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Part Time Shift Worker – Journey Home

Edmonton John Howard Society

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Job ID: 21-010EJHS

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
  • Professional  growth and learning
  • Service recognition and employee awards
  • Part Time Health Spending Account (based on minimum number of hours)

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.

Conditions of Employment:

This position requires:

  • the successful candidate to work shift work – including holidays, weekends, evenings, and awake overnight shifts and be available for a minimum of 6 shifts per month, 2 of which may be overnights. The hours of work are 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm and 11pm–7am shifts.
  • the successful candidate must not be working in another congregate site at this time due to COVID-19 pandemic protocols
  • frequent standing, walking up and down stairs, and occasional lifting.

Hourly Wage:

The starting hourly wage is $18 per hour. Shift differential will be paid for hours worked between midnight and 6 am.


  • 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 related 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

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted

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 April 30th, 2021 to: hr@careersforcommunity.ca. Please include 21-010EJHS- Shift Worker Journey Home in the Subject Line of the email. Please include how you heard about the position in the cover letter.