Careers

SUPPORT WORKER ( x 3) – On Call Casual 

Location: Pearl’s Place Transition House and HSWC Drop-In Centre, Squamish BC

On-Call Casual, 8 to 23 hours/week 

Date Posted: 13-July-2022                      Closing Date Extended: 05-August-2022 

STATUS: OPEN – Accepting Applications

 

Main Function: To provide support services to women with or without children fleeing domestic violence or at increased risk of violence. Provide crisis call support, advocacy, referrals, screening and orientation from a feminist perspective using a non-judgmental approach. To support and uphold the values implied by the Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society Mission Statement.

This is an On-Call Casual position and includes employee and family assistance program (EFAP) benefits.

 

Salary Rate: As per HSWC Market-Based Wage Category / Band

Benefits: (Upon Passing the Probationary Period)

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Paid Wellness Day/s
  • Wellness Allowance

 

Qualifications:

  • A passion to make a difference in the lives of women and children in our communities.
  • Completion of Two Years Post-Secondary Education in Social/ Human Services or a related discipline – a combination of education and related discipline will be considered.
  • Minimum one-year experience, preferably in a field of social services or non-profit organization.
  • Experience with critical incident de-escalation, response and debriefing an asset.
  • Current Standard First Aid Certification (OFA Level 1 with CPR level C) and Food Safe or willingness to obtain.
  • Access to a reliable vehicle and a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License.

 

Skills and Attributes:

  • A passion to make a difference in the lives of women and children in our communities.
  • An understanding of systemic discrimination against women and the dynamics of violence against women and their children is an asset.
  • Strong communication skills – oral, written, verbal and non-verbal
  • Ability to work both independently at a remote location while being part of a collaborative team working to serve the needs of the women and children accessing services.
  • Able to work under pressure with women experiencing crisis; varying levels of mental wellness; homelessness; and substance use difficulties.
  • Has enough availability to take on a minimum of at least two (2) days or 2 full shift a month
  • Ability to be flexible, self-motivated with strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Crisis prevention, intervention and conflict resolution skills.
  • Cross-cultural awareness and First Nations experience an asset

Please see the attached job description for full details found in this link: 2022 07 13 Job Description – Relief Support Worker

Reports To: Transition House Manager and Community Program Director

Please direct your resume and all inquiries to:

Priscilla Belanger, HR Coordinator, pbelanger@hswc.ca, and Deanna Enders, Transition House Manager, thc@hswc.ca

 

At Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society, we work from an intersectional feminist perspective and value a diverse workplace. We encourage all qualified applicants with diverse cultural identities including Indigenous, racialized, queer, marginalized genders, and people with dis/abilities to apply.

 

This position requires a criminal record check by the police and authorization for a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act of BC.

 

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2 X CASHIER / RECEIVER (On-Call, Casual)

Pearl’s Value & Vintage (PV&V) 38130 Cleveland Ave., Squamish BC

ON-CALL CASUAL – 8 to 23 hours/week

Posted: 28-Jul-2022                      Closing Date: 19-August-2022 

STATUS: OPEN – Accepting Applications

 

Position Summary: The On-Call Casual Cashier/Receiver role is fluctuating between 8 to 23 hours per week, dependent on the operation’s coverage needs. Some evening work may also be required. Candidate with previous customer service experience is preferred, trained to work in all areas of the store, and experience working in a thrift store receiving room and on the floor is a plus. This position will work alongside volunteers and will work directly with the Assistant Manager and Store Manager to oversee the day to day operations of the store.

Main Function: At Pearl’s we have found it works well to have all employees trained to work in all areas of the store, to allow for a unified team and great flexibility. As such, with the exception of management, all staff share the title of Cashier/Receiver unless otherwise specified at the time of hiring.

  • Represent Howe Sound Women’s Centre (HSWC) Society and Pear’s Value and Vintage (PV&V) values at all times by being a friendly face of the society (HSWC)
  • Provide excellent customer service including but not limited to efficient cashiering, bagging/boxing, and helping customers find what they need
  • Receive, Sort, hang and tag clothing and accessory items, stocking and organizing merchandise to be sold
  • General store upkeep such as maintaining change rooms, racks and surfaces, keeping an organized and tidy work environment, daily cleaning and maintenance of the store
  • Assist and thank donors, manage donation flow in safe manner
  • Evaluate, inspect, and price donated items
  • Sort, hang and tag clothing and accessory items
  • Effective team player who can work collaboratively to deliver dynamic and engaging services
  • Ensure management directives are carried out regarding policies and procedures

Successful Candidates must be able to work in a fast-paced atmosphere, have exceptional organizational skills, and work in a consistent physically demanding environment.
Previous experience working in a thrift/retail store shipping & receiving an asset.

Please see the attached job description and job ad for full details found in these links:

2022 06 07 Job Posting – Cashier Receiver PT and Casual

Job Description – Cashier Receiver PV&V Part Time Casual June 2022

This position requires a criminal record check by the police and authorization for a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act of BC.

 

Salary Rate: As per HSWC Market-Based Wage Category / Band

Benefits: Employee Assistance Program and Wellness Allowance upon passing the Probationary period

 

INTERESTED APPLICANTS: Please direct your inquiries, cover letter and resume to:
Priscilla Belanger, HR Coordinator, pbelanger@hswc.ca

At Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society, we work from an intersectional feminist perspective and value a diverse workplace. We encourage all qualified applicants with diverse cultural identities including Indigenous, racialized, queer, marginalized genders, and people with dis/abilities to apply.

 

 

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