • Helps create a friendly and inclusive atmosphere for every inhabitant, visitor, and member of the community.
  • Introduces newcomers and visitors to the layout and community living rules of the residence, and strives to foster friendly interactions among the inhabitants and guests.
  • Offers daily information about on-site activities to both residents and visitors, to promote participation during their stay.
  • Offers community members individualized care and assistance that is considerate of cultural differences, delivered through empathetic understanding and kind-heartedness.
  • Offers information to locals and visitors about the support options accessible through our different community allies, and facilitates the necessary recommendations.
  • Offers cultural assistance upon request from the individuals living and visiting there.
  • Guarantees the protection and safeguarding of the premises while promoting autonomy, accountability, and the most beneficial way of living for individuals residing in the program and visitors.
  • Takes part in aiding and motivating residents and guests to achieve their aims and aspirations.
  • Upholds transparent, sincere, and considerate straightforward dialogue with inhabitants, visitors, and fellow employees.
  • Offers assistance and mediates disagreements among individuals and collectives living within the community.
  • Participate in all compulsory educational sessions, gatherings, and festivities as needed.
  • Ensures that all necessary data input for HIFIS and other statistical records is fully and accurately carried out as needed.
  • Makes certain that all necessary paperwork is thoroughly filled out as mandated.

Qualifications/Skills & Abilities: Housing and Shelter Support Worker in Canada

  • Prior work history includes serving in a direct support role assisting individuals facing multifaceted challenges, including those grappling with financial hardship and lacking stable housing.
  • Eager to collaborate with individuals facing challenges related to substance use, as well as those seeking mental and spiritual health, all while employing a perspective that is both informed by an understanding of trauma and focused on leveraging their inherent strengths.
  • Cultural Awareness: Understanding of the historical context of indigenous peoples, including the history of the Indian Residential Schools and the foster care system, coupled with a consistently non-judgmental and respectful approach in various circumstances.
  • Collaborative individual: possesses the skill to deliver outstanding service to clients and seamlessly cooperate with colleagues, local affiliates, and visitors with utmost professionalism on every occasion.
  • The ability to make wise decisions, possess excellent skills in both writing and speaking and uphold privacy and discretion.
  • Carry out every task necessary to maintain a safe setting for everyone.
  • It is necessary to fully comprehend and feel at ease operating within the parameters of a strategy that focuses on decreasing negative consequences associated with high-risk behaviors, known as a Harm Reduction approach.
  • Capability to perform effectively when under stress and to handle emergencies and stressful situations when necessary.
  • Reliable, flexible, and accountable.

Required Training: Housing and Shelter Support Worker in Canada

  • Valid First Aid, and Food Safe Certificates.
  • Clear criminal record and vulnerable persons check.
  • Cultural Awareness,
  • Trauma Informed Practice,
  • Cultural Safety,
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention,
  • Mental Health First Aid,
  • Indigenous History and Reconciliation,
  • LGBT2Q+ Awareness,
  • Substance Use/Naloxone administration,
  • Intergenerational Trauma, and
  • Self-Care/Wellness

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent, Casual

Salary: $25.00-$26.00 per hour

Benefits: Housing and Shelter Support Worker in Canada

  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care
  • Wellness Program

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required

Schedule: Housing and Shelter Support Worker in Canada

  • 12-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Morning shift
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Education: Housing and Shelter Support Worker in Canada

  • Secondary School (preferred)

Work Location: In person

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