Emergency Shelter Worker - Nelson CARES Society

Nelson CARES Society
Posted a month ago
Salary: $19.89-$21.27 per hour
Part Time

Job Description


Emergency Shelter Worker (ESW #5) Job Posting #: 02_2023_EHS Nelson CARES Society Emergency Housing Services

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL JOB POSTING Classification: Permanent Part Time (Average 28 hrs/week) Location: Nelson, BC

Nelson CARES Society is a not-for-profit organization that provides programs and initiatives in advocacy, housing, employment, support services, and environmental stewardship. The Emergency Housing Services is its program that runs the emergency shelters in Nelson.

Reporting to the Front-Line Supervisor, the Emergency Shelter Worker completes resident intake and monitors and attends to the well being and safety of residents during their shift. Maintains a comfortable, clean, and safe environment. This position requires union membership with CUPE.

Job description is available upon request.

Education/Training and Experience: A minimum of grade 12 is required. Post-secondary certificate in human services or related field, or the equivalent experience and education is preferred.

A minimum of 6 months experience working with homeless or at risk of homeless populations or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Understanding and working knowledge of working with vulnerable populations including those with disabilities; substance and mental health issues is highly recommended.

Employment Requirements: (to be completed when hired and before the probation period is completed):

  1. Valid Emergency First Aid/C.P.R.
  2. Current TB skin test
  3. Food Safe Certificate
  4. Criminal Record Check: to be completed by NCARES once hired, fee to be paid by applicant
  5. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certification: (e.g. Mandt or NCVI) to be trained when hired 6.WHMIS 2015 Training: to be trained when hired

Compensation: Wages are paid in accordance with the current Collective Agreement Wage Grid dated September 19, 2021. Starting wages is $20.70 per hour (Grid Level 8).

Start Date : As soon as possible

Hours : Average 28 hours/week

Days of Work : Schedule A: Wednesday to Saturday from 3 pm to 11 pm Schedule B: Thursday to Saturday from 11 pm to 7 am

Date Posted : January 3, 2023

Application Deadline : Ongoing until filled

Nelson CARES Society is an equal opportunity employer. Only short-listed external candidates will be contacted. All internal applicants will be contacted as to the status of their applications

Position will be filled through a competition/selection process. This position requires the candidate to be a CUPE member.

This position is a Canadian Experience Class Skill Level B for Permanent Residency Immigration Purposes (eligible for the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program – NOC Code: 4212).

Job Type: Part-time Part-time hours: 28 per week

Salary: $19.89-$21.27 per hour

Schedule: 8 hour shift

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