Do you have a passion for supporting others? Do you see yourself as someone who takes initiative? Do you seek to empower the strengths within yourself and those around you? If this sounds like you, you may be a fit for the 2nd Floor Team!
The 2nd Floor is a live-in addiction recovery program for women who are pregnant, or at risk of getting pregnant and are motivated to stop using drugs & alcohol. This gender specific program is unique in that it focuses on changing future behavior through relationship building, life skills, strengths based and developing positive community connections. It is not a requirement that the women have FASD. The front-line role is an ‘on the floor position’. Team members are responsible for carrying out assigned duties including the delivery of various life skills programming, engaging and participating in programming, facilitating attendance at group support meetings, monitoring clients’ where abouts and health and well being; the delivery of medication and meals as required.
Post-secondary education in human services, social work or recreational programs for youth/adults will be considered and asset; experience working with at risk female populations will be considered and asset; Understanding of problematic substance use will be considered an asset; a valid drivers license.
Effective listening skills; strong interpersonal, relationship building & conflict resolution skills; creative problem solving; effective time & stress management skills; ability to be self-directed and work with minimal supervision while simultaneously acting as a part of the 2nd Floor team; Capacity to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds; Non-judgmental attitude (ie: demonstrates a sensitivity to diversity, poverty and minority issues); creativity and ability to take initiative.
We are primarily looking for someone with overnight availability, with the possibility to pick-up additional day or evening shifts.
This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.
Please Note: The 2nd Floor is adhering to AHS “one-site” recommendations, at this time. If an applicant fits the position requirements but is currently employed in a health care, shelter, or treatment setting, their application will be considered once the “one-site” recommendations are lifted.Email: [email protected]