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Drop-In Centre Worker Posted on Nov 22, 2017 by Operation Friendship Seniors Society

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $19.25 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 22, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Operation Friendship Seniors Society

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Not required

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Community centre
  • Social service or charity agency

Specific Skills

  • Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
  • Screen, recruit and train volunteers and support staff
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients

Target Audience

  • Elderly
  • Street population
  • Females
  • Males

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure

Ability to Supervise

Working groups

Work Location Information

Urban area

Type of Community or Social Service

Services for the homeless

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By e-mail:

annalee@ofss.org

By Mail

9526 106 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5H0N2

Advertised Until

Dec 22, 2017

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Drop-In Centre Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Community and Social Service Workers
NOC code: 4212
SOCIAL

Interest in consulting with social assistance recipients and pensioners to advise and aid them in locating and utitizing a variety of community resources; in referring clients to other social services; in counselling clients living in group homes and halfway houses and assisting in pre-release and release planning; in providing crisis intervention and emergency-shelter services; and in co-ordinating volunteer activities of community and social services organizations

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to participate in the selection and admission of clients to appropriate programs; to assess clients' relevant skill strengths and deficits; and in maintaining contact with other social service agencies and health care providers involved with clients to provide information and obtain feedback on clients' overall progress

innovative

Interest in assisting clients to sort out options and develop plans of action, and in implementing and organizing the delivery of life-skills workshops, substance-abuse treatment programs, behaviour management programs, youth services programs and other community and social service programs under the supervision of social workers and health care professionals

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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