Shelter Support Worker – Gateway of Hope

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The Salvation Army Gateway of Hope
Published
April 22, 2019
Location
Langley, Canada
Job Type
Category
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
hr@gatewayofhope.ca
Closing date
May 23, 2019

Description

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.

Core Values

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.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume via email, indicating “Shelter Support Worker - PT ” in the subject line.

EMPLOYMENT TERM:

  • Part Time – Friday and Saturday 11:00 PM to 7:00 AM

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

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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