Family Support Worker - Part Time

Posting Date
Employment Type
Part-time
Rate of Pay
$19.78 per hour
Job Location
Hamilton, ON
Hours of Work
Mix of 7am-3pm, 8am-4pm, 3pm-11pm, 4pm-12am, 11pm-7am and 12am-8am. Part time staff are required to work a rotation of the above shifts and work 3 weekends per month. Ability to pick up additional shifts. Hours and days of work may change to accommodate p
Start Date
Closing Date
Company Information

Good Shepherd Centres
Address: 15 Ray Street N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2X5
Email: gbaldwin [at] gsch.ca
Website: www.goodshepherdcentres.ca

Primary duties
Good Shepherd Centres Hamilton, a ministry of the Hospitaller Order of St. John of God, strives to enhance the quality of life for all who seek assistance and support in our community. An opportunity currently exists at the Family Centre in the role of:
Family Support Worker - Part-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Provide primary support to families residing in the emergency shelter.
  • Assessment, intake, housing-based case management, crisis prevention and intervention, supportive counselling, education, advocacy, accompanying residents on apartment viewings, facilitating long term housing success, and linkages with other community services.
  • Maintain safety and security of the shelter facility including hourly facility checks, answering phones and doors, and apartment inspections.
  • Residential tasks including unit turnovers, unit cleaning, cleaning of common spaces, preparing coffee and breakfast, and house laundry.
Skills and Experience Required

Qualifications:

  • Preferred candidates for the above positions will be knowledgeable of and have experience working with a range of issues impacting families including homelessness, violence against women and children, immigration, poverty, mental illness and substance use.
  • Candidates will understand and be comfortable working from a client-centered, housing first perspective.
  • Experience working in a residential setting is preferred.
  • Post-secondary education in social services or related field is required.
  • Fluency in a 2nd language is an asset. CPR certification or willingness to be certified is required.
  • Valid G license required

Hours of Work:
Mix of 7am-3pm, 8am-4pm, 3pm-11pm, 4pm-12am, 11pm-7am and 12am-8am. Part time staff are required to work a rotation of the above shifts and work 3 weekends per month. Ability to pick up additional shifts. Hours and days of work may change to accommodate program needs.

How To Apply

Please reply with cover letter and resume quoting Job Title by July 12th 2022 to:
Grace Baldwin, Director
Family Centre
Email: gbaldwin [at] gsch.ca

Good Shepherd is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to work within an integrated anti-racist/anti-oppressive framework and to establish workplaces that reflect and are enhanced by the rich diversities within the community we serve.

Good Shepherd encourages applications from all people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you need accommodation, please contact Human resources at kmcguigan [at] gsch.ca or (905)528-5877 Ext.3336.

Good Shepherd has a mandatory verification of COVID-19 vaccination policy. More information on the full policy requirements and accommodation allowances will be provided to those selected for an interview.

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