Yearly Archives: 2018

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14 August, 2018

Fund Development Coordinator

2018-08-14T18:01:38+00:00

Start Date: October 1, 2018 The Fund Development Coordinator is part of the Nelson CARES Society administrative team. Reporting to the Nelson CARES Society Executive Director for day-to-day activities and the Nelson CARES Society Board of Directors for strategic direction through its Community Relations Committee, the Fund Development Coordinator will be responsible for organizing events, [...]

Fund Development Coordinator2018-08-14T18:01:38+00:00
14 August, 2018

Emergency Support Worker – Permanent Part Time

2018-08-14T16:12:09+00:00

Stepping Stones is the only emergency shelter in the West Kootenay’s, serving an area from Kaslo to Creston, Nelson to Trail. Housing up to 17 people in five bunk-style bedrooms, with a stay of up to 30 days. It is a low barrier, drug-and-alcohol free, safe environment. Reporting to the Front Line Supervisor, the Emergency [...]

Emergency Support Worker – Permanent Part Time2018-08-14T16:12:09+00:00
14 August, 2018

Emergency Support Worker – Casual

2018-08-14T16:09:17+00:00

Stepping Stones is the only emergency shelter in the West Kootenay, serving an area from Kaslo to Creston, Nelson to Trail. Housing up to 17 people in five bunk-style bedrooms, with a stay of up to 30 days. It is a low barrier, drug-and-alcohol free, safe environment. Reporting to the Front Line Supervisor, the Emergency [...]

Emergency Support Worker – Casual2018-08-14T16:09:17+00:00
3 July, 2018

The Advocacy Centre honours young artist

2018-07-12T15:35:51+00:00

LVR student Mikaela Rubak-Mazur is the winner of The Advocacy Centre’s art competition focusing on human rights and the exercise of legal rights. The Advocacy Centre, in collaboration with the Legal Services Society of BC, held the competition earlier this year and invited secondary school students in the region to make submissions. “We were impressed [...]

The Advocacy Centre honours young artist2018-07-12T15:35:51+00:00
25 June, 2018

10th Annual Report Card on Homelessness in Nelson

2018-06-27T17:39:49+00:00

The Nelson Committee on Homelessness is pleased to release its 10th Annual Report Card on Homelessness in Nelson. This year’s report highlights findings from Nelson’s second Point-in-Time (PiT) Homeless Count and survey conducted over a 24 hour period on April 10/11, 2018.   Sixty-five volunteers hit the streets, shelters  and service locations around Nelson to gather [...]

10th Annual Report Card on Homelessness in Nelson2018-06-27T17:39:49+00:00
23 April, 2018

Home Help Support Worker

2018-04-23T18:50:39+00:00

Nelson CARES Society is a not-for-profit organization that provides programs and initiatives in advocacy, housing, employment support services, and environmental stewardship. The Kootenay Seniors Program is one of its programs that provides information, resources and coordination of services for seniors. Description of Position: This position will provide housekeeping duties, light meal preparation and respite care [...]

Home Help Support Worker2018-04-23T18:50:39+00:00
10 April, 2018

Community Support Worker – Casual

2018-07-18T18:21:38+00:00

Nelson CARES Society is a not-for-profit organization that provides programs and initiatives in advocacy, housing, employment, support services, and environmental stewardship. Residential Services for Community Living is its program that provides at-home and community based services for adults with developmental disabilities and complex health care needs. The CSW-Casual reports to and works under the overall [...]

Community Support Worker – Casual2018-07-18T18:21:38+00:00
26 February, 2018

A Big Thank You to our Coldest Night of the Year Community!

2018-07-12T15:36:17+00:00

Thank You Nelson! Once again you have made the Coldest Night of the Year a little warmer. Nelson CARES met our community fundraising goal on Saturday February 24th when over 300 of you came out to walk with us and share a meal. The funds will be used for our Ready for Home Program - [...]

A Big Thank You to our Coldest Night of the Year Community!2018-07-12T15:36:17+00:00