We are currently looking for Isolation Support 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 days, evenings, overnights and weekends. Shifts could be a combination of 'overnight-awake' and 'sleep'. It is a requirement that Relief/Casual staff work at least 24-hour shift per pay period (every 2 weeks).
Position Type: On-call shift work
Isolation activation shifts – overnight awake, daytime and evening support
*Shifts scheduled within 48 hours of isolation space closure will be honored in a different program; shifts outside of 48hrs will be canceled or placed on hold
Reporting to: Manager of Supportive Housing and Services
Additional Hours: As a casual on-call, shifts will be varied depending on activation of isolation space. When activated, shifts will be moved from Shelter to Graham’s Place. When de-activated, cancelled shifts will be offered in Shelter at staff and manager discretion.
Job Purpose: The purpose of this job will be to provide support to individuals staying at the Graham’s Place Isolation space. The program serves youth (ages 15-21) experiencing homelessness who are needing to isolate due to suspected COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to known positive cases. As a relief staff, you will be called upon to fill the isolation shifts at Graham’s Place to provide support for youth who are needing to isolate, when needed.
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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