Correctional Worker II – Kitchener

The Salvation Army
octobre 27, 2020
Kitchener, ON, Canada
Job Type
$17.24 per hour
Competition #
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
November 4, 2020


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. Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.

The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

This is a casual on-call position with no guaranteed hours.  Hours of work may be days, evenings or overnight.  All shifts are 7.5 hours with a ½ hour unpaid meal break.  Shifts are assigned as per the Collective Agreement. 

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.


  • Monitor the front desk reception area of the Community Residential Facility (CRF)
  • Respond to all in-coming calls and liaise with other agencies in a professional manner
  • Record daily activities of clients and incidents occurring during the shift using log book, activity records and occurrence reports
  • Contact emergency service personnel as required
  • Maintain confidentiality with regard to the client records and information
  • Perform other position related duties as required.


  • Completion of a minimum of one (1) year of University/ Community College in a Social Services, Criminology or related field of study
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience working with adults in the criminal justice system in an institutional or residential setting
  • Have a valid, current certification in First Aid & CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention
  • Good communication skills that help to establish trust with clients
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Competent in word process, including Windows XP, Microsoft Office, Excel
  • Provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required. The screening is secured either through the National Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment.
  • Able to obtain Enhanced Reliability Screening through Correctional Services Canada
  • Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.
  • NOTE: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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