Job Posting 86775

Rescue Van Ministry Worker
Hope Mission
Edmonton area
closes in 72 days (Fri, 16 Dec)
on-call / relief / casual  •  $18 / hr + 4% Vacation Pay





Job Title                             :            RESCUE VAN MINISTRY WORKER - Casual 


Based at                             :             Hope Mission's Green Manor Building (Downtown)

Reports to                          :             Rescue Van Manager

Hours of work                    :             On Call basis     


8:00am to 8:00pm Day Shift

8:00pm to 8:00am Night Shift








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. 




Job Summary:

HMRV team members are to carry the presence of hope into the city through mobile services and to rescue people from the crisis of intoxication, hunger, thirst and exposure.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Model and the set the pace for the HMRV team members.
  2. Serve, strengthen and uplift men, women, youth and children through to the life changing gospel of Jesus Christ; beginning with Hope Mission staff (paid and volunteer) and spreading into the streets of Edmonton.
  3. Empower others to know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior and develop an intimate, dynamic and growing relationship with Him
  4. Uphold and model the core values of Hope Mission as outlined in the employee handbook.
  5. Model adherence to all the policies, practices and procedures as outlined in the Hope Mission Employee Handbook, HMRV Policy Manual, and HMRV Job Description.
  6. Hold team members accountable to adhere to all the policies, practices and procedures as outlined in the Hope Mission Employee Handbook, HMRV Policy Manual, and HMRV Job Description.
  7. Be continually growing and maturing in godliness and holiness, modeling a lifestyle of recovery, healing and restoration
  8. Initiate, deepen, enrich, and broaden the network of relationships and partnerships with the services, agencies, and individuals who work with street people
  9. In coordination with the HMRV Coordinator, function as team liaison and spokesman with EMS, EPS, Peace Officers, ETS, AHS, other agencies and Hope Mission administration.
  10. Work with supervision and management in the development of strategic planning, vision casting, policy revision and performance appraisals.
  11. Continuously work in concert with other Hope Mission departments, leaders and employees to integrate services and build team unity and focus; ever seeking opportunities to encourage, strengthen and empower them to be more effective in their work
  12. Transport intoxicated people from the streets, emergency response services, hospitals transportation services and social agencies to shelter
  13. Build healthy relationships with people on the street level by helping meet their basic needs
  14. Increase public awareness of Hope Mission and its work through mobile services
  15. Ensure the HMRV vehicle is washed, cleaned, fueled, stalked, maintained, and ready to be used and shown on a moment’s notice
  16. Be available and prepared to be an effective ambassador of hope and the mission throughout the city whenever called upon to do so

Job Qualifications:

  1. Active and progressive journey in personal growth, recovery, and relationship with Jesus Christ
  2. Excellent understanding of addiction and recovery
  3. High degree of competency in boundaries, assertiveness, accountability and maximizing opportunities
  4. Sense of humor, curiosity and willingness to learn and grow
  5. Superior public service and communication skills
  6. Superior skills in coming alongside people and initiating life changing dialogues
  7. High capacity to encourage and train others to be effective in life and ministry
  8. Deep passion for prayer and crisis intervention
  9. High level of care and compassion for culturally marginalized and underprivileged people
  10. Minimum of Full Class 5 Alberta Drivers License with a clean drivers abstract and 7 years accident free driving record is required.
  11. Clean Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check and Child Welfare check is required.
  12. Current First Aid and Non Violent Crisis Intervention training preferred.

Key Competencies:

  1. Emotional intelligence, relationship orientation and capacity to respond quickly and effectively to rapidly changing circumstances
  2. Ability to work well under pressure and respond appropriately to highly intoxicated and/or mentally ill people
  3. Skill in coaching, facilitating, and training for life change and character development
  4. Skill in team development, time management, and leadership

Physical Requirements:

  1. Excellent day and night vision and sharp sense of hearing
  2. Capacity to adjust to rapid changes in temperature in and out of vehicle
  3. Full mobility and capacity to work with and care for repurposed ambulance vehicles
  4. Ability to help heavily intoxicated stand and walk

Other Requirements:

  • 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 an asset
  • 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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