Non Civil Servants Part-time

Shelter Assistant (Part-time) (Yau Tsim Mong)

Home Affairs Department

Closing Date: 2021-08-30 17:00
$65 per hour

Salary History

Job Vacancies History
1. Shelter Assistant (Part-time) $65 per hour 2020-05
2. Shelter Assistant (Part-time) $59 per hour 2019-12
3. Shelter Assistant (Part-time) $59 per hour 2019-11

Entry Requirements

Obtained education level at Primary 6 or above, or equivalent.
Irregular working hours; may be required to work over-night on Saturdays, Sundays or Public Holidays.


(a) To assist in the operation of the Home Affairs Department's temporary shelters/ temporary cold shelters/ temporary night heat shelters in Community Halls and Community Centres when activated, including registration of shelter users, distributing meals, handling enquiries and complaints, patrolling the shelter and overseeing the work of contractual staff (such as security guards and cleansing staff); and
(b) To handle any other appropriate duties assigned.

Terms of Appointment

Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service (Part-time) contract terms for a period of one year.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

Day Shift (0830-1730): $64.8 per hour
Night Shift (1730-0830 the next day): $82.4 per hour
Unless one of the exemptions specified in the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) Scheme Ordinance (Cap. 485) is applicable to the successful candidate, the Government will arrange to make contributions for the candidate to a registered MPF scheme. Other benefits such as rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), maternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in line with the provisions in the Employment Ordinance when applicable.

General Notes

(a) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.
(b) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.
(c) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service.
(d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made.
(e) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend recruitment examination and/or interview.
(f) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview/written examination without being subject to any further shortlisting criteria. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau's website at under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(g) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the below enquiry address.

How to apply

(a) Application forms [G.F. 340 (Rev.03/2013)] are obtainable from Home Affairs Enquiry Centre of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or Job Centre of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The application form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s Internet website (
(b) Completed forms, together with photocopies of academic result/certificates and employment proofs (e.g. employment certificates, reference letters, etc.) should reach the enquiry address below in person or by post on/before the closing date for application. For submission in person, the application should reach the enquiry address below by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. For submission by post, the deadline is based on the stamp chop date. The envelope should be clearly marked as "Application for the post of Shelter Assistant(Part-time)".
(c) Late applications or applications which are incomplete or without the relevant supporting documents will not be considered.
(d) Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation by phone in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Job No.: 44683
Address: Personnel Section, Yau Tsim Mong District Office,\r\n6/F., 30 Luen Wan Street, Mong Kok Government Offices, Mong Kok.
Telephone: 2399 2579
Closing Date 2021-08-30 17:00
Publish Date 2021-08-23

Job Summary

Shelter Assistant (Part-time) (Yau Tsim Mong)
Home Affairs Department
Day Shift (0830-1730): $64.8 per hour
Night Shift (1730-0830 the next day): $82.4 per hour
Telephone: 2399 2579
Closing Date: 2021-08-30 17:00