|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Fred Victor||Casual / On Call||Experienced (Non-manager)||N/A||2018-12-19||2019-02-17|
Job Title: Hostel Relief Worker
Position Type: Relief, Bargaining Unit
Number of Positions: As they become available
Rate: $19.54 per hour
Hours: Morning, afternoon and overnight shifts, subject to change
Supervisor: Senior Manager, 24-Hour Respite Program
Posting Date: December 18, 2018
Application Deadline: June 18, 2019
Location: 545 Lakeshore Blvd, West.
Fred Victor is a not-for-profit, multi-service community-based organization that has assisted people living on low incomes in Toronto for close to 120 years. We work in partnership with women and men from diverse backgrounds who face poverty, homelessness, mental health issues, addictions, and/or social isolation to address their needs and hopes and advocate for a more equitable society. Please see our website at www.fredvictor.org.
The Fred Victor 24-Hour Respite Program supports homeless women, men, couples and pets. The position provides primary support to the clients residing at the site using a client-centred, anti-oppression, harm reduction approach. We utilize creative interventions to help homeless people find and maintain housing and to meet their individual goals. The position requires respect for, and expertise working with people who face barriers to service due to mental health, substance use, abuse, social isolation, immigration, unemployment/underemployment and history with the criminal justice system. The clients come from racially, culturally, and ethnically diverse backgrounds. We will serve people with pets, all applicants must be willing to work with animals.
Employee works in an open space area. The respite program is a 24-hour facility. All applicants must be willing to work with animals, and be proximate to animals. All shelter employees must expect to be in potentially threatening situations on a constant basis. It is an emotionally challenging position and at times a physically demanding job.
Please submit a résumé and cover letter detailing how you meet the job requirements By: June 18, 2019 to:
Denise Allen, Senior Manager, 24-Hour Respite Program
Applicants should quote “Hostel Support Worker, Respite program” in the subject line.
No phone calls, faxes, or mailed resumes please.
The final candidate(s) will be required to provide a current police reference check prior to being hired.
We strive to foster a workplace that reflects the diversity of the community we serve and welcome applications from all qualified candidates; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Fred Victor is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection process and work environment. If contacted, please advise the hiring manager if you require any accommodation measures to ensure you will be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation requests will be treated with confidentiality.