Position title
Urgently Hiring Housing Support Workers
Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a positive impact in your community?  Come join our team of like-minded individuals who are committed to uplifting the lives of vulnerable Edmontonians.

This new and rewarding employment opportunity is a career-enhancing experience where you will demonstrate your creative skillset, build relationships throughout all programs, create connections with persons served, and meet new team members.  

This opportunity offers fixed terms that may lead to permanent part-time or full-time positions. The hours of work will vary and you may be scheduled to work up to 40 hours per week.

The work location will be determined based on operational needs and you may be scheduled to work at any Housing Program locations within central Edmonton, giving you foundational experience in all Housing Programs.

The Housing Support Worker is a front-line staff member who is responsible for the delivery of services to persons served. The Housing Support Worker ensures the basic needs of persons served are met with dignity and respect. The Housing Support Worker provides a variety of supports that may include medication administration, conflict resolution, intake, and diversion.

What you bring to the team
  • You bring 1+ years' of experience working with vulnerable populations requiring higher levels of support due to trauma, addictions, mental illness, and/or poverty.
  • You possess a diploma in Social Work, Human Services, or a related field.
  • You have a proven ability to practice relationship-based approaches.
  • You are able to embed in your work the practices of harm reduction, person-centered, trauma-informed, and strength-based care.
  • You are able to remain confident and calm. This work may involve de-escalating crisis situations with individuals under the influence of drugs or alcohol or experiencing a mental health crisis.

Important work you will do at e4c
  • You will contribute to the environmental stability and maintain resident wellness during these stressful times by using an emotional regulation approach.
  • You will help persons served to develop life skills and increase personal wellness.
  • You will do a variety of work and no two days will be the same.

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, e4c continues to take action to protect persons served and staff. Strategies related to e4c’s response to COVID-19 are driven by the guiding principle of taking all reasonable precautions and measures to protect the health and safety of both persons served and staff. In keeping with this intentional purpose, COVID-19 Full Vaccination is a condition of employment for all employees at e4c.  If an individual is unable to be vaccinated due to a protected ground as defined in the Alberta Human Rights Act, e4c will consider requests for a reasonable accommodation. Candidates seeking a reasonable accommodation on this basis will be required to provide relevant documentation in support of the request for a reasonable accommodation.

Employment Type
Temporary, All Housing Programs
Job Location
All e4c locations and sites within Edmonton
Date posted
January 7, 2022
Closing Date
January 21, 2022
Salary and Benefits

Competitive Salary
Professional Development Opportunities
Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

Background Check Process & Requirements

Prior to successful employment with e4c, applicants are required to submit a Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Check and Intervention Record Check (IRC).

Please apply for your Police Intervention Check with Vulnerable Sector Search via your local RCMP detachment or Edmonton Police Service.

You are encouraged to apply for your Intervention Record Check immediately.  There is no cost to apply for an IRC. To access the IRC application form click below.  Please email your completed form  with picture ID to  CS-IRCrequest@gov.ab.ca

Intervention Record Check Form

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Please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to  bhermary@e4calberta.org.

Please include the position(s) title you are applying for in the subject line.

 

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Position: Urgently Hiring Housing Support Workers

Thank you for submitting your application and for your interest in e4c. Due to the volume of applications we receive, only individuals who have been shortlisted will be contacted.