Employment Opportunities

Shelter Worker

Position Description

Duties

  • Client Care
    • Complete client intake & discharge
    • Provide client support, referrals, safety planning and advocating
    • Manage crisis interventions
    • Provide transportation as required
  • Daily Operations
    • Cleaning, cooking & general household maintenance
    • Answer Crisis Line
    • Uphold house regulations
  • Facilitation
    • Ensure opportunities for life skills & education
    • Provide opportunities for recreational activities
  • Administrative Duties
    • Maintain client files
    • Gather confidential data & documentation
    • Attend meetings
    • Perform general office duties
  • Community Relations
    • Ensure donations are recorded, sorted and washed prior to storage
    • Deliver community presentations

Expectations

  • Follow a strict code of confidentiality at all times
  • Adhere to agency policies and procedures
  • Work independently and in a team atmosphere, in accordance to the agency philosophy, mission and goals
  • Complete administrative documentation related to position duties, including outcome measurements, statistics, report writing, timesheets, and expense claims
  • Maintain professional and ethical boundaries
  • Be non-judgmental, respectful, empathetic to clients’ needs, and a healthy role model
  • Participate in community awareness initiatives and training as directed by the Executive Director
  • Complete required valid training within 30 days of hire:
    • Crisis Line
    • CPR/First Aide
    • Safe Food Handling Course/WHMIS

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of Grade 12 and 2 years experience in the human services field
  • A combination of education and experience required to fulfill the duties above
  • Crisis management skills are an asset
  • Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, nights and weekends
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and empathy for victims of interpersonal violence
  • Must live within the service area of North East Outreach and Support Services Inc.
  • Possess a valid Saskatchewan driver’s license
  • Must be prepared to provide a criminal records check, vulnerable persons check and third party liability

Please send application to Alana Kewley via email at akewley@neoss.ca, fax at 306-752-6539 or drop off at the admin office in the Melfort Mall.

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