EWR Temporary Full Time Link Worker – 2 POsitions Job at KSAN SOCIETY – in Terrace, BC

Job Description


Position: Temporary Full-time Link Worker

Program: Extreme Weather Response

Location: 4444 Lakelse Ave

Bargaining Unit: BCGEU

Classification: Transition House Worker – Grid 10

Rate of Pay: $21.63-$25.19

Job Description: Using a trauma informed lens, the Link Worker provides emotional support, security, advocacy, information,

education, crisis intervention, and referrals to clients.

Qualifications: Diploma in a related human/social service-related field and one (1) year recent related experience. Or an equivalent

combination of education and experience.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Assesses clients’ immediate needs and assists them to define and implement

action plans.

  • Monitors and ensures the safety and comfort of residents and the security of the

facility. Facilitates resolution of conflicts between clients

  • Provides support for overdose prevention.
  • Provides emotional support, encouragement, goal setting, and problem solving

support to clients.

  • Develops and facilitates house activities and/or support group meetings.
  • Acts as liaison between other Ksan staff to provide support to clients as needed.
  • Liaises with other service agencies and professionals. Maintains current

knowledge of issues and resources related to population of clients served.

  • Answers door and provides information and support to folks on resources

available. Recommends appropriate services and provides advocacy for clients.

  • Assists with filling out relevant forms for services such as housing applications

and referrals for counselling and detox.

  • Facilitates activities and/or support group meetings.
  • Answers and provides crisis support to callers.
  • Maintains notes, client records, documents, and appropriate forms.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Hours of Work: 72/ hrs bi-weekly—2 positions available

Posting Date: September 14, 2021

Closing Date: September 21, 2021

Start Date: October 1, 2021

Duration: until March 31, 2022

This position is open to applicants who identify as male or female and does require the use of personal automobile to complete job


Please respond to: [email protected]

About Company


Company Location:  Terrace, BC

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