|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Fred Victor||Full Time||Experienced (Non-manager)||N/A||2019-05-07||2019-05-21|
Job Title: Hostel Overnight Support Worker
Position Type: Bargaining Unit, Permanent, Reduced Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Rate: $25.74 per hour
Hours: Thursday-Saturday 10:30pm-8:15am and Sunday from 12am-10am
Supervisor: Senior Manager, Caledonia Shelter
Posting Date: Tuesday May 7, 2019
Application Deadline: Tuesday May 21, 2019
Location: Fred Victor-Caledonia Shelter
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.
Fred Victor works with a highly diverse population of people and upholds the values of respect, choice and inclusion.
The Fred Victor Caledonia Shelter was specifically developed to provide shelter and support for chronically homeless women, men, couples and pets many labeled as “hard to serve” and having difficulty maintaining shelter elsewhere. The Fred Victor Caledonia Shelter is looking to fill the position of (1) Permanent Reduced Full –Time Hostel Overnight Support Worker who will report to the Sr. Manager. The position provides primary support to the clients residing at the Caledonia Site Shelter, using a client-centred, anti-oppression, harm reduction approach. We utilize creative interventions to help long-term homeless people maintain shelter and meet their individual goals. Duties include supporting residents, hostel maintenance, cleaning, facilitating programming, administrative duties, and crisis intervention and conflict resolution.
Experience and skill working with clients with mental health and substance use issues, and is dynamic and creative in their approach to housing access, support, and case management.
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. As the Caledonia site Shelter serves people who have pets, all applicants must be willing to work with animals.
A Police Records Check is required by the successful candidate prior to hiring
Employee works in office and resident areas of the Caledonia Site building with travel outside to external meetings and accompaniments. The shelter 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: Tuesday May 21, 2019 to:
Applicants should quote “Hostel Overnight Support Worker” in the subject line
No phone calls, faxes, or mailed resumes please.
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.