Bissell Centre is an equal opportunity employer, who is committed to diversity within our community and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, or disability. Bissell Centre is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees, in accordance with provincially and federally legislated protected grounds.

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Child Care Educator(Perm, FT – 4 Positions)

Full Time • Early Childhood Services

Early Childhood Development Educators work with children ages 0-6 and are responsible for creating and developing an environment that meets the individual, social, physical, intellectual and emotional needs of the children.  We are an engaged team who believe in actively co-learning, co-researching and co-imagining possibilities alongside and in relationship with children, families, other educators, and professionals.

Application Deadline: July 17th, 2020

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Peer Support Worker (2 Year Contract, FT)

Full Time • Hope Terrace/Community Development

The Peer Support Worker will inform the participants within these programs on risk factors of sharing equipment for substance use, having unprotected sex, strengthen their ability to prevent HIV and Hepatitis C, and help reduce risk-taking behaviours. They will also help residents learn about when it is appropriate for them to seek health care services and how to navigate that system to ensure they get the best supports. The Peer Support Worker will be someone who has used substances in the past and can thus relate to our clients without judgment.

The Peer Support Worker will also educate and help build competency within other staff, attend appointments with participants to advocate with them, and educate other professionals to reduce stigma and discrimination towards participants. The Peer Support Worker will be able to build trust and rapport well with the participants due to their ability to relate as a peer rather than a professional.

Application Deadline: July 10th, 2020

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Store Associate (Perm, FT)

Full Time • Thrift Shop

Currently, Bissell Centre is looking for the right individual to fill the Permanent, Full-Time position of Store Associate. Stationed in our North Thrift Shop, the successful candidate works on the store floor, ensuring that each customer receives outstanding service in the store.  While also at times working, sorting and greeting donors to ensure they feel appreciated when they donate items.

Application Deadline: July 8th, 2020

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