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Passionate about ending youth homelessness? Consider applying to join Eva’s Team.

Eva’s is an innovative and award winning organization devoted to the provision of services for homeless youth. We operate three facilities, Eva’s Place, Eva’s Satellite, and Eva’s Phoenix, as well as an administrative office to support strong service delivery. We hope to add to our vibrant, enthusiastic staff team with the following positions.

Youth Service Worker, Evening (Permanent, Full Time)

Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth provides safe shelter, supportive services, and long-term solutions to youth homelessness. We believe all young people deserve safe, affordable housing, great support, and access to the resources to reach their full potential.The position works in a shelter environment with its associated stresses and with youth who may at-times be in crisis and may demonstrate related behaviours.

This position reports to the Residential Supervisor and is located at Eva’s Phoenix: 60 Brant Street, Toronto, ON. Eva’s Phoenix is a transitional housing program and employment training facility for youth ages 16 -24.

Responsibilities
  • Supervision of youth and shelter, ensuring safety and security measures are met
  • Supportive counselling and case management; crisis stabilization and conflict resolution
  • Administrative duties and general household chores
  • Participation in team activities and decision-making
  • Providing programming support as identified
  • Shift work that includes weekends
Qualifications
  • College Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Child and Youth Work or a related field
  • Experience working with homeless and at-risk youth, preferably in a residential setting with sound understanding of related issues and resources
  • Minimum 2 years in individual supportive counselling and group work
  • Experience with case management
  • Strong computer and documentation skills relevant to counselling and case planning
  • Experience working with diverse populations with sound understanding of principles of anti-oppression
  • Knowledge and ability to integrate anti-oppression, critical disability, LGBTQ2S and trans-positivity, trauma, harm reduction, recovery approach in support to mental health and strengths-based principles into practice
  • Familiarity with harm reduction principles and strategies
  • Experience with crisis intervention, conflict resolution and de-escalation skills/techniques
  • Demonstrated experience working with a team within a constructive communication model
  • Shelter Standards, SMIS, Standard First Aid/CPR, crisis intervention training an asset
Salary

The position is unionized, with salary of $20.45 per hour plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume by August 17, 2018 to [email protected].  Be sure to indicate YSW Evening 2018-60  in your subject line. No phone calls, please.

Documents must be sent in PDF Format. Any other documents will not be reviewed, thank you.

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage applicants from equity seeking groups to apply.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check. Eva’s would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Eva’s provides accommodation, accessible formats, and communication supports for the interview upon request

Youth Service Worker (Part Time)

Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth provides safe shelter, supportive services, and long-term solutions to youth homelessness. We believe all young people deserve safe, affordable housing, great support, and access to the resources to reach their full potential.The position works in a shelter environment with its associated stresses and with youth who may at-times be in crisis and may demonstrate related behaviours.

This position reports to the Residential Supervisor and is located at Eva’s Phoenix: 60 Brant Street, Toronto, ON. Eva’s Phoenix is a transitional housing program and employment training facility for youth ages 16 -24.

Responsibilities
  • Supervision of youth and shelter, ensuring safety and security measures are met
  • Supportive counselling and case management; crisis stabilization and conflict resolution
  • Administrative duties and general household chores
  • Participation in team activities and decision-making
  • Providing programming support as identified
  • Shift work that includes weekends
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma in a related field
  • Experience working with homeless and at-risk youth, preferably in a residential setting with sound understanding of related issues and resources
  • Experience working with diverse populations with sound understanding of principles of anti-oppression
    Experience working with diverse populations with sound understanding of principles of anti-oppression Knowledge and ability to integrate anti-oppression, critical disability, LGBTQ2S and trans-positivity, trauma, harm reduction, recovery approach in support to mental health and strengths-based principles into practice
  • Familiarity with harm reduction principles and strategies
  • Experience with crisis intervention, conflict resolution and de-escalation skills/techniques
  • Demonstrated experience working with a team within a constructive communication model
  • Shelter Standards, SMIS, Standard First Aid/CPR, crisis intervention training an asset
Salary

The position is unionized, with salary of $18.75 per hour with an additional 4% vacation pay.

Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume by August 17, 2018 to [email protected].  Be sure to indicate 2018-62 YSW Part-Time in your subject line. No phone calls, please.

Documents must be sent in PDF Format. Any other documents will not be reviewed, thank you.

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage applicants from equity seeking groups to apply.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check. Eva’s would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Eva’s provides accommodation, accessible formats, and communication supports for the interview upon request

Youth Service Worker, Relief

Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth provides safe shelter, supportive services, and long-term solutions to youth homelessness. We believe all young people deserve safe, affordable housing, great support, and access to the resources to reach their full potential.The position works in a shelter environment with its associated stresses and with youth who may at-times be in crisis and may demonstrate related behaviours.

This position reports to the Residential Supervisor and is located at Eva’s Phoenix: 60 Brant Street, Toronto, ON. Eva’s Phoenix is a transitional housing program and employment training facility for youth ages 16 -24.

Responsibilities
  • Supervision of youth and shelter, ensuring safety and security measures are met
  • Supportive counselling and case management; crisis stabilization and conflict resolution
  • Administrative duties and general household chores
  • Participation in team activities and decision-making
  • Providing programming support as identified
  • Shift work that includes weekends
Qualifications
  • College Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Child and Youth Work or a related field
  • Experience working with homeless and at-risk youth, preferably in a residential setting with sound understanding of related issues and resources
  • Experience working with diverse populations with sound understanding of principles of anti-oppression
  • Knowledge and ability to integrate anti-oppression, critical disability, LGBTQ2S and trans-positivity, trauma, harm reduction, recovery approach in support to mental health and strengths-based principles into practice
  • Familiarity with harm reduction principles and strategies
  • Experience with crisis intervention, conflict resolution and de-escalation skills/techniques
  • Demonstrated experience working with a team within a constructive communication model
  • Shelter Standards, SMIS, Standard First Aid/CPR, crisis intervention training an asset
Salary

The position is unionized, with salary of $18.75 per hour with an additional 4% vacation pay.

Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume by August 17, 2018 to [email protected].  Be sure to indicate YSW Relief 2018-61  in your subject line and your availability in your email. No phone calls, please.

Documents must be sent in PDF Format. Any other documents will not be reviewed, thank you.

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage applicants from equity seeking groups to apply.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check. Eva’s would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Eva’s provides accommodation, accessible formats, and communication supports for the interview upon request

Maintenance Coordinator (Full Time, Contract)

Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth provides safe shelter, supportive services, and long-term solutions to youth homelessness. We believe all young people deserve safe, affordable housing, great support, and access to the resources to reach their full potential. The position works in a shelter environment with its associated stresses and with youth who may at-times be in crisis and may demonstrate related behaviours.

This position is located at Eva’s Phoenix: 60 Brant Street, Toronto, ON. Eva’s Phoenix is a transitional housing program and employment training facility for youth ages 16 -24.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the General Manager, the Maintenance Coordinator is responsible for the repair and maintenance of Eva’s Phoenix, including the cleanliness and upkeep of the building, and ensuring a preventative maintenance program is developed and followed. The Maintenance Coordinator participates as a key member of the Health and Safety team, identifying safety hazards and ensuring all safety concerns are addressed in a timely manner.

Duties will include:

  • Performing day to day maintenance and repairs to shelter property.
  • Ensures shelter meets all building and fire codes.
  • Response on a timely manner to emergencies and maintenance issues.
  • Completing assigned work orders in a timely manner
  • Assisting, when necessary, in the sourcing of supplies/ equipment/ furniture for the organization and the procurement/distribution of such supplies/ equipment/ furniture
Qualifications
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in carpentry, plumbing and electrical work
  • Experience maintaining facilities and equipment/ property management
  • Knowledge of building and fire codes
  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative
  • Valid Driver’s License with clean abstract required
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Works well under pressure and must be able to deal with competing priorities and tasks
  • Knowledge of plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems
  • Experience in dry walling and painting
  • Experience maintaining door hardware
  • Proficiency in Outlook , Excel and MS Word required
  • Exterior maintenance including, minor tree pruning, eves troughs
  • Able to work outdoor and in inclement weather
  • Must have knowledge of WHMIS and SDS guidelines
Salary

This is a unionized position with an annual salary of $50,858.81 plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume by August 17, 2018 to [email protected].  Be sure to indicate 2018-63 Maintenance Coordinator in your subject line. No phone calls, please.

Documents must be sent in PDF Format. Any other documents will not be reviewed, thank you.

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage applicants from equity seeking groups to apply.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check. Eva’s would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Eva’s provides accommodation, accessible formats, and communication supports for the interview upon request

Maintenance Coordinator (Full Time, Permanent)

Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth provides safe shelter, supportive services, and long-term solutions to youth homelessness. We believe all young people deserve safe, affordable housing, great support, and access to the resources to reach their full potential. The position works in a shelter environment with its associated stresses and with youth who may at-times be in crisis and may demonstrate related behaviours.

This position is located at Eva’s Place: 360 Lesmill Road, North York.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the General Manager, the Maintenance Coordinator is responsible for the repair and maintenance of Eva’s Place, including the cleanliness and upkeep of the building, and ensuring a preventative maintenance program is developed and followed. The Maintenance Coordinator participates as a key member of the Health and Safety team, identifying safety hazards and ensuring all safety concerns are addressed in a timely manner.

Duties will include:

  • Performing day to day maintenance and repairs to shelter property.
  • Ensures shelter meets all building and fire codes.
  • Response on a timely manner to emergencies and maintenance issues.
  • Completing assigned work orders in a timely manner
  • Assisting, when necessary, in the sourcing of supplies/ equipment/ furniture for the organization and the procurement/distribution of such supplies/ equipment/ furniture
Qualifications
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in carpentry, plumbing and electrical work
  • Experience maintaining facilities and equipment/ property management
  • Knowledge of building and fire codes
  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative
  • Valid Driver’s License with clean abstract required
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Works well under pressure and must be able to deal with competing priorities and tasks
  • Knowledge of plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems
  • Experience in dry walling and painting
  • Experience maintaining door hardware
  • Proficiency in Outlook , Excel and MS Word required
  • Exterior maintenance including, minor tree pruning, eves troughs
  • Able to work outdoor and in inclement weather
  • Must have knowledge of WHMIS and SDS guidelines
Salary

This is a unionized position with an annual salary of $50,858.81 plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume by August 29, 2018 to [email protected].  Be sure to indicate 2018-65 Maintenance Coordinator in your subject line. No phone calls, please.

Documents must be sent in PDF Format. Any other documents will not be reviewed, thank you.

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage applicants from equity seeking groups to apply.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check. Eva’s would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Eva’s provides accommodation, accessible formats, and communication supports for the interview upon request

Food Service Coordinator (Full Time, Permanent)

Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth provides safe shelter, supportive services, and long-term solutions to youth homelessness. We believe all young people deserve safe, affordable housing, great support, and access to the resources to reach their full potential.

The Food Services Coordinator is responsible for handling day to day Kitchen Operations at Eva’s Satellite. The Food Services Coordinator will maintain a clean and tidy work space in keeping with the Universal and Industry Health and Safety standards. The Food Services Coordinator will work with the team at Eva’s Satellite towards furthering the mission of Eva’s. That person will ensure the delivery of food services meet Shelter Standards and reflect the care and professional standards.

The position works in a shelter environment with its associated stresses and with youth who may at-times be in crisis and may demonstrate related behaviours. Eva’s Satellite is an emergency shelter and harm reduction facility for homeless youth ages 16 – 24.

This position is located at Eva’s Satellite: 25 Canterbury Place, North York, ON.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the coordination and preparation of all the meals
  • Develop menus that have creative, nutritional and healthy meals
  • Prepare three meals and two snacks per day, seven days per week and for special occasions
  • Assist with some food preparation for in-house meetings as needed
  • Develop weekly menu that provide variety and meet dietary and cultural and/or religious practices (meet Shelter Standards)
  • Responsible for ensuring the kitchen and food storage areas meet service and health and safety standards (Public Health and Food Handlers)
  • Responsible for ensuring food safety inspections are completed
  • Responsible for kitchen administration: liaison with food service companies, distributors, and agencies; oversee inventory, ordering , receiving and safe storage of food and supplies; reconcile and manage petty cash; maintain orders from Food Banks/Second Harvest and donors; manage any other administrative duties as required by the position
  • Responsible for coordination of all food donations: receiving, sorting, storage and complete any paper work required for processing donation
  • Communicate effectively with the staff team to address gaps and needs
  • Ensure the effective communication with the staff team so as to deliver food services in a respectful, professional and
  • Complete any other tasks as required
Qualifications
  • Certificate in Cooking/Food Preparation and/or Kitchen Management, or equivalent training and/or prior experience in running a kitchen
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working in food service industry
  • Experience in ordering, inventory management, budgeting
  • Basic Computer Skills & experience in Word and Office applications
  • Demonstrate effective communication and conflict mediation skills
  • Experience working independently and within a large team
  • Food Handler’s Certification
  • First Aid and CPR Certification
  • Knowledge of the issues impacting homeless and at risk youth
  • Experience working with youth is an asset
  • A valid Driver’s Licence and clean abstract
Salary

This position is unionized with an annual salary of $51,958.40 and a comprehensive benefits package.

Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume by August 30, 2018 to [email protected].  Be sure to indicate 2018-64 Satellite Food Service Coordinator in your subject line. No phone calls, please.

Documents must be sent in PDF Format. Any other documents will not be reviewed, thank you.

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage applicants from equity seeking groups to apply.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check. Eva’s would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Eva’s provides accommodation, accessible formats, and communication supports for the interview upon request

Youth Service Worker – Day/Evening (Full Time, Permanent)

Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth provides safe shelter, supportive services, and long-term solutions to youth homelessness. We believe all young people deserve safe, affordable housing, great support, and access to the resources to reach their full potential.The position works in a shelter environment with its associated stresses and with youth who may at-times be in crisis and may demonstrate related behaviours.

This position reports to the Residential Supervisor and is located at Eva’s Place: 360 Lesmill Road, North York, ON.

Responsibilities
  • Supervision of youth and shelter, ensuring safety and security measures are met
  • Supportive counselling and case management; crisis stabilization and conflict resolution
  • Administrative duties and general household chores
  • Participation in team activities and decision-making
  • Providing programming support as identified
  • Shift work that includes weekends
Qualifications
  • College Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Child and Youth Work or a related field
  • Experience working with homeless and at-risk youth, preferably in a residential setting with sound understanding of related issues and resources
  • Minimum 2 years in individual supportive counselling and group work
  • Experience with case management
  • Strong computer and documentation skills relevant to counselling and case planning
  • Experience working with diverse populations with sound understanding of principles of anti-oppression
  • Knowledge and ability to integrate anti-oppression, critical disability, LGBTQ2S and trans-positivity, trauma, harm reduction, recovery approach in support to mental health and strengths-based principles into practice
  • Familiarity with harm reduction principles and strategies
  • Experience with crisis intervention, conflict resolution and de-escalation skills/techniques
  • Demonstrated experience working with a team within a constructive communication model
  • Shelter Standards, SMIS, Standard First Aid/CPR, crisis intervention training an asset
Salary

The position is unionized, with salary of $42 536.00 per annum with a comprehensive benefits package.

Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume by August 30, 2018 to [email protected].  Be sure to indicate 2018-66 YSW Day/Evening in your subject line. No phone calls, please.

Documents must be sent in PDF Format. Any other documents will not be reviewed, thank you.

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage applicants from equity seeking groups to apply.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check. Eva’s would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Eva’s provides accommodation, accessible formats, and communication supports for the interview upon request