Shelter Worker

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Published
September 2, 2022
Location
Chilliwack, BC
Job Type
Casual  
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Chilliwack
Salary Range:
$23.00 per hour
Address:
45746 Yale Rd
Posting Expires:
Until Filled
Applications Accepted By:
Attn: Scott Armstrong, Email: scotta@salvationarmychilliwack.ca Please mention 'Shelter Worker' in the subject line of your email

Description

The Shelter Worker provides essential support to the emergency shelter clients and ensures the shelter is a safe and secure environment for clients, residents, and workers.

HOURS:

  • Casual – On/Call Various Shifts when needed.  All Shifts are for 12 hours per shift.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cleans shelter rooms, washrooms, kitchen, lounge and common areas
  • Packing up client’s belongings and prepping beds and rooms for new clients.
  • Monitors the environment and clients/residents to ensure safety and security;
  • Ensures client supervision and adherence to rules and policies.
  • Provides laundry services for the shelter and shelter clients.
  • Provides safe storage and recording of prescribed medications.
  • Acts as a positive role model for clients by developing professional interpersonal relationships that promote dignity and respect.
  • Light food preparation and serving clients at mealtimes.
  • Conducts all required shift change procedures prior to and after shift change.
  • Maintains required documentation and shelter log.
  • Makes entries and maintains HFIS database.
  • Collects and disposes of refuse and performs spot cleaning as required.
  • Monitors appropriate behavior, ensures the rules are followed.
  • Provides orientation to new clients.
  • Participates as a team member with other staff to ensure a safe and caring environment by performing duties such as responding to emergency issues and supporting others through methods such as sharing knowledge and information.
  • Performs Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Police Security Clearance Certificate.
  • Certificate in First Aid and CPR Training.
  • Non-Violent Crises Intervention Training.
  • Ability to relate and engage marginalized people.
  • Naloxone Training.

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

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean drivers 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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