Temporary Full-Time Tenant Support Worker, Burdock House, Fri-Mon 4pm-12am (6 Months with possible extension and On Call opportunities)

City: Penticton
Program and Site Location:
24 Hour Supportive Housing, Burdock
Reports To: Coordinator of Supportive Housing, Burdock
Temporary Full-Time (30 hours) starting asap for six months with the possibility of extension
Hours: Friday to Monday 4:00pm to 12:00am with ½ hour paid break with casual/on-call opportunities.
Wage Range: $23.16 up to $26.97 based on education and related experience.

The ASK Wellness Society is an Accredited not-for-profit organization through the generous support of 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 who may use substances or have mental health challenges, with 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 Tenant Support Worker, you will provide life skills services to Program Participants who may struggle with mental health concerns, substance use 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 “Burdock Temporary Friday to Monday” 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.