12 July, 2018

Emergency Support Worker

2018-07-12T15:50:21+00:00

Reporting to the Front Line Supervisor, the Emergency Support Worker is responsible for providing intake, support services, meals and ensuring the health and safety of all who access the emergency program. This is a non-unionized work setting. For more on the posting and how to apply, click here.

Emergency Support Worker 2018-07-12T15:50:21+00:00
10 July, 2018

Evening Property Management Assistant

2018-07-12T15:36:03+00:00

The Evening Property Management Assistant will work to provide administrative assistance and tenant support to the Nelson CARES Society Ward Street Place Program. The position will offer property management, administrative support and some basic tenant support as needed. Other responsibilities will include responding to emergencies and after-hours queries from tenants. The position will be part [...]

Evening Property Management Assistant 2018-07-12T15:36:03+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 artist 2018-07-12T15:35:51+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 Nelson 2018-06-27T17:39:49+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 Worker 2018-04-23T18:50:39+00:00
10 April, 2018

Community Support Worker – Casual

2018-06-05T17:19:51+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 – Casual 2018-06-05T17:19:51+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
19 February, 2018

Toques around Town

2018-02-20T22:34:01+00:00

Press Release February 19th, 2018 Toques Around Town NELSON – Local businesses have been getting a head start on supporting this year’s Coldest Night of the Year Walk, by wearing Coldest Night toques to work for the day. “It’s been a great way for local businesses to get involved and show support for this [...]

Toques around Town 2018-02-20T22:34:01+00:00