New Job 24-Hour Services Housing Worker, 24-Hour Respite In Ontario

24-Hour Services Housing Worker, 24-Hour Respite
24-Hour Services Housing Worker, 24-Hour Respite

24-Hour Services Housing Worker, 24-Hour Respite

Company : Fred Victor
Salary : $26.52 an hour
Location : Ontario

Full Description


Job Title : 24-Hour Services Housing Worker, 24-Hour Respite
Position Type : Bargaining Unit, Full-Time, Permanent
Number of Positions: 1 __
Rate : $26.52 per hour
Vacation: 4 weeks * to start
Group benefits with Life Insurance, AD&D, Extended Health and Dental Care with

premiums 100% paid by the employer, LTD with premiums 100% paid by employees; paid
sick leave and float day

RRSP: RRSP with 6.5% employer contribution and 4% employee contribution after successful
completion of probation

Hours: 37.5 hours per week; Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00am – 7:00pm *
Senior Manager, 24-Hour Respite
Posting Date : September 13, 2023
Application Deadline : September 22, 2023 __
Location : 701 Fleet Street, Toronto

Why Fred Victor?
For over 125 years, Fred Victor has been a leader in providing place and purpose to people in need in Toronto. Our
mission is to improve the health, income and housing stability of people experiencing poverty and homelessness.
We are **** committed to ending chronic homelessness. This is an ambitious and bold goal but we believe, achievable.

Fred Victor 24-Hour Respite Program was specifically designed to provide shelter and support for chronically homeless
women, men, couples and pets many labeled as “hard to serve” and having difficulty maintaining shelter elsewhere.

Does this sound like the kind of work you want to be a part of?
We offer a supportive and collaborative environment, an opportunity to join a diverse team of caring professionals
and a chance to make a difference. With over 60 programs and services and more than 21 sites, there are lots of
opportunities to grow your career with us. Many members of the management team started in relief and front-line

What You Will Do:

  • Provide case planning services, utilizing a client-centered harm reduction approach to improve user experience.

service to help them stabilize their lives, set and achieve personal goals, address barriers to permanent housing
and to successfully move from shelter services to permanent housing.

  • Working in partnership with not-for-profit housing providers, private landlords and other community members:

agencies to provide one-to-one practical support and case management in order for clients to find and maintain
permanent housing.

  • Outreach and client support may require working early in the morning or evening hours, therefore flexibility in).

work hours is required. The position requires the use of public transportation when accompanying clients to
appointments and possibly the use of stairs during appointments and/or home visits.

  • Make appropriate referrals, provide information and support with services to assist clients with issues.

Meet my personal goals and needs.

  • Identify, intervene and effectively deal with crisis situations and deal efficiently with emergency situations.

they arise.

  • When needed, provide front-line support to the other hostel staff.

  • Working efficiently within the team to ensure a successful program delivery. This includes attending meetings and working with other team members.

Participating in team meetings, group building and activities.

  • In accordance with SMIS, develop and maintain accurate and confidential user service record keeping systems.

Toronto Restricted/Shelter Standards and Fred's policy and procedures. ) *

  • Reporting and maintaining accurate daily client logs, database, case notes and all statistical information and records.

The report must be acceptable to the prescribed standard, including using proper punctuation.

  • Liaise and engage regularly with Respite Staff to assist in developing housing plans and communicating .

plans with staff teams.

  • Communicate and demonstrate appropriate professional boundaries with service users, staff and community members.

partners and abide by all Fred Victor Centre’s policies and procedures e.g. Anti-Harassment and Discrimination,
Staff Code of Conduct, and the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act.

What is the most important thing you brought to your team?

  • Education in social services or human services, including continued education aimed at deepening knowledge:

practice in working with vulnerable individuals.

  • Experience providing case management and individual support to men and women who are

homeless, living in poverty, dealing with mental health issues, addictions, and/or social isolation, abuse, sexual
orientation, history in the criminal justice system, recent immigration, or who identify as LGBTQ2SA+, or have
pets in their care.

  • Housing options in Toronto (private and non-profit), as well as relevant laws.

  • able to incorporate principles of anti-oppression and equity in responding to the needs of homeless people.


  • Extensive working knowledge of mental health issues and addictions, including demonstrated experience.

applying harm reduction approaches.

  • Experience and ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with clients and partners.

Extensive knowledge of community resources and support.

  • In word, Windows, Excel, and Outlook, and other client-side data entry programs (such as SMIS and Pixar).

What Sets You Apart :

  • Working with homeless people. Experience working with them?
  • Clients were able to focus on their work and demonstrate an ability to follow procedures and adhere to laws.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • First Aid and Crisis Prevention Intervention training. )
  • Applied computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.):

Compensation and Benefits:

  • For the 24-hour housing worker, 24 hour respite. Respite? , Fred Victor offers $26.52 per hour
  • 4 weeks of vacation to start + 1 free day?
  • How much paid sick leave is there in the US?
  • A comprehensive dental, extended health and LTD group benefits package includes individual and family benefits.

coverage, including prescriptions, hospital accommodation, hearing care, paramedical practitioners and a wide
variety of dental care. Additional insurance includes vision care and travel for emergency medical services.

  • After successful completion of the project, 6.5 % will be contributed to a group RRSP on your behalf.

Proposition: You will contribute 4% of your gross salary to the same RRSP.

  • What is the employee and family assistance plan?

How You Can Apply
Send your resume and an email describing why you want to be part of the Fred Victor Team by September 22, 2023
to [email protected] with’ 24-Hour Host Family, 24 Hour Reception (FT-P)'' in the subject

A police record check is required prior to hiring. ) *

All candidates offered a position with Fred Victor from September 30, 2021 onward must be fully vaccinated and provide
proof of their vaccination as a condition of employment. Fred Victor will comply with its Human Rights obligations and
accommodate employees who are legally entitled to accommodation.

Accessibility & Accommodation
Fred Victor is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where employees feel valued and
respected, and where every employee has the opportunity to realize their potential. As such, we welcome and
encourage applicants who identify as racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons
across the spectrum of sexual orientation and gender identities and have lived-experience.

If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation and/or assistance during the application process, please
contact us in advance. We strive to provide reasonable accommodations whenever requested. Information received
relating to accommodation requests will be treated with confidentiality.