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Community Service Worker Scarborough Drop-In South - Canada Summer Jobs

Job Type: 
Part Time
Pay Rate: 
$14.80/hour
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday 22 December 2020

Job Title: Canada Summer Jobs- Community Service Worker Scarborough Drop-In South

Contract part-time position (280 hours total)

Contract Start date: ASAP; Contract End date: February 28, 2021

Reports to: Supervisor, Homeless Services and Housing Access

DEADLINE TO APPLY: December 21, 2020

 

 

Background

ACSA is a nonprofit, multi service agency addressing needs and empowering children, youth, newcomers, homeless, and otherwise underserved communities. This time we are looking for mature, energetic and knowledgeable individuals to fill 1 Community Service Worker position.

 

Summary of Job Functions

 

ACSA is currently seeking a Community Service Worker for the ACSA Scarborough Drop-in South. The Drop-in Operations Worker will be responsible for assisting with the operation of a satellite drop-in located at Markham Rd and Eglinton Avenue East.  Serving people who are homeless or marginally housed, the Drop-in provides basic needs services, housing help and programs that help low income people meet their needs and develop strategies to meet their goals.  Working from an anti-oppression and anti-racism perspective, the Community Service Worker is responsible for assisting with the operation of a Drop-in serving a diverse community of homeless and marginalized people.   

 

Duties include:

 

  • Maintain a safe, welcoming community space and clean environment in all areas of the drop-in
  • Provide support to the day-to-day operation of Drop-in
  • Support the preparation of food, ensure daily washing, and disinfecting according to Toronto Public Health directives
  • Support a variety of tasks including organizing and storing food, and direct service to drop-in clients
  • Dismantle cardboard boxes and dispose of cardboard and garbage
  • Organize, store, and track inventory of drop-in supplies including clothing, personal care items; ensure that program supplies are obtained for social and recreational programs
  • Maintain a professional work atmosphere with a commitment towards a teamwork approach
  • Collect and maintain statistics
  • Maintain a clean and safe space; regular cleaning of kitchen
  • Engage respectfully with community residents and program participants, providing information and referrals
  • Work positively with community volunteers to accomplish tasks and goals
  • Ensure accurate daily documentation
  • Other related duties as required.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Sensitivity to the challenges of, and respect for, homeless and marginalized people
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to lift and move 25 pounds safely
  • Safe food handling certificate an asset
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively and professionally under pressure
  • Commitment to food security and relevant kitchen experience
  • Experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Valid Ontario G-class driver’s license and clean drivers abstract is an asset
  • Willingness and ability to be put on registration for agency vehicle and drive vehicle during shifts are assets
  • CPI, First Aid and CPR certification are assets
  • Valid Police Records Check.

 

 

Please apply via email (cover letter & resume in one attachment) to:

Attention: Sara Clenyg-Jones

Email: cjsara@agincourtcommunityservices.com

(Please quote CSJ- Community Service Worker in the subject line of email)

 

No phone calls please.

 

ACSA is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and/or persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position. However, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. 

If you are contacted by ACSA regarding a job opportunity and need accommodation throughout a hiring process, please contact Yelena Galochkina, HR Generalist at gyelena@agincourtcommunityservices.com. This address is for accommodation inquiries ONLY. Job applications sent to it will not be considered.

 

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