Life Skills Worker

City: Kamloops
Program and Site Location:
24 Hour Supportive Housing, Spero
Reports To: Coordinator of Supportive Housing (Spero)
Term
Permanent Full-Time (40 hours per week)
Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm with ½ hour paid break
Wage Range: $22.06 up 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: To provide life skills/supports to adults living with developmental disabilities while promoting healthy, independent living and vocational skills to those residing at the Spero House. The worker will oversee day to day Participant needs, case managing individuals working towards independent living and long-term housing goals and assisting Participants to remain connected to community support workers. The Life Skills Worker will also assist the individual to stay on track with their vocational plan created by the Participant. Service delivery is based on a client centered, nonjudgmental perspective.

Typical Duties Include:

Life Skill Worker Responsibilities

Administrative Responsibilities

Qualifications and Requirements

How to apply: Please submit your application with a detailed cover letter and resume with the reference “Community Living Program Life Skills Worker (Spero)” to  careers@askwellness.ca no later than 9:00am on May 17, 2022. Interviews set to take place on May 20, 2022, on Zoom. 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.