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Casual On-Call Accommodation Workers

Advertiser: Christchurch City MissionMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
10 Sept 2019
Canterbury, Christchurch
Work Type
Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Assembly & Process Work

Who are we?

The Christchurch City Mission is a social service agency working with all members of the Canterbury community. People of all ages, races, religion and gender who have a need are treated with dignity and given a hand up and the help that they require.  With more than 70 full and part-time staff, plus approximately 180 volunteers, the Christchurch City Mission is a growing organisation, providing a range of essential services across the city and beyond.

About the Position

Our Emergency Accommodation services provides free short-term accommodation for homeless men and women, linking them with medical support, social workers and accommodation assistance.  We create a safe and welcoming environment, providing residents with hospitality and support.

We are seeking people to work in our Men's and Women's Emergency Accommodation on a casual basis.

Casual Accommodation Workers provide on-call relief for permanent staff, taking responsibility for the routine overnight functioning of the Men's or Women's Emergency Accommodation. This will include interviewing prospective clients, overseeing the evening meal and clean-up and providing support, guidance and referrals where appropriate.  Hours will vary, depending on staff absences, and night shifts are required.

Ideal Appointee

Our ideal appointee would have a sense of justice and compassion, combined with the ability to be assertive and non-judgemental.  These positions are sole-charge overnight positions, so require someone that has demonstrated conflict resolution, behavioural management and negotiation skills.  A strong sense of humour and the ability to be able to relate to all walks of life is essential.

Application Information

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 25 September.  For further information and an application pack, please visit

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