Job Posting 87686

Intake Worker
Hope Mission
Central Alberta
closes in 31 days (Fri, 28 Oct)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $18.5 / hour + 4% vacation pay








Job Title                              :             INTAKE WORKER  


Based at                             :             Wetaskiwin Shelter

Reports to                          :             Shift Supervisor

Hours of work                   :             Full Time


Day positions: 8 am to 8 pm, 4 days on and 4 days off 

Night positions:  8:00pm to 8:00am, 4 days on and 4 days off


End of Contract: after 6 months (with the possibility of extending the contract or

making it a Full Time position)








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 at the Wetaskiwin Shelter and Hope Mission.




Assist in the operation of the Shelters 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 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 Shelters' reporting program (ETO)
  • Manage incidence and enter all incidents on occurrence report form.
  • Monitor to ensure and maintain a secure and safe shelters' environment.
  • Maintain radio communication to keep other staff and facilities informed.
  • Rouse clients according to wake up request.
  • Debrief and sign out time sheet.
  • Attend staff meetings and make reports as necessary. 
  • Assist Hope Mission Rescue Van as required.
  • Assist with the Addiction Recovery Program workers.


  • University or College, Bible school/Seminary education or work experience is an asset
  • Ability to Communicate effectively with clients, and conflict resolution skills
  • Administrative and organizational abilities
  • Ability to exercise authority without intimidation
  • Self-management skills 


  • 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 a clean Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search
  • A letter of reference from a ministry or church is required.
  • Adherence Hope Mission’s Vision, Mission, Policies and Procedures.

START DATE:   Immediately



  • Transportation to and from Wetaskiwin will be available on scheduled hours for those in Edmonton who would wish to join it.   The use of this form of transportation is not mandatory.
  • Transportation to the workplace and back to Edmonton will not be accounted as work time.
  • Day shifts will start at 8 am in Wetaskiwin, and will finish 8 pm in Wetaskiwin.
  • Night shifts will start at 8 pm in Wetaskiwin, and finish at 8 am in Wetaskiwin.






1.   Resume,

2.   Reference list,  


3.   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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