Nelson CARES Society (NCARES) is a not-for-profit organization that provides programs and initiatives in advocacy, housing, employment and residential support services. NCARES manages 13 properties and has a number of capital projects underway over the next three years and anticipate another major project to be added over that time period. The purpose of this position [...]
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This temporary position reports to the Manager of The Advocacy Centre. The Poverty Law Advocate provides individual advocacy, legal and resource information and community education in the areas of income assistance, disability benefits, tenancy, debt and other legal issues people living in poverty. For more on this job posting and on how to apply, click [...]
This part-time position reports to the Executive Director of Nelson CARES Society and takes direction from the Nelson Committee on Homelessness’s (NCOH) Advisory Committee. Working with a rights-based philosophy, the Community Coordinator works to develop and foster community collaboration around the issue of homelessness in Nelson, British Columbia. For more on this posting and on [...]
Nelson CARES is embarking on a restoration project of our downtown apartment building, 567 Ward Street, otherwise known as Ward Street Place. We would like to invite the public who are familiar with the site and have historical information, to please share your stories with us. In specific we are looking for: photos showing the [...]
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 is responsible for ensuring the well-being, promoting [...]
COMMITTEE CALLS FOR MORE AFFORDABLE RENTAL HOUSING IN NELSON:A RANGE OF SUPPORTIVE HOUSING OPTIONS ALSO CALLED FOR AS A MISSING LINK TO HELP PREVENT HOMELESSNESSContinuing 0% vacancy rates for a fifth year in a row in Nelson and high rental rates compared to per capita incomes of renters PLUS a lack of and decrease in [...]
The Kootenay Seniors Transportation Program Coordinator position is part of Nelson CARES Society’s Kootenay Seniors Program. The Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the program and reports to the Kootenay Seniors Program Manager. Duties and Responsibilities: Coordinate the Kootenay Seniors Volunteer Driver Program: Recruiting, training and evaluation of volunteer drivers Booking rides for seniors [...]
Thank you to LVR Student Council for hosting a Loppet even at the Nordic Ski Club, and a special thank you to Avie Waterfall and Zoe Taylor who organized and spearheaded this event. Local businesses donated food and prizes and a fun time was had by all. All proceeds were donated to Nelson CARES Society! [...]
The Coldest Night of the Year is a fantastically fun, family-friendly walking fundraiser that raises money for the hungry, homeless and hurting in over 100 communities across Canada. Happening on Saturday, February 23rd this is our fifth annual here in Nelson. We are looking forward to seeing some new faces this year, alongside some familiar [...]
Nelson's Community Connect Day Saturday, November 17 10 am to 3 pm Central School Gym (at Ward and Mill Street) Are you struggling to make ends meet? Many of us are! Once a year the Nelson Committee on Homelessness hosts Community Connect Day - a “marketplace” of FREE services, goods, resources and information for anyone [...]