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 Shelter [...]
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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 [...]
Applicants must be 15-30 years old. Qualifications: Some post-secondary education - preferably in Human Services/Social Work and/or Education. Strong interpersonal skills, including oral and written. Ability to learn quickly. Must relate to all in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner. Good working knowledge of Microsoft software programs, including Publisher. Familiarity with social media. Require minimal supervision. [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
NELSON’S COMMUNITY CONNECT DAY IS COMING! Saturday, November 17 at Central School Gym (@ Ward & Mill Streets) If you want to find out more about volunteer opportunities go to HERE. Volunteer Information Pack 2018
Here is an interested bit of history on Lakeside Place by "The Kutne Reader" Please click here to access the full article. Lakeside Bungalow Court I had a call recently from Mitzi Hufty, who was reminiscing about the old Lakeside Motel in Nelson — presently being demolished to make way for Lakeside Place , a [...]
Bill Lynch has teamed up with Nelson CARES Society to present his new CD Would You Speak on My Behalf at the Capitol Theatre on Wednesday, Oct. 17 where he will be joined by 16 internationally-renowned Kootenay musicians. “For me this is not just a CD release,” Lynch said. “It is also a celebration of [...]