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Part Time Shift Worker

Edmonton John Howard Society

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Edmonton John Howard Society (EJHS) is a CARF accredited, community based not for profit crime prevention agency that has been operating in Edmonton since 1949. Our mission is “through our programs and services we work to prevent crime and to help people affected by crime”.

Independence Apartments is a Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF) and a program of Edmonton John Howard Society. Its’ primary focus is to assist adult males in making a successful transition from federal institutions to living a responsible community life. Halfway House Services provides community supervision of clients while at the same time, providing one to one support for their transition into the community.

We are seeking Part Time Shift Workers who are available for the following:

Both 3pm-11pm shift and 11pm-7am overnight awake shifts, including weekends and Statutory Holidays. Must be available for a minimum of 6 shifts per month.


  • Interact with, observe, and document resident behavior, progress or deterioration
  • Maintain file and supervision standards set by the Edmonton John Howard Society and Correctional Services of Canada
  • Liaison with Parole Officers, Edmonton City Police and various other treatment professionals.
  • Attend client case conferences, unit and agency meetings, and staff training
  • Care and control of the CBRF while on shift


  • Related post-secondary education
  • Ability to understand the dynamics of offenders’ behavior and assess their needs and risks
  • The skills to counsel offenders, form effective relationships, and gain trust
  • The skills to understand the use of authority in supervision and to intervene effectively in crisis situations
  • The ability to assist offenders in identifying and solving the practical problems involved in their successful reintegration into the community
  • Skills in communicating effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • The ability to understand and work with cultural differences
  • Experience working with diverse populations, including client with mental health issues
  • Possess the skills to form effective professional relationships and gain trust.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Experience contributing to a positive team environment
  • Current Standard 1st Aid and CPR certificate
  • An enhanced reliability screening clearance

Hourly Wage: $17/hour

Safety and harmony in our community

How to Apply

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to hr@careersforcommunity.ca. Please indicate Part Time Shift Worker in the Subject Line of the email. Please state in your cover letter how you heard about the position.