The ASK Wellness Society would like to acknowledge that our programs and facilities operate on Secwepemcúl'ecw, Nłeʔkepmx Tmíxʷ, and Syilx tmixʷ traditional and unceded territories. 

Reports To: Treatment and Supportive Recovery Coordinator

Term: Permanent Full-Time (37.5 hours)

Hours: Sunday through Thursday 4:00pm to 12:00am with ½ hour paid break.

Wage Range: $17.00 to $19.00 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.

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. 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 is 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

The Peer Recovery and Support Coach will work with the Supportive Recovery and Career Development Team to build rapport and support Program Participants to develop the skills to move on to independent living based on their personal recovery plan. Peer Recovery and Support Coach serves as a role model, mentor, advocate, and motivator to individuals in order to help prevent relapse and promote long-term recovery. Service delivery is based on a client centered, non-judgmental perspective.

Specific Responsibilities

Administrative 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: December 2, 2021, at 9:00am

Interview Dates: December 6, 2021, through Zoom
Send cover letter and resume to:
Careers@askwellness.ca

Please Reference Position: Peer Recovery and Support Coach

Attention: People Experience  

Note: This description may be amended at any time in response to operational and funding requirements and may include other duties not outlined here.

ASK Wellness is COA Accredited
COA accreditation signifies that an organization or program is effectively managing its resources and providing the best possible services to all of its stakeholders. It also signifies that an organization or program meets standards of quality set forth by the COA accrediting body.

For more information about COA accreditation visit coanet.org.
The ASK Wellness Society is working towards providing and improving the available resources for 2sLGBTQ+ individuals in our communities by implementing 2SLGBTQ+ outlets at our sites and through advocating for 2SLGBTQ+ rights and respect. We welcome all and any members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community to access our resources.
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