The Salvation Army is looking for a qualified and dedicated individual for the Residential Worker position at the Men's Shelter.
The Residential Worker is required to demonstrate empathy, concern, and interest in providing quality care to residents in accordance with The Salvation Army values & standards.
This is a casual on-call position with variable hours.
Minimum Education Level Attained :
The successful job applicant will have completed high school, plus specialized courses of up to six (6) months (Addictions Facilities).
Preferred certificate, diploma, or degree in related field (ie : Social Work, Psychology, Addictions, or other Humanities) NOTE : An alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable
Special Licenses, Diplomas, Certifications or Requirements :
The successful applicant will hold / have :
Minimum Prior Related Experience :
The incumbent must have the following experience before hire : More than one year but less than three years of prior related experience, including, experience with frontline work in a social service setting.
Physical Effort / Dexterity Required :
The performance of the job requires moderate amounts of keyboarding and performing walk abouts.
Concentration Required :
The performance of the job requires continuously monitoring the environment, monitoring security cameras and attentiveness when interacting with clients and recording information.
Responsibility for Financial Resources :
The incumbent’s responsibility for Financial Resources : The incumbent is involved in minor financial matters regularly, or on a relief basis, or has responsibility for the wise use of his / her own resources.
He / She may be authorized to spend, disburse, or collect small amounts of cash. The incumbent has no input into the annual budget.
Responsibility for Human Resources : T
he incumbent’s responsibility for Human Resources : The incumbent is responsible for his / her own time and effort only.
He / She may demonstrate work methods to new employees, volunteers and / or students.
Work Environment : The incumbent’s work environment is typically in a shelter and / or in treatment facilities. The incumbent will work under the following disagreeable conditions :
Exposure to Hazards : The job incumbent may be exposed to the risk of minor to moderate injury or illnesses due to :
Precautionary Measures : The incumbent must take the following precautionary measures (in addition to health and safety rules) :