The Salvation Army NWT Resource Centre & Bailey House
Published
May 9, 2019
Location
Yellowknife, Canada
Category
Job Type
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Compensation
$24.43 - $26.64 an hour
Department
Community & Family Services
Territory
Northwest Territories

Description

The CFS Caseworker provides support and guidance to clients requiring assistance with shelter, food, and clothing needs.  The Caseworker will also oversee the volunteer program as well as facilitate workshops on life skills, wellness programming, and create community collaboration with the goal of reducing and eliminating homelessness in our community. The caseworker will advocate and work with clients in such areas as court support, immigration, income tax, and health care referrals.  This is a full time unionized position with various shifts.

Deadline to Apply:  May 17, 2019

 

Duties

·         Coordinate the volunteer program

·         Facilitate and develop workshops

·         Case management

·         Support the feeding programs as well as food hamper and clothing distribution

·         Generate statistical reports

·         Assistance with the Christmas program

Qualifications

·         Post-secondary diploma/degree with focus on social work or nursing

·         1-3 years’ experience in the social/human services field

·         Other post-secondary education will be considered

·         Ability to work with a team environment

·         Computer literacy

·         Flexible hours of availability

·         Clear Criminal Record Check

·         First Aid, Verbal Judo, NVCI, Suicide intervention, WHIMIS, Food Safety, Suicide Intervention, and Mental Health First Aid certification would be an asset.

Company Info

The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

It is the vision of the NWT Resource Centre to be a beacon to those in need and, through Jesus Christ, grow, develop, and restore the individuals and communities we serve.

There are four core operational values which guide all aspects of The Salvation Army in Canada & Bermuda.
HOPE: We give Hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ
SERVICE: We reach out to support others without discrimination
DIGNITY: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
STEWARDSHIP: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.
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