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Full Time Residential Worker – more than 1 required (union position)

Full Time Residential Worker – more than 1 required (union position)

Company: The Salvation Army Evangeline Residence
Contact Person: Natasha Frechette
2808 Dundas Street West
Toronto, Ontario , M6P 1Y5

Position Description

Mission and Values Statement 
The Salvation Army is an international Christian church and charitable movement, active in over 128 countries worldwide. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity. The Mission of The Salvation Army is to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs, and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world. This is expressed in spiritual ministry, and also by a wide variety of social services, which are extended without discrimination as to race or creed.

There are three Core Values of our Faith: Salvation, Holiness, and Intimacy with God.
Rooted in these three values are the seven core operational values that guide all aspects of the Salvation Army in the Canada & Bermuda Territory.
Compassion:  We reach out to others and care for them.
Respect:  We promote the dignity of all persons.
Excellence: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate.
Integrity:  We are honest, trustworthy and accountable.
Relevance:  We are committed to the pursuit of innovation and effectiveness.
Co-operation:  We encourage and foster teamwork and partnerships.
Celebration:  We give thanks by marking milestones and successes.

The powerful mission and core values of The Salvation Army serve as significant attractors for those people who choose to join the organization, which has been serving the under-served and evolving for 150 years.

• Handles intake interviews, orientation and evaluation of residents’ understanding of house rules, ensures ongoing enforcement of policies, which may include client discipline
• Monitors residents’ daily activities and is available for their personal, practical and morale support
• Accurately records day-to-day happenings; maintains logbooks
• Answers telephone queries regarding availability of accommodation
• Performs regular internal and external security checks
• Performs some domestic duties (i.e. simple meal prep, light cleaning)
• Performs other assigned duties required to ensure a safe and secure environment

• Able to work 12 hour rotating shifts including overnights and weekends
• Social Services Worker or Community Worker diploma/certificate or equivalent with some experience in frontline work in a social service setting
• Current certification in First Aid/CPR
• Crisis intervention training an asset
• Comfortable working with women from diverse backgrounds
• Knowledge of Community Resources
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Ability to work as a member of a team during shifts and physically able to perform walkabouts of site
• Good concentration skills as job requires continuous monitoring of environment, monitoring security cameras and attentiveness when interacting with residents and recording information
• Willing to accept the Code of Conduct required for those working at Evangeline Residence 

Interested applicants are asked to contact Natasha Frechette by June 22, 2018


The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. 
We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.
Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

Posted: June 7, 2018 | Expires: June 22, 2018
Posted Under: Miscellaneous
Career ID: [ 5517 ]