Shelter Worker

The Salvation Army B.C. Belkin House
February 6, 2020
Vancouver, Canada
Job Type
Per Collective Agreement
Competition #
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
Feb 09, 2020
Street Address
555 Homer Street



  • Regular, Part-time (16 hours/week)


  • Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.



" This position must be filled by a male (male shelter overnight)."



RESPONSIBILITIES (includes but not limited to the following)

  • Perform client intake and discharge functions as necessary during shift
  • Ensures client supervision and safety and complies with relevant Belkin House Policies and Procedures
  • Utilize knowledge of issues, if applicable to the work setting, pertaining to homelessness, addictions, mental health, women with children, domestic violence/abuse, and to act as a client advocate, provide emotional support
  • Maintain appropriate records and statistics, ensure that all required documentation is accurate and complete
  • Attend and participate in meetings as required

(The above is just a general overview of the duties and responsibilities of the position. It is not the complete list of responsibilities.)


PREFERRED SKILLS/capabilities:

  • Be a mature individual, who is committed to the mission of Belkin House


  • Successful obtainment of Enhanced Reliability Status Security Clearance
  • Successful obtainment of clearance through the Criminal Record Check under the Criminal Records Review Program
  • Successful obtainment of clearance through The Salvation Army Child Abuse Registry
  • Possess valid First Aid/CPR certificate or obtain as condition of employment prior to the end of probationary period.

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

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.

Imagine Canada Standards - Accredited

Related Jobs

Shelter Worker   Chilliwack, Canada new
March 20, 2020
Shelter Worker - Suncoast Citadel   Goderich, ON, Canada
March 13, 2020
Shelter Worker   Vancouver, Canada
February 29, 2020
Shelter Worker   Maple Ridge, Canada
February 22, 2020