Job Posting – Shelter Support Worker (Casual) – The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, British Columbia

POSITION: Shelter Support Worker (Casual)

FACILITY: Gateway of Hope: Emergency Shelter

LOCATION: 5787 Langley Bypass, Langley BC V3A 0A9

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Handles the admission, orientation and evaluation of guests
  • Develops case plans
  • Performs internal and external security checks
  • Consistently demonstrates respect and empathy for all guests
  • Monitors the activities of the guests
  • Maintains availability for personal, practical and moral support
  • Provides safe storage and recording of prescribed medications
  • Accurately records day-to-day happenings
  • Liaises with referral sources and other external agencies as needed
  • Coordinates guest care relating to security issues
  • Ensures ongoing enforcement of policies
  • Performs other assigned duties as required to ensure a safe and secure environment

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong service ethic and a friendly disposition with the public
  • Adaptability to change and frequent interruptions
  • Team oriented and able to take initiative
  • Willingness to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Criminal Record Check
  • CPR, First Aid and Non-Violent Crisis Training an asset
  • Computer ability

SALARY/GRADE:

  • Casual
  • $14.00/hour
  • Wage Grade Level: 7
  • Hours: Shift work includes days/evenings/nights

APPLICATIONS:

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume via email, indicating Casual Shelter in the subject line, to Gateway of Hope Human Resources:

Michelle Puffer, Manager of Business Administration

hr@gatewayofhope.ca

Please note that while we thank all who apply we will only be contacting those candidates who qualify for an interview. No phone calls please.

Mission Statement:

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.