Resident Care Worker

Brock Mission Emergency Shelter for Men and Women - Peterborough, ON (30+ days ago)

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Organization: Brock Mission/Cameron House.

Brock Mission is a non-profit organization that provides emergency shelter to men and women who are experiencing homelessness. Brock Mission also provides food, advocacy, housing support and referrals to appropriate services within the community. Brock Mission operates on a 24/7, 365 days a year basis.

We are currently hiring Resident Care Workers for the Women’s/Men’s Shelter’s and the overflow shelter at the Public Library

Job Title: Resident Care Worker-Part-time and relief shift work

The successful applicant would…

- Have a diploma in Social Service Worker or Drug and Alcohol Counseling (or related field)

-Be flexible

-Be able to work

-Have excellent administrative skills

-Have excellent communication skills

-Be self-motivated

-Be able to work well independently, as well as part of a team

-Be willing and able to work shift work (Day, Evening, Overnight)

-Be proficient with computers such as e-mail and Microsoft office

-Be able to engage, professionally, respectfully and appropriately, with individuals who have complex issues such as; substance use, mental health, trauma, acquired brain injury, low cognitive functioning etc…

- Be sensitive to diversity

- Be able to respond and manage crisis situations appropriately

- Be emotionally mature

- Be empathetic

- Have consistent and healthy boundaries when working with vulnerable populations

Responsibilities include:

-Administrative duties such as photocopying, filing and answering phones

- Preparing meals and serving meals

- Completing required documentation

- Facilitating and supervising client medication times

- Completing custodial duties

- Collaborating with community agencies and co-workers

-Following/Implementing client safety/care plans

Details of position:

-The position will start as soon as possible

-You may cover vacation, sick time/call ins, requests for time off and/or be put on the schedule

-There is possibility of being single staffed depending on the location you work.

-Shifts include 8 am-4 pm, 3 pm-11 pm, 6 pm-1 am,12 am-8 am and 8:30 pm-8 am

If you are interested in the position, please forward your Cover letter and Resume via e-mail as soon as possible to:

Nicole Lacey

Program Supervisor

Cameron House

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Part-time


  • Peterborough, ON (Preferred)