|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre||Casual / On Call||Experienced (Non-manager)||22.0322.03CAD$22.03(Hourly)||2019-01-11||2019-02-10|
The Relief Drop-In Worker assists the drop-in teams to ensure the smooth operation of the Drop-In program and its related services to PARC members (a member is defined as any or all of the following: psychiatric survivor, marginalized, homeless/under-housed or socially isolated person).
Responsibilities: Relief Drop-in Workers carry out a variety of duties during drop-in operations including direct/personal member support, crisis interventions, responding to member concerns and making recommendations for further support activity and follow-up to the core drop-in team. Relief staff carries out various assigned tasks supporting different aspects of the weekend or weekday drop-in program on a shift by shift basis.
The Relief Drop-in Worker provides support and friendly contact for all members using the centre. They share responsibility with full and part-time staff for the safety and preservation of a healthy space and access to PARC for all members. Relief staff may also be directed to assist with PARC group and recreational programs.
Relief Drop-in Workers will assist in the development of community resources, use creative strategies to address systemic issues, and contribute to public education and awareness.
The practice of the Relief Drop-In Worker is guided by the agency’s standards (policies & procedures) and relevant legislation including the Mental Health Act and professional standards and ethics.
Hours of Work:
The Relief Drop-In Worker has work schedules developed on a monthly basis and/or is called in for shift work as needed. Shifts are primarily between the hours of 9 am and 9 pm Monday through Sunday. Relief schedules for program operations provide a minimum of 4.0 hours per shift with hours of work increased up to a full working day (7.5 hours) as the need for this arises.
Wage: $22.03/hour + 4% vacation pay
A cover letter is required.
Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre promotes the principles of and adheres to the tenants of the Ontario Human Rights Code. We strongly encourage applicants with lived experiences, from Aboriginal communities, people of all races, colours, ethnic origins, religions, disabilities, and sexual orientations to apply. We recognize that equitable access to employment is an agent in social change.