PTP: Full Time Housekeeper

Submitted on Friday, 09/02/2022 - 6:37 pm

Hull Services has an organizational commitment to pursuing truth and reconciliation, decolonization and anti-oppression.

About Us:

Hull Services is a charitable, multi-service organization that offers a range of evidence-based and evidence-informed programs to support children, youth and families to overcome challenges and build resilience. Hull’s programs and services include prevention, early intervention, in-home support, kinship and foster care, group care, school day treatment, therapeutic campus based care, secure and stabilization programs, supported interdependent living and education and training services. Located in Calgary, we have been serving Alberta’s young people and families for over 50 years, and support over 4000 individuals annually.

The Program:

The Preadolescent Treatment Program (PTP) is a trauma-informed, relationship-based, Therapeutic Campus-Based Care program serving kids between the ages of 4 and 12. We incorporate the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT), an evidence-based practice developed by Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D. into our program milieu and treatment plans.

The Position:

We are currently hiring for a Full Time Housekeeper. This position involves working a flexible schedule of 40 hours per week, (shifts are generally 10:00am – 6:00pm). As a member of the program team, the housekeeper performs a variety of culinary, housekeeping, and related tasks to support our youth and the treatment efforts in the Program. The housekeeper performs duties associated with the preparation and cooking of meals and ensures that Agency health and cleanliness standards are maintained. We’re looking for an individual who is able to build positive and collaborative relationships with the youth we serve and our staff team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare program meals as needed.
  • Ensure food supplies for weekend meals are available. Store food properly and leave cooking instructions for follow through.
  • Complete food and supply orders as needed.
  • Shop for food supplies not provided by the campus kitchen, and other inventory as needed.
  • Keep a record of all cleaning, linen and kitchen supplies and order/replenish these supplies as necessary.
  • Attend to cleaning and housekeeping tasks as requested or required.
  • Sweep, mop, wax, and vacuum floors as necessary; polish and clean furniture, woodwork and fixtures; wash windows; attend to cleanliness of cupboards, appliances, offices and bathrooms and other areas as requested or required; completing laundry.
  • Attend to the cleanliness of the children’s rooms as determined by the needs of the Program.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • One to two years of experience in housekeeping (experience in therapeutic campus based settings or group homes preferred).
  • Knowledge and experience with food handling and storage practices, nutritional needs and standards, and meal preparation.
  • Knowledge of basic cleaning and hygiene standards.
  • High personal competence in the maintenance of caring and positive relationships with colleagues, children and youth.
  • Demonstrated interest, commitment, consistency, and a high level of personal maturity and responsibility.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • A Police Information Check, which includes a vulnerable sector search, is required (or is in process of being completed) prior to employment
  • A Child Intervention Record Check
  • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and ability to drive Agency vehicles is preferred (minimum of 2 years driving experience with a class 5/GDL class 5 license).

 

Other working conditions: the role requires some physical exertion and lifting.

 How to Apply:

  • If interested, please direct your resume and cover letter to careers@hullservices.ca
  • Please indicate “Your Full Name – Relief Housekeeper” in the subject line of your email.

The deadline for application is September 9, 2022.

Note: We personally review every application received through careers@hullservices.ca and our team will give your application due consideration. It may take up to two weeks to review all applications. If your qualifications and experience match our requirements we will contact you directly.

At Hull, one of our core values is Inclusion and we seek to understand people’s lived experience, holding a deep respect for their unique backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities, cultures and identities. It is our desire to humbly build trust and mutual respect with the people we serve who have often been marginalized and oppressed for their differences. To achieve this, Hull seeks open, self-aware individuals who reflect the diversity of those we serve and can help us build a safe, healthy, inclusive culture. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, place of origin, religious beliefs, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical disability, mental disability, marital status, family status, or sexual orientation.