Shelter Support Worker

The Salvation Army
January 8, 2021
Langley, Canada
Job Type
$19.40 per hour
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Attention: Heidi Henderson. E-mail: submit your cover letter and resume indicating ‘Casual Shelter Support Worker’ in the subject line.
Closing date
January 31, 2021
Street Address
5787 Langley Bypass


The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

 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.



  • 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.


*NOTE: For some jobs, you may be required to provide validated educational documentation.


  • Grade 12 education or an equivalent.
  • CPR, First Aid and Non-Violent Crisis Training an asset.
  • Basic computer skills.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • 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.
  • Criminal Record Check.


  • Casual/on call.
  • Days/afternoons/nights.

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent.
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening.
  • A clean driver abstract.
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training.

 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. 

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

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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