Specialized U13 – Mountainside – Relief Housekeeper

Submitted on Wednesday, 05/15/2024 - 9:00 am

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

About Us:

Hull Services has long had a reputation for providing leading edge child, youth, and family mental health services. We work with children, youth and families who have experienced mental health struggles, behavioural problems, developmental delay, neglect, abuse and trauma. Hull offers them an opportunity to seek well-being and happiness, with a focus on mental health. Hull’s vision is for resilient young people and families to thrive within communities that support their mental health and well-being. Hull’s programs and services include prevention and early intervention, family-based treatment, school-based services, community group care, campus-based care, adult services and education and training. Located in Calgary, we have been serving Alberta’s young people and families for 60 years, and support over 8,000 young people and families each year.

For more information about Hull Services, please visit our website: www.hullservices.ca

The Programs:

The Specialized U13 and Mountainside Programs are trauma-informed, relationship-based, intensive treatment programs serving youth under 18 years of age. We use evidence-based treatment methods including, the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT), developed by Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D., into our therapeutic milieu-based treatment program.

The Position:

We are currently hiring for a Relief Housekeeper. This position involves working a flexible weekday schedule, including possible early morning starts at 6am.

As a member of the program team, the housekeeper performs a variety of culinary, housekeeping, and related tasks to support our children 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 children 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.
  • Attend to cleaning and housekeeping tasks as determined.
  • Sweep, mop, wax, vacuum floors as necessary; polish, clean furniture, woodwork, fixtures; wash interior windows; attend to cleanliness of cupboards, appliances, laundry, offices and bathrooms and other areas as requested or required.
  • Attend to the cleanliness of the children’s rooms as determined by the needs of the Program.
  • Keep a record of all cleaning, linen and kitchen supplies and order/replenish these supplies as necessary.

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 (min. 3 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 – Housekeeper” in the subject line of your email.

The deadline for application is May 29, 2024.

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.