Relief Support Worker

Aunt Leah's Independent Life Skills Society - Metro Vancouver Regional District, BC (30+ days ago)

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Aunt Leah’s Place is an innovative non-profit organization that helps prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless, and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. We are excited to post that we are actively recruiting for relief staff at Aunt Leah’s House, which is a group home for teen moms who are in government care.

If you are interested to be a part of some upstream work that supports young moms learn how to parent and end the cycle of ministry care, then this job might be for you. It is an excellent opportunity to get experience in the field, as well as working towards permanent employment with Aunt Leah’s Place.

Successful Candidates will have the availability to take shifts during the work week as well as weekends, have Post-secondary or equivalent education with experience in providing support to moms/babies or a relevant combination of education and experience combined with general suitability.

Important Requirements:

  • Undergo & maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Standard First Aid includes Baby Safe
  • TB Test
  • Food Safe
  • Completed Immunization Record
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention

Candidates must possess the following skills:

  • Communication (Verbal & Written) report writing & documentation
  • Ability to follow and implement program policies and procedures
  • Flexibility/Adaptability in managing multiple priorities
  • Interpersonal Abilities & Team Work Skills
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment, think on their feet, and problem solve
  • Crisis Management and Conflict resolution
  • Multicultural/Sensitivity/Awareness (Cultural Competency)

Physical Demands: This position requires some lifting of heavy objects

Work Environment: Employees work alone and are required to check in with the Angel Service in accordance with our policy or working alone

Shifts: A shift is 4-8 hours generally, maybe up to 12.5 hours; employees must remain awake

Compensation: commensurate with qualifications

Job Type: Relief position - casual, on call

How to apply:

We invite interested applicants to e-mail their resume with a cover letter.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest. Short-listed applicants will be contacted for interview.

Job Type: Casual

Experience:

  • working with young moms and babies: 1 year (Required)
  • Support Care: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Secondary School (Required)

Location:

  • Metro Vancouver Regional District, BC (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Class 5 Driver's License (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Required)