General Cook, Spero

Job Title: General Cook
City: Kamloops
Program and Site Location:
24 Hour Supportive Housing, Spero
Reports To: Head Cook, Spero
Term
Permanent Part-Time (16 hours per week with Casual/On-Call opportunities)
Hours:
Thursday to Sunday 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Wage Range: $20.66 to $24.09 based on education and related experience.

The ASK Wellness Society is an Accredited not-for-profit organization. Through the generous support of funders, we assist those who are marginalized and at-risk to strengthen the communities we serve (Kamloops, Merritt, and Penticton). We provide housing and support to those who are facing homelessness/at risk of homelessness and support those who may use substances, mental health challenges, harm reduction, health education and ultimately provide the skills to re-enter the workforce.

What We Offer:

Effective November 1, 2021, the Society requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by Health Canada). Full vaccination will be required before commencing employment with the Society unless a legal exemption is obtained.

What is Casual/On-Call? Casual/On-Call means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary to a maximum of 40 hours per week. Casual/On-Call is a great way for you to get to know us and for us to get to know you. It is also a gateway for future permanent positions within the Society. There are no rules with respect to declining shifts that do not work with your schedule that may result in removal from the casual/on-call list. 

Position Summary: Work alongside the Head Cook of Spero which is a 24/7 Supportive Housing Facility helping the marginalized community at an excellent level while maintaining and abiding by all standards, policies and/or procedures set forth by the ASK Wellness Society and any applicable government agencies. In partnership with the Head Cook manage daily kitchen activities, aiding with menu preparation, ensuring food quality and freshness, and monitoring ordering and stocking.  Service delivery is based on a client centered, non-judgmental perspective.

Typical Duties Include:

General Cook Responsibilities

Administrative Responsibilities

Qualifications and Requirements

How to apply: Please submit your application with a detailed cover letter and resume with the reference “Part Time General Cook, Spero” to careers@askwellness.ca no later than 11:00am on August 15, 2022. Interviews set to take place on August 18, 2022. You may also apply directly online at https://askwellness.ca/careers/ 

The ASK Wellness Society offers assistance from an Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit) and/or would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, we encourage you to contact us, and you will be redirected to our Employment Advisor.

The ASK Wellness Society is dedicated to promoting diversity/multiculturalism with inclusion as one of our Core Values.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

General Maintenance Worker

Job Title: General Maintenance Worker
City: Kamloops
Reports To: Coordinator of Property Maintenance and Cleaning
Term:
Permanent Full-Time
Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm with ½ hour paid break.
             May be required to work evenings and hours to fluctuate seasonally.

Wage Range: $22.06 to $25.69 based on education and related experience

The ASK Wellness Society is an Accredited not-for-profit organization. Through the generous support of funders, we assist those who are marginalized and at-risk to strengthen the communities we serve (Kamloops, Merritt, and Penticton). We provide housing and support to those who are facing homelessness/at risk of homelessness and support those who may use substances, mental health challenges, harm reduction, health education and ultimately provide the skills to re-enter the workforce.

What We Offer:

Effective November 1, 2021, the Society requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by Health Canada). Full vaccination will be required before commencing employment with the Society unless a legal exemption is obtained.

Position Summary: As a General Maintenance Worker you will work alongside the ASK Wellness Society Property Services Department to complete repairs related to buildings and grounds in one or more areas such as repairs, electrical, plumbing, painting and groundskeeping.  Service delivery is based on a client centered, trauma informed and non-judgmental perspective.

Typical Duties Include:

General Maintenance Worker Responsibilities

reassembling equipment, replacing sinks and toilet.

Administrative Responsibilities

Qualifications and Requirements

How to apply: Please submit your application with a detailed cover letter and resume with the reference “General Maintenance Worker-Kamloops” to  careers@askwellness.ca. This position will remain open until the successful candidate has been found. You may also apply directly apply online at https://askwellness.ca/careers/ 

The ASK Wellness Society offers assistance from an Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit) and/or would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, we encourage you to contact us, and you will be redirected to our Employment Advisor.

The ASK Wellness Society is dedicated to promoting diversity/multiculturalism with inclusion as one of our Core Values.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

General Cook - Maverick

City: Kamloops
Program and Site Location:
Supportive Recovery and Career Development Program, 1250 Hillside Court
Reports To: Treatment and Supportive Recovery Coordinator
Term
Permanent Part-Time (18 hours per week) with Casual/On-Call Opportunities
Hours:
Friday 8:00am to 2:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 10:00am to 4:00pm
Wage Range: $20.66 to $24.09 based on education and related experience.

The ASK Wellness Society is an Accredited not-for-profit organization. Through the generous support of funders, we assist those who are marginalized and at-risk to strengthen the communities we serve (Kamloops, Merritt, and Penticton). We provide housing and support to those who are facing homelessness/at risk of homelessness and support those who may use substances, mental health challenges, harm reduction, health education and ultimately provide the skills to re-enter the workforce.

What We Offer:

Effective November 1, 2021, the Society requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by Health Canada). Full vaccination will be required before commencing employment with the Society unless a legal exemption is obtained.

Position Summary: Work alongside the Head Cook of the Maverick Treatment and Supportive Recovery Program helping the marginalized community at an excellent level while maintaining and abiding by all standards, policies and/or procedures set forth by the ASK Wellness Society and any applicable government agencies. In partnership with the Head Cook manage daily kitchen activities, aiding with menu preparation, ensuring food quality and freshness, and monitoring ordering and stocking.  Service delivery is based on a client centered, non-judgmental perspective.

Typical Duties Include:

Qualifications and Requirements

How to apply: Please submit your application with a detailed cover letter and resume with the reference “General Cook, Maverick” to careers@askwellness.ca. This position will remain open until the successful candidate is chosen.  You may also apply directly online at https://askwellness.ca/careers/ 

The ASK Wellness Society offers assistance from an Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit) and/or would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, we encourage you to contact us, and you will be redirected to our Employment Advisor.

The ASK Wellness Society is dedicated to promoting diversity/multiculturalism with inclusion as one of our Core Values.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

Pest Control and General Cleaner

City: Kamloops
Program:
Property Services
Reports To: Coordinator of Property Maintenance and Cleaning
Term
Permanent Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)
Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm with ½ hour paid break    Note: Hours may vary due to operational needs.
Wage Range: $21.62 up to $25.17 based on education and related experience.

The ASK Wellness Society is an Accredited not-for-profit organization. Through the generous support of funders, we are able to assist those who are marginalized and at-risk to strengthen the communities we serve (Kamloops, Merritt, and Penticton). We provide housing and support to those who are facing homelessness/at risk of homelessness and support those who may use substances, mental health challenges, harm reduction, health education and ultimately provide the skills to re-enter the workforce.

What We Offer:

Effective November 1, 2021, the Society requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by Health Canada). Full vaccination will be required before commencing employment with the Society unless a legal exemption is obtained.

Position Summary:  

As the General Cleaner, you will work in collaboration with the Property Services Cleaning Department to maintain cleanliness. While cleaning Program Participant’s suites, you may encounter harm reduction supplies, bed bugs and hoarding scenarios. Building and suite clean-ups which may or may not include windows and doors, wiping down and disinfecting all surfaces and desks, handles, filing cabinets, tabletops, cupboards, countertops, mirrors, furniture, walls and baseboards, removal of trash, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning of ovens, fridges, and bathrooms.

As the Pest Control Cleaner, you will provide exceptional service for residential and commercial units throughout the Kamloops and Merritt communities. Protect people and enhance lives by providing solutions which ensure public health and protect the environment through energy efficient and sustainable pest control services. Service delivery is based on a client centered, non-judgmental perspective.

Typical Duties Include:

General Cleaner Responsibilities

Pest Control Responsibilities

General Responsibilities

Administrative Responsibilities

Qualifications and Requirements

How to apply: Please submit your application with a detailed cover letter and resume with the reference “Pest Control” to careers@askwellness.ca.  You may also apply directly online at https://askwellness.ca/careers/ 

The ASK Wellness Society offers assistance from an Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit) and/or would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, we encourage you to contact us, and you will be redirected to our Employment Advisor.

The ASK Wellness Society is dedicated to promoting diversity/multiculturalism with inclusion as one of our Core Values.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

General Maintenance Worker

Reports To:                         Coordinator of Property Maintenance and Cleaning

Term:                                   Permanent Full-Time (37.5 hours)

Hours:                                 Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm with ½ hour paid break.

                                            (May be required to work evenings and hours to fluctuate seasonally)

Wage Range:                      $22.06 to $25.69 commensurate with experience.

Vacation:                             Permanent Full-Time/Temporary Full-Time (over three months) who work more than 30 hours per week are eligible for three weeks paid vacation in the first year and they may be taken after a successful probationary period. In the second year, this entitlement increases to four weeks. In the fifth year, the entitlement increases to five weeks. Each year after five years the entitlement is five weeks plus one day for every subsequent year to a maximum of six weeks. Unless otherwise negotiated. Permanent Part-Time/Temporary Part-Time employees (22.5 hours per week and over on contracts more than three months) vacation entitlements accrue each payroll according to Employment Standards Act BC (as amended).   Casual/On-Call/Permanent Part-Time/Temporary Part-Time employees (under 22.5 hours per week or on contracts less than three months) vacation entitlements are paid out each payroll according to Employment Standards Act BC (as amended).   

Benefits:                             Permanent Full-Time employees are eligible for full health benefits (minimum 30 hours per week). Temporary Full-Time employees for a term longer than three months are eligible for full health benefits (minimum 30 hours per week). These hours can be fulfilled through a variety of permanent positions.  Part-Time Employees are eligible to take part in our Health Care Spending Account which provides a tax-free partial reimbursement for eligible healthcare expenses up to the bi-annual maximum for Permanent Part-Time, Temporary Part-Time and Caretakers through a third-party administrator. All employees have access to the Yearly Physical Activity Bonus, two additional ASK Statutory Holidays, Annual Retreats, Trainings, and ASK Staff Social Events.

Who is the ASK Wellness Society?  The ASK Wellness Society is a not for profit organization that supports individuals within the BC Region with opportunities and the resources to change their current situation. It’s about reaching out to those people who are homeless and battling addictions, helping them find housing and medical care, addressing their addictions, stabilizing mental health issues and, ultimately, providing them with the skills to re-enter the work force. The ASK Wellness Society administers an unconditional sense of hope to those who are convinced they are incapable of ever achieving a stable and meaningful life.

Purpose and Function: Assist the other maintenance workers and the ASK Wellness Society Property Services Team to complete repairs related to buildings, grounds and equipment, in one or more areas such as electrical, plumbing, painting and grounds-keeping.

Specific Responsibilities:

Qualifications and Suitability:  

Effective November 1, 2021, the Society requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by Health Canada). Full vaccination will be required before commencing employment with the Society unless a legal exemption is obtained.

The ASK Wellness Society is dedicated to promoting diversity/multiculturalism with inclusion as one of our Core Values.  We are fully focused on equality and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

The ASK Wellness Society now offers assistance from an Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your questions via email and you will be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

Closing Date: July 25, 2022 at 2:00pm

Send cover letter and resume to: Careers@askwellness.ca

Please Reference Position: General Maintenance Worker (Kamloops)

Attention: People Experience  

Licensed Practical Nurse

City: Kamloops
Program and Site Location:
24 Hour Supportive Housing, Spero
Reports To: TiOAT Coordinator
Term
: Permanent Part-Time (22.5 hours per week) with Casual/On-Call Opportunities up to a maximum of 40 hours per week.
Hours:
Saturday to Monday 8:30am to 4:30pm with ½ hour paid break
Wage Range: $29.27 to $33.64 based on education and related experience.

The ASK Wellness Society is an Accredited not-for-profit organization. Through the generous support of funders, we assist those who are marginalized and at-risk to strengthen the communities we serve (Kamloops, Merritt and Penticton). We provide housing and support to those who are facing homelessness/at risk of homelessness and support those who may use substances, mental health challenges, harm reduction, health education and ultimately provide the skills to re-enter the workforce.

What We Offer:

Effective November 1, 2021, the Society requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by Health Canada). Full vaccination will be required before commencing employment with the Society unless a legal exemption is obtained.

Purpose and Function: As the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you will work in collaboration with Interior Health, the Ministry of Health (MOH), Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) and the Outreach Team to initiate and deliver the T-iOAT (Tablet injectable Opioid Agonist Treatment), and other OAT services such as Suboxone, Sublocade, Methadone, and Kadian.  Prescribed OAT alternative medication is a program for people living with opioid use disorders who have not had success with traditional treatment.  Service delivery is based on a client-centered, non-judgmental perspective.

Clients will be assessed by a physician and if eligible, one of the OAT alternative medications.  All doses are witnessed consumption.   The LPN operates in accordance with the competency guidelines and practices within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia (BCCNM).


Specific Responsibilities.

Administrative Responsibilities:

Qualifications and Requirements

How to apply: Please submit your application with a detailed cover letter and resume with the reference “TiOAT LPN Part Time” Please note this position will remain open until the successful candidate is found. You may also apply directly apply online at https://askwellness.ca/careers/ 

The ASK Wellness Society offers assistance from an Employment Advisor.

If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit) and/or would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, we encourage you to contact us, and you will be redirected to our Employment Advisor.

The ASK Wellness Society is dedicated to promoting diversity/multiculturalism with inclusion as one of our Core Values.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

Licensed Practical Nurse

City: Kamloops
Program and Site Location:
Pharmasave, 275 Lansdowne Street
Reports To: TiOAT Coordinator
Term
: Permanent Full-Time (30 hours)
           Casual/On-Call Opportunities up to a maximum of 40 hours per week.
Hours:
Saturday to Tuesday 9:00am to 5:00pm with ½ hour paid break
Wage Range: $29.27 to $33.64 based on education and related experience.

The ASK Wellness Society is an Accredited not-for-profit organization. Through the generous support of funders, we assist those who are marginalized and at-risk to strengthen the communities we serve (Kamloops, Merritt and Penticton). We provide housing and support to those who are facing homelessness/at risk of homelessness and support those who may use substances, mental health challenges, harm reduction, health education and ultimately provide the skills to re-enter the workforce.

What We Offer:

Effective November 1, 2021, the Society requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by Health Canada). Full vaccination will be required before commencing employment with the Society unless a legal exemption is obtained.

Purpose and Function: As the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you will work in collaboration with Interior Health, the Ministry of Health (MOH), Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) and the Outreach Team to initiate and deliver the T-iOAT (Tablet injectable Opioid Agonist Treatment), and other OAT services such as Suboxone, Sublocade, Methadone, and Kadian.  Prescribed OAT alternative medication is a program for people living with opioid use disorders who have not had success with traditional treatment.  Service delivery is based on a client-centered, non-judgmental perspective.

Clients will be assessed by a physician and if eligible, one of the OAT alternative medications.  All doses are witnessed consumption.   The LPN operates in accordance with the competency guidelines and practices within the Standards of Practice as outlined by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia (BCCNM).


Specific Responsibilities.

Administrative Responsibilities:

Qualifications and Requirements

How to apply: Please submit your application with a detailed cover letter and resume with the reference “TiOAT LPN Saturday to Tuesday” to  careers@askwellness.ca . Please note this position will remain open until the successful candidate is found. You may also apply directly apply online at https://askwellness.ca/careers/ 

The ASK Wellness Society offers assistance from an Employment Advisor.

If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit) and/or would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, we encourage you to contact us, and you will be redirected to our Employment Advisor.

The ASK Wellness Society is dedicated to promoting diversity/multiculturalism with inclusion as one of our Core Values.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

General Cook

City: Kamloops
Program and Site Location:
24 Hour Supportive Housing, Mission Flats/Spero House
Reports To: Head Cook, Mission Flats/Spero House
Term
: Casual/On-Call
Wage Range:
$17.00 to $20.00 commensurate with experience.

The ASK Wellness Society is an Accredited not-for-profit organization. Through the generous support of funders, we assist those who are marginalized and at-risk to strengthen the communities we serve (Kamloops, Merritt and Penticton). We provide housing and support to those who are facing homelessness/at risk of homelessness and support those who may use substances, mental health challenges, harm reduction, health education and ultimately provide the skills to re-enter the workforce.

What We Offer:

Effective November 1, 2021, the Society requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by Health Canada). Full vaccination will be required before commencing employment with the Society unless a legal exemption is obtained.

What is Casual/On-Call? Casual/On-Call means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary to a maximum of 37.5hours per week. Casual/On-Call is a great way for you to get to know us and for us to get to know you. It is also a gateway for future permanent positions within the Society. There are no rules with respect to declining shifts that do not work with your schedule that may result in removal from the casual/on-call list. 


Position Summary:
Work alongside the Head Cook of Spero which is a 24/7 Supportive Housing Facility helping the marginalized community at an excellent level while maintaining and abiding by all standards, policies and/or procedures set forth by the ASK Wellness Society and any applicable government agencies. In partnership with the Head Cook manage daily kitchen activities, aiding with menu preparation, ensuring food quality and freshness, and monitoring ordering and stocking.  Service delivery is based on a client centered, non-judgmental perspective.

Typical Duties Include:

General Cook Responsibilities

Administrative Responsibilities

Qualifications and Requirements

As clients are allowed to have pets, it is noted that this is a pet friendly environment

How to apply: Please submit your application with a detailed cover letter and resume with the reference “General Cook, Kamloops” to careers@askwellness.ca This position will remain open until the successful candidate is found. You may also apply directly apply online at https://askwellness.ca/careers/ 

The ASK Wellness Society offers assistance from an Employment Advisor.

If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit) and/or would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, we encourage you to contact us, and you will be redirected to our Employment Advisor.

The ASK Wellness Society is dedicated to promoting diversity/multiculturalism with inclusion as one of our Core Values.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.