Position Summary

Hope Awaits Ministries is a faith-based charitable mission called to proclaim and demonstrate the life-changing gospel of Jesus Christ through meeting the spiritual, physical and emotional needs of those who are homeless or in need of hope.  While Hope Awaits offers housing and other programs that meet basic needs, our real purpose is to create a family atmosphere where homeless men can come to be loved, encouraged, healed, and restored – a safe place in which men can encounter Jesus Christ and be transformed.

Our Shelter Care Workers contribute daily to this purpose by being the physical demonstration of the hands and feet of Jesus to the men who come to Hope Awaits.  Shelter Care Workers work first-hand with Hope Awaits’ clients to help them establish goals and work to achieve them; provide support and a listening ear; and walk alongside men on their road to restoration.

Core Responsibilities


Reports to: The Shelter Supervisor

Direct Reports: Shelter Care Workers preside over volunteers

Core Competencies

Knowledge: The Shelter Care Worker will demonstrate sound biblical literacy and theological competency, exhibiting an ability to competently articulate the core message of the Gospel.

Skills: The Shelter Care Worker will be skilled in evangelism, planning, communication, delegation, diplomacy, conflict resolution, organization, and administration.

Personal Characteristics: The Shelter Care Worker must be a trustworthy and effective servant-leader who can adapt his or her style to different circumstances as they arise.  The Shelter Care Worker will be compassionate, positive, tactful, calm under pressure, and able to skillfully respond to difficult situations.

Bona Fide Occupational Requirements

The following are considered to be bona fide occupational requirements of this position.  They’re required to attain this position, as well as to continue in it.


A varying combination of skills and experience may be considered when awarding this position to an applicant.

This position requires the following:

The following qualifications are considered ideal:

Position Details

Positions and Hours of Work

As we are open overnight 7 days a week all positions include weekends, weekdays, holidays, and shift work.

Please specify which position you are applying for on the application form.


Currently, Hope Awaits Ministries has two shifts:

All staff work both shifts; the evening shift one week, overnight shift the following week, and so on.

Rate of Pay

$19.50 per hour

Start Date

To Be Determined

How To Apply

Interested individuals can apply by completing the application form below.  After clicking on the link, please download the file in order to fill in or print the application form.

Job Application Form - fill-able PDF

Job Application Form - printable PDF 

Once you have completed the application, please send it, along with your cover letter and resume to:

Devin Groff

​Hope Awaits Ministries

390 First Ave E. North Bay, ON. P1B 1K1


​Only those applicants selected for an interview will be notified.  In the event that there are no positions available, Hope Awaits Ministries will hold your application for six months and contact suitable candidates if a position becomes available.