Overnight Worker – Cedar Place

The Salvation Army
October 7, 2019
Sudbury, ON, Canada
Job Type
$15.00 per hour, plus a $0.50 per hour shift premium as per the Collective Agreement
Competition #
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Mail: The Salvation Army Sudbury New Life Centre Attention: Cindy Bertolo, Director, Women & Family Shelter 261 Cedar Street, Sudbury, ON P3B 1M8. E-mail: cindy_bertolo@can.salvationarmy.org Fax: 705-586-3294 Attention: Cindy Bertolo, Residential Service Manager. Please no phone calls.
Closing date
October 20, 2019


This a permanent, part time position based on 24 hours per week – rotating schedule, overnights.

Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday  12:30 a.m.  -  08:30 a.m.

Week 2: Friday, Saturday, Sunday  12:30 a.m.  -  08:30 a.m.

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.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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