The Lookout Emergency Aid Society is a non-profit organization that provides caring, non-judgmental, non-sectarian services to adults facing homelessness. We go beyond traditional solutions to homelessness by fostering growth and change, providing innovative services and building collaborative partnerships.
We are growing and looking to add to our team! We invite applications for a number of Casual (on-call) positions throughout the Lower Mainland, including: Shelter Resource Workers / Tenant Support Workers Building Attendants Outreach Workers Cooks Homemakers Janitor/Maintenance
You'll be a good fit at Lookout if you: - are client-centered and non-judgemental - are compassionate and respectful - have strong communication and teamwork skills - demonstrate flexibility and ability to problem solve
Qualifications: - Minimum Grade 12 or Related Certificate/Diploma preferred - Minimum 1-3 years of recent related experience (depending on classification), or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. - OFA 1 First Aid Certificate required - Minimum 2 years sobriety is required - Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training an asset - Harm Reduction/ Naloxone Training an asset
Since we provide service 24/7, we need dedicated people with flexible schedules. Most of our employees start on a casual basis, gaining skills and experience while working towards regular full-time and part-time positions. Starting wage varies depending on the position, as per BCGEU Collective Agreement, plus 9.6% in lieu of vacation and statutory holidays for casuals.
Lookout serves a diverse community so we encourage people of diverse backgrounds and cultures to apply. Successful applicants will be required to complete a vulnerable sector Criminal Record Check prior to commencement of employment.
Submit Application Form and Resume (see website)
We thank all applicants for your interest in Lookout, however only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.