Job Posting 67440

Intake Worker (Shelters)
Hope Mission
Edmonton area, Edmonton
closes in 26 days (Fri, 12 Feb)
casual / on-call  •  $18 per hour + 4% Vacation Pay







Job Title                             :             CASUAL INTAKE WORKER  


Based at                             :             Herb Jamieson Centre and Main Building

Reports to                          :             Shift Supervisor

Hours of work                    :             According to the needs of the department (Casual).









Hope Mission has a vision that men, women, youth and children who come to our doors

would come to know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Saviour.  

This vision can be fulfilled only if all staff is diligent

in serving, strengthening and uplifting people in the name of Jesus Christ. 






The Intake worker will liaison directly with client as a critical initial contact person and will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationship with men, women and youth at the Herb Jamieson Centre and Hope Mission's Main Building.




Assist in the operation of the Department by:  

  • Preparing for clients entering the building –Signing of timesheet, praying as a team, assist in bed-board and data base for accuracy, registration.    
  • Assess needs of clients entering the building and monitor their conduct throughout their overnight stay
  • Screen for referrals, barring of clients, age, gender and level of intoxication.
  • Build rapport with clients through active listening, prayer; provide information on expected standards of conduct, shelter maintenance.
  • Enter client related information into Shelter Reporting Program (SRP).
  • Manage incidence and enter all incidents on occurrence report form.
  • Monitor to ensure and maintain a secure and safe sleeping environment.
  • Maintain radio communication to keep other staff and facilities informed.
  • Rouse clients according to wake up request.
  • Monitoring of meals queue.
  • Debrief and sign out time sheet.
  • Attend staff meetings and make reports as necessary. 
  • Assist Hope Mission Ministry van as required.
  • Assist with the Breakout Service Workers Program.




  • University or College, Bible school/Seminary education or work experience is an asset
  • Ability to Communicate effectively with client, and conflict resolution skills
  • Administrative and organizational abilities
  • Ability to exercise authority without intimidation
  • Self-management skills 
  • First Aid training and/or Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training is an asset



  • Being a Christian Organization we require our employees to be in agreement and sign the Hope Mission Statement of Faith  (
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada on a full-time basis.
  • Able to provide Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search
  • A letter of reference from a ministry or church is required
  • Adherence Hope Mission’s Policies and Procedures.


START DATE:    Immediately   







1.   Resume,  and

2.   Cover letter stating why you would like to work in a Christian Ministry 


TO:  People and Culture, Hope Mission




 We thank all applicants for their interest;

however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



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