Shelter Worker

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Company Name Belkin House
Location Vancouver, BC
Date Posted July 30, 2013
Category British Columbia
Job Type Casual
Closing Date August 6, 2013
Interested applicants must respond in writing to



The Salvation Army British Columbia




Shelter Worker   (Casual, on call)



Belkin House,   Vancouver



Job No. 1348


(includes but not limited to)

  • 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, not the complete list of responsibilities)



  • Be a mature individual, who is committed to the mission of Belkin House
  • Completion of Grade 12 or the equivalent education, training and experience is typically required for this position
  • At least six months’ previous experience in issues including domestic violence/abuse, substance abuse, mental health, and homelessness issues, in a residential environment is             an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with a minimum of supervision



  • 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.


SALARY                     :           Per Collective Agreement

TERMS                       :           Casual, on call

DAYS & TIME                        :           Between Monday to Sunday, various shifts including overnight

NO. OF VACANCIES:           2

NOTE:           This is a gender-specific position for a female worker in the     Women’s Shelter.


Interested applicants must respond in writing by Aug 06, 2013 and quote Job No. 1348 to:





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