Overnight Worker – Cedar Place

The Salvation Army
November 18, 2020
Sudbury, ON, Canada
Job Type
$15.23 per hour, plus a $.50 per hour shift premium as per the Collective Agreement “Plus applicable COVID-19 related premium pay.”
Competition #
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Email: cindy.bertolo@salvationarmy.ca Fax: 705-586-3294 Mailing Address: The Salvation Army Sudbury Cedar Place 261 Cedar Street, Sudbury, ON P3B 1M8 Please, no phone calls.
Closing date
November 30, 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.

Permanent part-time employment with The Salvation Army (less than 25 hours per week) will provide you with a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes:  vacation time, sick days, employer matching RRSP contributions and Christmas Grants.

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 permanent, part-time position based on 24 hours per week.  The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility.

Start Date:  December 4, 2020

Two-week Schedule rotation as follows

Week One:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 12:30 a.m. – 0830 a.m.

Week Two:  Saturday, Sunday, Monday 12:30a.m. – 0830 a.m.

Normal location of work is at Sudbury Cedar Place, 261 Cedar Street, Sudbury, ON P3B 1M8

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.


  • The incumbent, exercising considerable initiative, carries out the duties of the position, with minimal direction and day-to-day supervision.
  • Record and report activities, behaviours, and any incidents, which occur during the overnight, shift; reports concerns promptly to on call personnel as needed.
  • Conduct nightly check of grounds, facility and resident beds at start/end of shift, and keeps appropriate records in the logbook.
  • Ensure all doors and windows are locked and secure. Answers door (via intercom) and telephone during shift.
  • Provide emotional support and/or crisis intervention for residents/clients as required.
  • Provide clerical support for day and afternoon shifts (filing, data input, etc.)
  • Provide referrals as necessary and appropriate depending on time consistency with regard to rules and policies with all clients equally.
  • Perform any new intakes during night, backdating, and inputting into HIFIS. Place client into room closest to main floor for least amount of noise and disruption to other clients in house.
  • Enter statistics for referrals, turn away, goods and services nightly and check off in log and item list.
  • Clean and organize kitchen, sanitize and remove trash as require. Clean strainer in dishwasher also, sanitize and tidy dining room.
  • Prepare meals for following day dinner. Take out foods and prep accordingly. Ensure stock including fruits and dairy available for breakfast meals with residents/clients.
  • Pack food baskets for Monday and Thursday delivery days if any clients in mote.
  • As required and applicable, make suggestions that will improve efficiency, working conditions or procedures, to management.
  • Adhere to standards that are consistent with the values and philosophy of The Salvation Army Women & Family Shelter
  • Participate fully and constructively in staff meetings and in-service training.
  • Engage in formal evaluation sessions and supervision at 3 months and once yearly thereafter
  • Read and follow the Policy & Procedures Manual and the Employee Handbook. Every employee must read and sign that they have read, a copy of the Policies and procedures and understand that they will be required to adhere to all guidelines in their dealings with Residents and Clients, as well as with Staff and Administration.
  • Become familiar with the provisions of the Position Description and Operational Manual, which will be provided for the position.
  • Perform other position related duties as assigned
  • NOTE: Not all incumbents perform all of the duties described above but perform a similar range of duties.


  • Completion of a Community College Diploma in Social Work, Addictions, Counseling or related field(s).
  • More than three months but less than one year of prior related experience
  • Basic computer and clerical skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and function as a team member.
  • Current Certification in First Aid/CPR/NVCI
  • Bilingualism considered to be an asset
  • Provide an original copy of a Criminal Police Investigation 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.
  • Must be able to confirm and maintain registration through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.
  • Safe Food Handlers Certification
  • 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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