Job Posting 66113

Shelter Worker
Options Community Services Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Surrey
closes in 10 days (Fri, 4 Dec)
full time - term / contract  •  Competitive Wage


Temporary Full – time (35 hours per week)

 *With the possibility of an extension or permanent position

Hyland House Newton Shelter



Skills, abilities and competencies that are considered assets in this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with people with complex needs, including mental illness and addictions
  • Competency engaging and working with marginalized people
  • Experience working in the context of emergency residential settings
  • Good communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Awareness of culturally sensitive issues
  • Current First Aid Certificate required
  • Food Safe Certificate an asset
  • Unrestricted Class 5 driver’s license is required
  • Crisis Line experience an asset.


Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search preceding your start date.


  • * An eligibility list will be maintained for up to 6 months. Eligible applicants may be offered a casual position.

Closing date:       
Resumes will be reviewed starting November 11th 2020 but the posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice.



Please include specific examples of related experience and clearly indicate the posting number #A21670 in your cover letter

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