BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Warming Centre Leader and Supervisor

Competition No.: 2020-WRMCTR
Duration: Auxiliary
Salary: $27.45 and $29.74 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits (2019 Rates)
Last Updated: 3/24/20 12:17 PM

This expression of interest is directed to current City of Burnaby staff who are interested in working within our Warming Centres. We require additional staff as soon as possible and may be contacting candidates as their applications are received. As always, this work is critical in assisting homeless individuals access a warm place to stay at night. Now, more than ever, we can continue to play a vital role in our community.

Warming Centre Leaders and Supervisors work 12-hour shifts and are responsible for operation of our facilities from opening to closing and everything in between. This work includes following safety-focused protocols and procedures as well as providing support, supervision and assistance to homeless clients who may be facing multiple barriers. As clients may also bring their pets, the ideal candidate will also love animals!  We offer a welcoming environment for patrons including providing snacks with warm beverages.

Preference will be given to staff who have coursework and experience in crisis intervention with a minimum Grade 12 education. First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate (CPR) Level C, are significant assets. Work teams will be established for each warming centre and all will require exceptional communication and teamwork skills as well as the ability to effectively problem solve while creating a safe place. All centres will be open from 8:00 PM to 8:00 AM, 7 days per week.

If you are looking to make a difference in our warming centres, then apply NOW!

Hourly Wage begins at $27.45 + 12% in lieu of benefits (2019 Rates) for the Leader positions
Hourly Wage begins at $29.74 + 12% in lieu of benefits (2019 Rates) for the Supervisor positions

Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Criminal Records Search

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Social Services
Posted: March 25, 2020, 12:30 pm
Expires: April 24, 2020, 11:59 pm