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Youth Empowerment & Support Services

Overnight Shelter Relief Worker

Programs – Edmonton, Alberta
Department Programs
Employment Type Casual
Minimum Experience Mid-level

We are currently looking for Overnight Shelter Relief Workers to join our team at YESS!

 

Who we are: Youth Empowerment & Support Services (YESS) is a not-for-profit agency working with youth facing difficult realities. We provide overnight, residential and day programming to youth who access our services. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and safe work environment for people of all backgrounds. YESS is also a pet-friendly workplace

 

The successful candidates would be able to provide coverage for our regular staff or work alongside, as required, during nights at our Shelter program (overnight awake shift) and during the day at our Armoury Resource Centre throughout the week and weekends. It is a requirement that Relief staff work at least 24-hour shift per pay period (every 2 weeks). 

Current candidates MUST have availability to work weekday Monday-Friday overnight awake shifts (8:45pm-8:45am). Please specify all hours of availability in your cover letter.

Resumes that are submitted without your general hours of availability listed will not be considered.

 

Job Summary

  • Providing a safe, clean and secure environment for the youth ages 15-24
  • Assisting with intakes
  • Light housekeeping duties
  • Helping youth chose and prepare nutritious meals
  • Working with youth to develop household responsibilities
  • Role modeling Appropriate behaviors
  • Maintaining records and entering information into a database and performing clerical duties
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications

  • Degree or Diploma in Child & Youth Care or related Human Services field
  • A minimum one-year experience in Youth Work or Social Work
  • Experience working in a shelters or drop-in centers will be considered an asset
  • CYCAA Child and Youth Care certification will be considered an asset

 

Other Requirements

  • A criminal record check obtained less than six months ago
  • Child Intervention Record check obtained less than six months ago
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract
  • Knowledgeable and respectful of values, beliefs and practices of Aboriginal and other cultural and diverse groups
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer proficiency

 

YESS is an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and safe work environment for people of all backgrounds. YESS is also a pet-friendly workplace.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those shortlisted will be contacted.

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  • Location
    Edmonton, Alberta
  • Department
    Programs
  • Employment Type
    Casual
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
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