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Shift Worker

Edmonton John Howard Society

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Job ID: 22-020EJHS

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 program for 6 adult males that have been given a Not Criminally Responsible Disposition (NCR). Staff are onsite, 24 hours a day, 7 days per week and provide supervision and support in a safe, stable environment to help residents gradually re-adjust to the community after living in a secure hospital setting. This Program is delivered in partnership with the FACS NCR Treatment Team.

Conditions of Employment:

  • the successful candidate to work shift work – including holidays, weekends, evenings, and awake overnight shifts and be available for a minimum of 4 shifts per month. The hours of work are 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm and 11pm–7am shifts.
  • frequent standing, walking up and down stairs, and occasional lifting.
  • All candidates will be obliged to comply with EJHS’s Mandatory Vaccine Mandate, as a condition of employment.

Hourly Wage:

The starting hourly wage is $19 per hour. Shift differential will be paid for hours worked between midnight and 6 am.


  • Delivery of services in a client centred, strength based approach
  • Completion of accurate written documentation, data collection/entry, intakes and assessments
  • Contribute to the management of high risk, high needs client base by being member of multidisciplinary team
  • Ensure services are being delivered in accordance with Agency Policies and Procedures
  • Contribute to a positive culture by assisting and supporting colleagues as needed and encourage and teach others about the unit’s operations
  • Maintain a safe, secure and clean environment
  • Participate in Unit Meetings

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Working towards a Degree or Diploma in human services field with related experience
  • Clear Criminal Record Check, and valid First Aid/CPR
  • Ability to work shift work including weekends, holidays, and awake overnights
  • Strong communication and pro-social relationship building skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a mental health population
  • Knowledge of the Mental Health Population
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a multidisciplinary treatment team

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 12:00PM June 15, 2022 to: tpearson@johnhoward.org Please include Part Time Shift Worker in the Subject Line of the email. Please include how you heard about the position in the cover letter.