7 March, 2019

COMMUNITY BASED VICTIM ASSISTANCE SUPPORT WORKER – PERMANENT, PART-TIME

2019-03-07T19:07:26+00:00

This permanent part-time position reports to the Manager of The Advocacy Centre and the Community Based Victim Services Program Coordinator. The Victim Support Worker provides emotional support, referrals, information related to the justice system and advocacy adult victims of violence in relationships, sexual assault, criminal harassment and survivors of childhood physical and sexual abuse; child [...]

COMMUNITY BASED VICTIM ASSISTANCE SUPPORT WORKER – PERMANENT, PART-TIME2019-03-07T19:07:26+00:00
4 March, 2019

ADMINISTRATIVE AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT

2019-03-04T22:03:53+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 Administrative and 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, building management [...]

ADMINISTRATIVE AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT2019-03-04T22:03:53+00:00
12 February, 2019

Coldest Night of the Year

2019-02-12T20:24:06+00:00

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 [...]

Coldest Night of the Year2019-02-12T20:24:06+00:00
5 February, 2019

Vocational Counsellor

2019-02-05T21:45:23+00:00

The Vocational Counsellor secures jobs for people with developmental disabilities and provides client and administrative support within the Custom Fit Inclusion & Employment (CFIT) program. This position reports to the CFIT Manager. This position is responsible for: liaising with the business community to source job opportunities by promoting the benefits of inclusive hiring practices, identifying [...]

Vocational Counsellor2019-02-05T21:45:23+00:00
31 January, 2019

Community Support Worker – Casual

2019-02-05T21:10:06+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 is responsible for ensuring the well-being, promoting [...]

Community Support Worker – Casual2019-02-05T21:10:06+00:00
5 November, 2018

Community Connect Day

2018-11-05T16:36:22+00:00

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 [...]

Community Connect Day2018-11-05T16:36:22+00:00
18 October, 2018

History of Lakeside Place

2018-10-18T22:07:55+00:00

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 [...]

History of Lakeside Place2018-10-18T22:07:55+00:00
11 October, 2018

Bill Lynch CD release benefit for Affordable Housing

2018-10-11T15:26:52+00:00

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 [...]

Bill Lynch CD release benefit for Affordable Housing2018-10-11T15:26:52+00:00
2 October, 2018

At Risk & Homeless Youth

2018-10-02T20:31:56+00:00

OCTOBER 10TH PUBLIC FORUM LOOKING FOR COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS FOR YOUTH AT-RISK WITH GUEST SPEAKER KATHERINE MCPARLAND As part of BC’s Homelessness Action Week (HAW) (Oct 8 to 12) the public is invited to a free Public Forum on At-Risk and Homeless Youth on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10 AT 5PM at the Adventure Hotel Ballroom with Guest [...]

At Risk & Homeless Youth2018-10-02T20:31:56+00:00