Tenant Support Worker

City: Merritt
Program and Site Location:
Supportive Housing, Juniper
Reports To: Coordinator of Supportive Housing, Merritt
Term
Permanent Part-Time (15 hours per week) with Casual/On-Call Opportunities  
Hours:
Friday 4:00pm to 12:00am with ½ hour break and Saturday 3:00pm to 11:00pm with ½ hour break 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 their funders 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 with substance misuse, 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:
As a Tenant Support Worker you will provide life skills services to Program Participants who may struggle with mental health concerns, substance misuse challenges and chronic health conditions. Within this role you will support Program Participants to identify individual goals and develop life skills necessary to live as independently as possible. Service delivery is based on a client centered, trauma informed and non-judgmental perspective.

Typical Duties Include:

Tenant Support Worker Responsibilities

Administrative Responsibilities

Qualifications and Requirements


How to apply: Please submit your application with a detailed cover letter and resume with the reference “Juniper Wknd TSW”  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.