-Use your experience with substance dependence or misuse to make a difference in this rewarding role!
-Receive a competitive wage and a wide host of benefits!
-Finish each day knowing that you've truly made a difference in the lives of others!
About the Organization
The Elizabeth Fry Society is a human rights and social services charitable not-for-profit agency for women, girls, and children affected by the justice system. As an organization, we are committed to the belief that people are willing and able to take responsibility for their own lives if provided with the resources, opportunities, and skills to do so. We value working together with others who are committed to equality, fairness, and opportunity for those we serve.
Each year our organization has helped close to 10,000 clients through our nearly two dozen programs. Will you join us in bringing much needed support to Greater Vancouver's women and their families as they struggle with issues such as poverty, substance dependence, mental illness, or criminalization of themselves or a family member?
About the Opportunity
Currently, the Elizabeth Fry Society has exciting opportunities for Substance Use Treatment Workers to join us in either our Rosedale residential treatment centre located in Chilliwack or our Firth residence located in Abbotsford. Substance Use Treatment workers based in Rosedale will work an afternoon shift of 1pm to 9pm. Substance Use Treatment Workers based in Firth will work an overnight shift. We also have a further Care Aide Substance Use Treatment opportunity in our Firth residence located in Abbotsford.
Working always with a harm reduction approach, as one of our Substance Use Treatment Workers, you will work to support the overall functioning of the substance use treatment program and the residents.
In order to qualify for this role, you will need a diploma in a related field along with 2 years of experience in a similar environment. In order to qualify for the Care Aide Substance Treatment Worker position, you must also be a registered care aide. An understanding of substance use and mental health is an absolute must for all roles while previous experience working in a licensed facility is an asset.
About the Benefits
In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be awarded an industry competitive wage along with the following benefits:
-Health, dental and vision package.
-Municipal Pension Plan.
-Long term disability.
-3 weeks vacation to start that increases with your length of service.
-Monthly team meetings that ensure we maintain an open, collaborative and highly flexible work environment.
-An annual Christmas party.
The Elizabeth Fry Society actively promotes a program of employment equity and equal opportunity to ensure equal access to employment opportunities for all persons.
If this sounds like you, don't miss out on this rewarding opportunity to help make a difference in the lives of others - Apply today!