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Job Number:  30206
Hostel Support Worker - Temporary Part Time
Job Posted: Monday, 10 October 2016
Closing Date: Wednesday, 9 November 2016
(74 days ago)
The Centre of Hope
Region: London area Type: Contract - Part time
Location: London Salary: Start: $15.29 Year 1 $17.06

Job Title:

Women’s Hostel Support Worker

Competition #:

055 - 2016



Position Type:

Temporary Part Time

Salary Range:

As per the collective agreement Start: $15.29 Year 1 $17.06

Date posted:

October 08, 2016


Centre Of Hope

Posting Expires:

October 28, 2016

Applications Accepted By:

Fax or E-mail:

(519) 661-0245 or

                    Please no phone calls.

Mail: 281 Wellington Street London, ON N6B 2L4

Job Description


To provide a positive living environment for all men’s hostel clients, promoting independence and self-help and ensuring that client’s day-to-day basic needs are being met.

Perform other position related duties as required.



Completion of Post-Secondary education in the field of human and or social services is preferred; an alternative combination of education and related experience will be considered

Experience working with a diverse population, including mental health and addictions

Knowledge and sensitivity to the social and economic barriers and issues unique to men in the shelter system

Demonstrated ability to use sound judgment when making decisions

Knowledgeable of homeless issues with sensitivity to housing barriers for high-risk population and knowledge and ability to link with community agencies that provide support to this population

Crisis intervention skills is an asset

Good oral and written communication skills

Good interpersonal skills

Self-motivated and disciplined  

Working knowledge and experience particular Microsoft Office Word, Excel and database system

Understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army

First Aid/ CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certification or willingness to obtain certifications

Provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required. The screening is secured either through the National Canadian Policy Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment.

May require screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.

Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.

NOTE: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered


Normal Hours of Work: 16hours per week – Saturday & Sunday – 12am to 8am


Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume indicating job title and competition number in email subject line.


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



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.

Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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