Program: Residential Services
Compensation: $18.15 / hour + $0.50 shift differential for shifts between 12:00am-8:00am + EAP
Status: First two weeks of training will be full-time Monday through Friday 12:00am-8:00am commencing on November 25. Full Time for the month of December-January 4, 2020 (12:00am-8:00am), including stats. Potential for casual thereafter (no guaranteed hours).
Location: Kelowna, BC – New Gate
Term: November 25, 2019 – January 4, 2020
John Howard Society of Okanagan & Kootenay (JHSOK) is one of 8 John Howard Societies in BC and 61 across Canada that, while independent charitable organizations, share the same mandate. We have operated in the Okanagan for more than 60 years and are known for offering a wide range of innovative services within the fields of community justice, social services, health and safety, and public interest issues.
Our mission is: “Safe, healthy and inclusive communities in the Okanagan & Kootenay region and that we are the trusted voice on social and criminal justice issues in our region.” Guided by evidence informed practices, a harm reduction lens, and a person-centered approach, we are able to support people from assorted circumstances and needs including, but not limited to, homelessness, mental illness, addiction and developmental disabilities.
Assists clients to live successfully in a residential setting through which a harm reduction approach is utilized, as it is our focus to keep people safe, minimize death, disease and injury associated with higher risk behaviour. Ensures that client’s physical, emotional, social, educational, and medical needs are met. Assists clients to enhance quality of life with activities of daily living and the development of life-skills.
Key Accountabilities & Performance Indicators
*Other duties within the scope of work as assigned by the Director of Residential Services
*A combination of education and experience may be considered relevant to expectations of this position
What We Offer
DIVERSITY: We serve a diverse group of people and encourage our staff to embrace these diversities. People of diverse backgrounds, identification, and cultures are encouraged to apply.
JHSOK welcomes your interest in the above opportunity. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply with cover letter and resume stating the position they are interested in.
While we thank all those who apply, only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
To learn more about JHSOK, please visit: http://www.johnhowardbc.ca/regions/cso/welcome/
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Salary: $18.15 /hour