Job Posting 76583

Shelter Worker
The Salvation Army Belkin House
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
555 Homer Street
closed 3 days ago (Sat, 23 Oct)
full time  •  $20.31


POSITION: Shelter Worker   (Regular, Full-time)

FACILITY : Belkin House,  Vancouver


Job No. 0202


(includes but not limited to the following)

  • Perform client intake and discharge functions as necessary during shift
  • Ensures client supervision and safety and complies with relevant Belkin House Policies and Procedures
  • Utilize knowledge of issues, if applicable to the work setting, pertaining to homelessness, addictions, mental health, women with children, domestic violence/abuse, and to act as a client advocate, provide emotional support
  • Maintain appropriate records and statistics, ensure that all required documentation is accurate and complete
  • Attend and participate in meetings as required

(The above is just a general overview of the duties and responsibilities of the position. It is not the complete list of responsibilities.)



  • Be a mature individual, who is committed to the mission of Belkin House
  • Completion of Grade 12 or the equivalent education, training and experience is typically required for this position
  • At least six months’ previous experience in issues including domestic violence/abuse, substance abuse, mental health, and homelessness issues, in a residential environment is an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with a minimum of supervision



  • Successful obtainment of Enhanced Reliability Status Security Clearance
  • Successful obtainment of clearance through the Criminal Record Check under the Criminal Records Review Program
  • Successful obtainment of clearance through The Salvation Army Child Abuse Registry
  • Possess valid First Aid/CPR certificate or obtain as condition of employment prior to the end of probationary period.


 (This position must be filled by a MALE (Male Shelter).


SALARY                     :           Per Collective Agreement

TERMS                       :           Regular, Full-time (40 hours/week)

DAYS & TIME             :          Saturday to Wednesday (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

NO. OF VACANCIES :           1


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