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Residential Relief Worker - Part Time / À Temps Partiel

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The John Howard Society of Kingston and District

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Industry Sector: Social Services/Education / Services sociaux/ Éducation

Organization Description:

The John Howard Society of Kingston & District is a non-profit organization committed to providing and developing a wide range of community-based services that address crime and its causes. We are dedicated to supporting the rehabilitation and re-integration efforts of those who have been in conflict with the law. Our organization has a strong history of helping people through the provision of prevention and intervention services, as well as advocacy and public education. We strive to offer programs that are evidence-based and responsive to our community needs thereby contributing to the development of a safe and healthy community for all.

Job Listing #2214

Residential Relief Worker • Part Time / À Temps Partiel

Date Posted: 11 Sep 2018

Application Deadline: 26 Sep 2018

Location: Kingston and Surrounding Area

Category: Social Services/Education / Services sociaux/ Éducation

Hours Per Week: 0-40

Pay Rate: Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire 16.58

Language Requirements: English / Anglais

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The John Howard Society of Kingston & District is recruiting a professional and motivated residential relief worker. The right candidate will join a highly motivated team with a track-record of very high achievement and an appetite for change and innovation.


  1. Ensure all residents comply with the rules of residency
  2. Provide emergency assistance to new clients arriving from the institution to the community
  3. Manage any problems brought forward by staff and residents and provide conflict resolution techniques to disarm the situation
  4. Liaise with the other agencies and groups, attend community meetings and events relating to criminal justice, reintegration and rehabilitation
  5. Work with the team to address any problems or conflicts that may arise
  6. Monitor resident’s conditions and reports breaches to on-call Manager





  • College diploma
  • Work-related experience in corrections, residential housing programs, homelessness and mental health
  • Experience with conflict resolution, motivational and counselling techniques
  • Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office suite, databases and the internet
  • Familiar with community resources and services
  • A satisfactory Criminal Police Check, Enhanced Reliability Clearance (CSC) an asset
  • Required to work evenings, overnights, weekends, and statutory holidays
  • This is a single staffed facility for adult males in conflict with the law


The John Howard Society of Kingston & District is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing an accessible workplace. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.


This is a relief call in position with no guarentee of hours.


Please send your CV and Cover Letter to The Closing Date for applications is September 26, 2018 Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Additional Requirements: Enhance Reliability Clearance- CSC an asset

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