Overnight Shelter Relief Worker

Youth Empowerment & Support Services - Edmonton, AB (28 days ago)

Apply Now

We are currently looking for Overnight Shelter Relief Workers to join our team at YESS!

Who we are: Youth Empowerment & Support Services (YESS) is a not-for-profit agency working with youth facing difficult realities. We provide overnight, residential and day programming to youth who access our services. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and safe work environment for people of all backgrounds. YESS is also a pet-friendly workplace.

The successful candidates would be able to provide coverage for our regular staff or work alongside, as required, during nights at our Shelter program (overnight awake shift) and during the day at our Armoury Resource Centre throughout the week and weekends. It is a requirement that Relief staff work at least 24-hour shift per pay period (every 2 weeks).

Current candidates MUST have availability to work weekday Monday-Friday overnight awake shifts (8:45pm-8:45am). Please specify all hours of availability in your cover letter.

Resumes that are submitted without your general hours of availability listed will not be considered.

Job Summary

Providing a safe, clean and secure environment for the youth ages 15-24
Assisting with intakes
Light housekeeping duties
Helping youth chose and prepare nutritious meals
Working with youth to develop household responsibilities
Role modeling Appropriate behaviors
Maintaining records and entering information into a database and performing clerical duties
Other duties as required

Qualifications

Degree or Diploma in Child & Youth Care or related Human Services field
A minimum one-year experience in Youth Work or Social Work
Experience working in a shelters or drop-in centers will be considered an asset
CYCAA Child and Youth Care certification will be considered an asset

Other Requirements

A criminal record check obtained less than six months ago
Child Intervention Record check obtained less than six months ago
Valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract
Knowledgeable and respectful of values, beliefs and practices of Aboriginal and other cultural and diverse groups
Good written and verbal communication skills
Basic computer proficiency

YESS is an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and safe work environment for people of all backgrounds. YESS is also a pet-friendly workplace.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those shortlisted will be contacted.