Program Support Worker (6 F/T; 6 P/T; 4 Auxiliary/On-call)
Provide services to youth aged 16-24 who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, and provide assistance in attaining and maintain stable housing. This includes prioritizing case management and planning for tenants living in the Mellard Avenue Apartments.
Provide 24/7 support and assistance for residents of Mellard Avenue Apartments.
Cyrus Centre is a faith-based ministry of walking alongside youth with the mission of ‘showing the love of God to youth and families’. Mellard Avenue Apartments is a program of Cyrus Centre that provides supportive housing to vulnerable youth aged 16-24 who require wrap-around supports. Mellard Avenue Apartments exist to provide stable housing for vulnerable youth in Chilliwack and develop a foundation for their future success.
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This job requires shift work covering a 24-hour period.
6 F/T: 32 hours per week
6 P/T: 24 hours per week
4 Auxiliary/On-call: as needed
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A certificate or diploma in a human service (or related) field or the equivalent experience. Previous work in a similar environment is preferred. Experience of direct program delivery to vulnerable youth with a demonstrated working knowledge of barriers for this population is an beneficial. Additionally, Emergency First Aid and Non Violent Crisis Intervention Training is an asset.
This position requires the successful completion of a criminal record check.