Shelter Worker

Job description

2 positions available:

  • Temporary Full-Time (4pm-12am) (35 hours per week) - 3 months duration or until return of incumbent - quote posting #21650
  • Permanent Full-Time 8am-4pm (35 hours per week) - quote posting #21649


Key Duties and Responsibilities

See qualifications section. 


Skills, abilities and competencies that are considered assets in this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with people with complex needs, including mental illness and addictions
  • Competency engaging and working with marginalized people
  • Experience working in the context of emergency residential settings
  • Good communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Awareness of culturally sensitive issues
  • Current First Aid Certificate required
  • Food Safe Certificate an asset
  • Unrestricted Class 5 driver’s license is required
  • Crisis Line experience an asset.

Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search preceding your start date.

* An eligibility list will be maintained for up to 6 months

Application deadline

Resumes will be reviewed October 6, 2020 but the posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice.


Human Resources Recruitment
Options Community Services Society
9815 140 Street
Surrey BC V3T4M4


Not-for-profit organization/Community organization

Number of positions


Employment type

Full-time work
Temporary Work
Canadian citizens and permanent residents can apply
Valid work-permit holders can apply

Job location


Hours per week


Application instructions

PLEASE APPLY TO Andrea Dodd, Program Manager by sending your resume and cover letter via email.
Please include specific examples of related experience and clearly indicate the posting number (21649 or 21650) in your cover letter.
No phone calls please.

NOTE: Options Community Services Society is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Applicants not selected for an interview will not necessarily be notified. An eligibility list will be maintained for up to 6 months.

HR Manager

Andrea Dodd