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Part-Time Shift Worker- Journey Home

Edmonton John Howard Society

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Job ID: Job ID: 19-028EJHS

Edmonton John Howard Society (EJHS) is a CARF accredited community based crime prevention organization 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”.

The Edmonton John Howard Society provides the following: 

  • Strong focus on employee wellness and work-life balance
  • Service recognition and employee awards
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • Staff teambuilding and appreciation days

We are a values-driven organization that supports clients from a strength based approach.  If your values are aligned with our core values listed at: https://johnhoward.org/about-us/core-values, please consider joining our team.

Journey Home is a 6 bed community based long-term housing outpatient facility for adult males under the authority of the Alberta Review Board and Forensic Assessment Community Services Not Criminally Responsible Outpatient Team.


  • Interact with, observe, and document resident behaviour, progress or deterioration
  • Completion of accurate written daily documentation (log book entries, contact notes, incident reports, medication book entries)
  • Advocating and supporting clients during their residency
  • Deliver services in a client centered, strength based approach per unit philosophy
  • Obtain/maintain positive working relationships with external agencies
  • Liaise with AHS Treatment Team, EPS, program providers and agency funders
  • Adapt services to meet the needs of diverse populations as per unit policy
  • Attend and participate in Mandatory Quarterly Meetings

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Some post-secondary required
  • Able to work shift work including evenings, weekends, holidays, and overnight shifts
  • Clear Criminal Record Check, Enhanced Reliability Screening and Standard First Aid and CPR
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a mental health population

Conditions of Employment:

Part-Time Shift Workers must be available to work days, evenings, overnights, statutory holidays and weekends. Shifts are from 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm, and 11pm to 7am (overnight awake shifts). Applicants must be available to work a minimum of 6 shifts per month, 2 of which may be overnight.

Hourly Wage:

The starting hourly wage for this position is $17, plus a $2 shift differential between the hours of midnight and 6am.

Safety and harmony in our community

Edmonton John Howard Society is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people of Indigenous heritage, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds

How to Apply

To apply, submit a résumé and cover letter by October 4, 2019 to: hr@careersforcommunity.ca. Please include 19-028EJHS, Part Time Shift Worker in the Subject Line of the email. Please include how you heard about the position in the cover letter.