Careers Current Opportunities

Shelter Support Worker: Safe Stay Shelter

Job Description:  
Boundary Family Services (BFS) is looking for a Shelter Support Worker who will provide direct support to the clientele of the Safe Stay Shelter. Applicant must be willing to work a flexible schedule that could include night shifts and weekend work. A criminal record check will be required.

Job Type: Part-time, Full-time, and Causal
Hours: 0-40/week
Salary: $21.30/hour
Schedule: Rotating schedule, days, nights, and weekends

Key Duties:

  • Receive and admit clients.
  • Assess and assist with client personal needs.
  • Communicate effectively with clients through active listening and problem-solving.
  • Recommend appropriate community resources.
  • Monitor client activities and provide effective intervention in crisis situations.
  • Prepare and serve meals as required.
  • Clean all areas as assigned on a regular basis.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of clients.
  • Support a harm reduction model in the community.

What You Should Bring to the Team:

  • Strong communication skills specifically in conflict resolution and nonviolent crisis intervention
  • Experience working in a shelter environment.
  • Experience with life skills such as cooking, and cleaning.
  • Knowledge of harm reduction, community service agencies and the homeless population.
  • Ability to use sound judgement, perform job duties with minimal supervision and problem solve.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with residents, staff, community agencies and the public.

What You Will Love About Us:

  • Fun and friendly team
  • Casual dress code
  • Benefits
  • Training Opportunities

Benefits Include:

  • Extended health care plan
  • Dental plan
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term Disability

* Benefits begin after a probationary period

How to Apply:

Please forward your resume to info@bfiss.org

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Snow Removal and Sanding

Raven Place – 6895 19th Street, Grand Forks

The successful contractor will be required to provide on an “as needed” basis:

  • All labour
  • Appropriately licensed vehicles
  • All machinery, tools, equipment and any other items necessary to clear snow and apply sand to areas including parking lot, sidewalks, entrance areas, common areas
  • Collected snow may need to be removed from the property as piles accumulate

To view area prior to bidding or for additional information, please call Boundary Family Services to book an appointment. 250-442-2267 Ext. 0

To submit a bid:

Email: info@ bfiss.org

Mail: PO Box 2498, Grand Forks, BC V0H 1H0

Drop off: 1200 Central Ave, Grand Forks

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Our Programs & Services

Boundary Family Services is committed to maintaining the health and safety of our participants through our Communicable Diseases Plan:

 - Please do not attend the centre or outdoor groups if you are not feeling well

Physical distancing with staff and other participants is encouraged

- Practice healthy hand hygiene by washing your hands or using the provided hand sanitizer when entering the centre or attending an outdoor group

- Enhanced cleaning measures are in place in all areas

- Masks are no longer mandatory in indoor spaces

‚ÄčThank you for your cooperation in helping to keep our community safe and healthy.

 

 

Boundary Family Services provides a wide variety of programs to meet the interests and needs of children, youth and families throughout the Boundary.

A Boundary Family Centre is located in each Elementary School from Christina Lake to Beaverdell with the main hub being the Glanville Family Centre in Grand Forks. Some programs require an appointment while other programs are open for drop in. Accessing most programs just requires that you contact us for an intake appointment or drop in time but some programs have specific guidelines and require a referral.

Please call or email us to discuss interest and eligibility.

 

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