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Student- Non-Residential Managed Alcohol Program

Boyle Street Community Services

This is a Casual/Seasonal/Contract position in Edmonton posted August 14, 2020.

REPORTS TO: Managed Alcohol Program Coordinator

HOURLY RANGE: $17-18/hour

HOURS: 35 hours/week working between the hours of 8AM-4:30PM

JOB ID: 20-031BSCS

“Despite great challenges we believe unhealthy cycles can be broken, new opportunities created and, through healing, health restored.”

Would you like to be a part of an organization that works with some of Edmonton’s most vulnerable populations and counts on the professionalism, expertise, insight, and passion of its staff to develop programs and services for the clients they work with? Join us at Boyle Street Community Services.

“We stand with our clients, side by side, patiently and for as long as they want – a constant and consistent caring force”

Boyle Street Community Services (BSCS) is a values-driven organization that believes our clients are the experts in their own life. Your job will be to foster innovation with your team alongside our clients.  If your values are aligned with our values and beliefs listed at: https://www.boylestreet.org/mission-history, please consider joining our team.

This a temporary position up to 8 weeks in length.

Job Purpose:

The Non-Residential Managed Alcohol (NR-MAP) Student will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of the NR-MAP including the brewing process, data collection, and facilitation of programming. The student will be the main point of contact for participants in the program, various departments within Boyle Street, and external stakeholders. The student will be responsible for identifying new participants for the program and completing initial screening intakes, as well as conducting assessments throughout the program. The student will facilitate supported referrals for participants needing support in various areas.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complete intakes with community members who would be eligible to be selected as a participant for the program
  • Educate and inform community members about the full array of services within the organization
  • Update staff on the progress of the program and its participants
  • Ensure the MAP area is a safe, welcoming, and inclusive space for all community members
  • Participate in service coordination between the various departments within Boyle Street
  • Identify particularly vulnerable community members who consume illicit alcohol for consideration as program candidates
  • Ensure all client data collection and reporting are carried out in an efficient and timely manner
  • Assist participants in the daily operations related to brewing and program development
  • Facilitate weekly peer review meetings and take detailed notes on topics
  • Conduct site visits with participants to external stakeholders
  • Assist in daily cleaning duties of the space
  • Maintain daily logs and progress reports

Qualifications:

Education: Post secondary education in Human Services

Skills, Abilities and Attitudes:

  • Ability to work in a highly stressful and ever changing environment
  • Must have excellent boundaries
  • Mental resiliency is key
  • Great attention to detail and excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Able to deliver high quality, trauma informed services within a stressful environment
  • Able to build rapport with marginalized individuals engaged in high-risk behaviours
  • Works with initiative, commitment and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to solve problems for clients quickly, creatively and ethically.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Power Point)

Experience and other Requirements:

  • This is a government funded position and must fulfill the following criteria:
  • between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment
  • a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations
  • Criminal Record and Child Intervention Checks (results will be reviewed on a case by case basis)
  • Abie to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for up to 6 hours at a time

Closing Date: Until Suitable Candidate is Found

Boyle Street Community Services is an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity of the communities we serve, and are committed to engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. Boyle Street Community Services welcomes applications from First Nation, Inuit, Métis, New Canadian, differently-abled, and LGBTQ2S communities.

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to: hr@careersforcommunity.ca. Please include 20-031BSCS, Student-NR-MAP in the Subject Line of the email. In the cover letter please state how you heard about this position and why you are suitable for the position.