Transitional Housing Program Worker

The Salvation Army B.C. Grace Mansion
June 22, 2020
Vancouver, Canada
Job Type
$19.50 - $20.00 per hour
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
July 2, 2020
Street Address
596 E. Hastings Street



  • Sunday-Thursday
  • 40 hours per week


Position Purpose Summary:

The Program and Intake Worker will work with the Residents of Grace Mansion in all areas of personal development and growth, life skills, social and spiritual activities to enable the Resident to attain their full potential.


  • Monitor resident occupancy levels
  • Monitor move-in and move-out of residents
  • Create new client files, interview prospective residents and callers, and collect required documentation for intake of residents to ensure Program criteria are met
  • Perform reference checks for prospective residents
  • Perform intake of new residents
  • Perform orientation for new residents of the Salvation Army Grace Mansion programs
  • Supervise/monitor actions and interactions of residents during shift
  • Respond to all resident questions/requests within the framework of Policies & Procedures
  • Work with assigned residents in completing personal development plan (PDP), and following up with resident(s) at intervals to assess, monitor and adjust PDP as may be required.

This is a summary of the key responsibilities of this job.


  • Be a mature individual, who is committed to the mission of Grace Mansion.


  • Completion of Secondary School.
  • Training / Certification in Addictions or Mental Health issues
  • Current certification in First Aid/CPR
  • WHMIS 2015
  • FoodSafe Level 1
  • Universal Precautions


  • Minimum 6 months prior related experience in working with clients in a residential setting

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Computer skills and training in Word and Excel


  • 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


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 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.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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