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Job Details

Job Number:  57504
Regular Part Time Front Line Worker Men's Homeless Shelter
Job Posted: Thursday, 12 September 2019
Closing Date: Saturday, 12 October 2019
(in 23 days)
Shepherds of Good Hope
Region: Ottawa area, Hull area Type: Part time
Location: Ottawa Salary: 15.01

Please note we are a unionized environment and all internal applicants will be given first consideration over external applicants. If you are not selected for this position we welcome you to apply for our Casual Front Line Worker position 2019-059 please visit Shepherds of Good Hope Career page for further details.








POSITION: Regular Part Time 1st shift Front Line Worker Men’s Shelter

Current Rotation Friday to Monday (Fri/Sat 11:30 to 7:30, Sun/Mon 11:15 to 7:15)


Group benefits and RRSP plan(after 2 years).


Unifor Local 8300 Wage Scale


POSTING DATE: September 12th, 2019


CLOSING DATE: Send your resume and covering letter, quoting positing number 2019-062



  • Provide support for the basic needs of a diverse population.
  • Support clients through the maintenance of a clean and sanitary environment in accordance with the needs of the Men’s Shelter.
  • Follow program procedures for distribution of medication and other supplies.
  • Record activities in the program log in accordance with the policies of the Shepherds of Good Hope.
  • Establish a professional relationship with the clients for the purpose of meeting their needs and the needs of the program; ensuring respect, dignity, and individuality of each client and staff member.
  • Engage in client advocacy.
  • Additional duties as required.


  • Post-Secondary education in Social Science or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of addiction, mental health and poverty issues.
  • Able to work using a health promotion approach and harm reduction philosophies.
  • Willing to work in multiple Transitional Shelter Service programs.
  • Demonstrated ability in behavioral/intoxication assessment, in using Non Violent Crisis Intervention principles, and in using strong de-escalation skills.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills, collaboration abilities and good judgement.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; human qualities such as compassion, caring, empathy and patience.
  • Experience in maintaining accurate records and statistics.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and related software is required.
  • Able to support clients who are not steady on their feet.
  • Able to lift up to 25kg.

Please note that you do not need to be trained in the specific program being posted to be a successful candidate. SGH will provide training to candidates when awarded a new position.


Shepherds of Good Hope is committed to being responsive to the diverse needs of our clients, residents, employees and volunteers, including those with disabilities. Please inform if you require accommodation through the hiring process and we will work with you to meet your needs.

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please quote Posting# 2019-062
Contact Details
Frenette Frenette
Shepherds of Good Hope
233 Murray Street
Ottawa, ON, K1N 5M9

Tel: 6136882929
www:   www.sghottawa.com/careers/

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