We are currently looking for Isolation Relief Workers to join our team at YESS!
Who we are: Youth Empowerment & Support Services (YESS) is a not-for-profit agency working with youth facing difficult realities. We provide overnight, residential and day programming to youth who access our services. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and safe work environment for people of all backgrounds. YESS is also a pet-friendly workplace.
The successful candidates would be able to provide coverage for our regular staff or work alongside, as required, during days, evenings, overnights and weekends. Shifts could be a combination of 'overnight-awake' and 'sleep'. We are currently looking for availability for Monday through Friday from 3pm to 11:30pm and Saturday and Sunday from 7am to 7pm.
Position Type: On-call shift work
Hours: 40 hours per week - Isolation shifts – overnight awake, daytime and evening support
Reporting to: Manager of Supportive Housing and Services
Additional Hours: As a casual on-call, shifts will be varied depending on activation of isolation space. When activated, shifts will be moved from Shelter to Graham’s Place. When de-activated, cancelled shifts will be offered in Shelter at staff and manager discretion.
Job Purpose: The purpose of this job will be to provide support to individuals staying at the Graham’s Place Isolation space. The program serves youth (ages 15-21) experiencing homelessness who are needing to isolate due to suspected COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to known positive cases. As a relief staff, you will be called upon to fill the isolation shifts at Graham’s Place to provide support for youth who are needing to isolate, when needed.
All staff entering any facility require their temperature to be taken and face masks are mandatory in all indoor spaces. All staff entering in the Isolation Space are provided with the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including a full gown, face mask, face shield and gloves. The successful candidate will be required to ensure the youth are in good health, provided meals and escorted to the washroom when required. There are some aspects required of the position and there is also a dedicated team to assist with sanitation throughout Monday to Friday form 8:00am to 4:30pm. All YESS protocols regarding COVID-19 must be followed at all times.
YESS is an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and safe work environment for people of all backgrounds. YESS is also a pet-friendly workplace.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those shortlisted will be contacted.