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PHS Community Services Society is hiring casual Community Support Workers.
Are you interested in a job where you can make an impact on the well-being of others in the community? Community Support Workers provide a unique cultural lens based on their own acute experience facing and overcoming barriers and stigma related to addiction, homelessness, poverty or incarceration.
Reporting to the Program Operations Manager, this position works as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide harm reduction services, overdose prevention, safer treatment alternatives, community in-reach and support, and access to community resources to program participants across the PHS harm reduction continuum.
PHS is recognized as North American leaders in low-barrier housing and harm reduction services. Our healthcare team, under the guidance of Medical Director Dr. Christy Sutherland, are respected innovators in opioid use disorder treatment. We continue to innovate with flexible safe supply models.
You will be a valued member of the team, working with colleagues who respect your input.
PHS Health Care is located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, in easy walking distance of Downtown, Chinatown, Gastown and the Seawall. There are good transit links – we’re a couple of blocks from the Stadium-Chinatown SkyTrain station.
Job duties include (but are not limited to):
Terms of employment
Job type: Casual.
Salary: $27.11 p/hr plus 10 per cent in lieu of benefits.
This is a unionized position under CUPE 5536.
Successful applicants will be required to complete a criminal records check.
PHS strives to create an inclusive and welcoming workplace that reflects the community we serve. We seek a diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, and professional and lived experience in our staff. We particularly encourage applications from Indigenous individuals.
How to apply
Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org today! Please include a cover letter identifying the position title you are applying for, and the qualities and competencies that would make you a suitable candidate.