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Job Number:  39394
Shelter Attendant (Overnight)
Job Posted: Wednesday, 1 November 2017
Closing Date: Saturday, 31 March 2018
(26 days ago)
Options Community Services
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Casual
Location: Surrey Salary: Competitive Wage




Casual, On-call until March 31, 2018


Extreme Weather Response Shelters


Extreme Weather Shelters located in White Rock, Cloverdale and Delta will be in operation until March 31st and will provide a safe, warm place for homeless individuals to spend the night.




  • Working in the Shelter, Attendants will:
    • maintain safety of the site
    • provide First Aid
    • de-escalate crisis
    • providing community resources to clients
    • proving meals as needed
    • accepting clients into the shelter throughout the night
    • doing wellness checks
  • Communicate with Extreme Weather Shelter volunteers at the beginning and end of shifts any necessary information
  • Perform other duties necessary for the enhancement of the program as directed by a Shelter/Outreach Worker or supervisor.

Education, Training, and Experience

  • Current Level I First Aid certificate required
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training required
  • Naloxone training required (training can be provided)
  • Crisis Line training an asset.

    • Job Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to identify sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be sensitive to and respectful of cultural and lifestyle diversity.
  • Commitment to a problem solving approach.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please include a cover letter clearly indicating the posting number [posting #A21000] and outlining your qualifications and related experience for the position.

NOTE: Options Community Services Society is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Applicants not selected for an interview will not necessarily be notified. An eligibility list will be maintained for up to 6 months.
Contact Details:
Divender Rai, Assistant Manager
Options Community Services Society
www:   www.options.bc.ca

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