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Current Employment Opportunities

Opportunity to make a Difference in Others

Full Time Housing Support Worker, Transitional Housing

STR8 UP requires a Full Time Housing Support Worker for our Transitional Housing under the Community Outreach Model.   The Housing Support Worker will provide supports to adults over the age of 18 years who are justice involved or STR8 UP connected residing in our Transitional Housing.  Shift work involved: Evening, weekend and daytime shifts.

This program is to provide a temporary sober housing solution for people who are being released into the community and or otherwise able to live independently but need assistance while securing permanent housing.

STR8 UP works in the core community in Saskatoon with ex-gang members and their families, to help support individuals as they embark on a healthier path. STR8 UP is a grassroots organization that is driven by our members. We do not walk in front to lead, nor behind to push, we walk beside our members to assist, accompany, encourage and support. We do our best to meet members where they are at and case plan accordingly.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with service agencies, criminal justice stakeholders and community;
  • With the member, conduct intake, ongoing case planning and self-assessments
  • Keep meticulous intake, case planning and attendance and referral records
  • Advocate in justice, corrections, social services sectors and for community supports
  • Provide one-to-one life skills and problem solving counselling
  • Accompany and support members attending important appointments
  • Assist in obtaining essentials to community living: Identification, financial assistance.
  • Arrange access to spiritual and cultural practices to support healing
  • Facilitate recreational and cultural opportunities that include family
  • Arrange for addictions programming, housing, health, education/job skills and employment opportunities.
  • Provide information about services and opportunities in the community
  • Identify partnerships for services in the community
  • Travel may be required to various communities throughout Saskatchewan

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in the human services field, equivalent experience or a combination of both
  • Demonstrate and practice a healthy lifestyle
    • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with adults, youth, staff and partnering agencies and maintain strict confidentiality and appropriate boundaries
    • Ability to express ideas and concepts effectively in an oral and written form
    • Working knowledge of computers/windows
    • Knowledge of Indigenous cultures and issues
    • Must have a valid driver’s license that reflects a safe driving record – A Driver’s Abstract is Required (Within 3 Months).
    • Criminal Records Check (Within 6 Months)

 

Salaries are based on STR8 UP current salary grid. $21.25-$25.00 per hour

Cover Letters and Resumes labelled –Transitional Housing, can be emailed to jolene.morris@str8-up.ca

STR8 UP appreciates everyone who does apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified. Please no phone calls.

Full Time Community Outreach Workers

STR8 UP is looking for the right individuals to fill challenging but rewarding positions as Full Time Community Outreach workers who will provide supports to adults and youth in correctional facilities and in the community as they move through the justice system and transition out of the gang and criminal lifestyles to become responsible community members. Shift work involved: Evening, weekend and daytime shifts.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with service agencies, criminal justice stakeholders and community;
  • Advocating in justice, corrections, social services sectors; and
  • With the member, conduct intake, ongoing case planning and self-assessments
  • Keep meticulous intake, case planning and attendance and referral records
  • Advocate in justice, corrections, social services sectors and for community supports
  • Provide one-to-one life skills and problem solving counselling
  • Conduct sharing circles in correctional facilities and meet with members in group settings for fellow-ship and programming
  • Accompany and support members attending important appointments
  • Assist in obtaining essentials to community living: Identification, financial assistance. Arrange access to spiritual and cultural practices to support healing
  • Help maintain family contact during incarceration and in the community
  • Facilitate recreational and cultural opportunities that include family
  • Arrange for addictions programming, housing, health, education/job skills and employment opportunities.
  • Participate in STR8UP presentations
  • Provide information about services and opportunities in the community
  • Identify partnerships for services in the community
  • Travel may be required to various communities throughout northern Saskatchewan

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in the human services field, equivalent experience or a combination of both
  • Demonstrate and practice a healthy lifestyle
    • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with adults, youth, staff and partnering agencies and maintain strict confidentiality and appropriate boundaries
    • Ability to express ideas and concepts effectively in an oral and written form
    • Working knowledge of computers/windows
    • Knowledge of Indigenous cultures and issues
    • Must have a valid driver’s license that reflects a safe driving record – A Driver’s Abstract is Required (Within 3 Months).
    • Criminal Records Check (Within 6 Months)

 

Salaries are based on STR8 UP current salary grid. $21.25-$25.00 per hour

Cover Letters and Resumes labelled –Community Outreach Worker, can be emailed to Jolene.morris@str8-up.ca begin_of_the_skype_highlighting

STR8 UP appreciates everyone who does apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified. Please no phone calls.