Yearly Archives: 2020

4 December, 2020

Nelson CARES Society – Press Release – BCNPHA – Housing Provider of the Year 2020


Nelson CARES Society has been recognized as 2020 ‘Housing Provider of the Year’ by the BC Non-Profit Housing Association. This award recognizes that Nelson CARES has demonstrated resilience in the face of a major challenge to their operations or developments. Nelson CARES Society has undertaken four major housing projects over the past few years [...]

Nelson CARES Society – Press Release – BCNPHA – Housing Provider of the Year 20202020-12-07T17:39:55+00:00
2 December, 2020



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 the [...]

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER (CSW)2020-12-02T17:35:30+00:00
2 December, 2020

Rapid COVID Response Coordinator


This position will be on-call, on-rotation basis to coordinate testing and support for people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness who have COVID symptoms and to facilitate the transportation and relocation of members of Nelson’s vulnerable population to an alternate emergency shelter facility. In addition, this role will coordinate with Public Health to secure [...]

Rapid COVID Response Coordinator2020-12-02T16:03:26+00:00
30 November, 2020

State of Services in Nelson


Nelson Committee on Homelessness (NCOH) NCOH is providing ongoing information regarding Services in Nelson for those in need. Please click on the PDF icon for the current State of Services in Nelson   To be added to the email list for weekly State of Services updates, please contact Rebecca 

State of Services in Nelson2021-01-25T03:45:52+00:00
26 November, 2020

Nelson CARES Community Connect Day ~ Cancelled


Please listed to the Kootenay Coop radio interview with our Executive Director, Jenny Robinson regarding the  cancellation of Community Connect Day due to COVID 19. Jenny also provides some valuable information about services being offered to community members in need.

Nelson CARES Community Connect Day ~ Cancelled2020-11-26T17:53:04+00:00
24 November, 2020



Job summary:  The Warming Centre Attendant will work to provide a safe space and assist people coming to the Winter Warming Centre. This staff member will ensure that the centre adheres to all COVID 19 protocols and is welcoming for individuals seeking refuge from winter weather. For more information on this posting and on how [...]

9 November, 2020

Community Connect Day – Cancelled


In order to ensure everyone’s safety and follow the public health guidelines related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Community Connect Day will unfortunately not be running this year.  We know this is a beloved community event for many; we are sorry we can't offer this event this year.  For a list of available services in [...]

Community Connect Day – Cancelled2020-11-09T18:43:18+00:00
7 October, 2020

Together, ApART: Celebrating Community Inclusion Month


October is Community Inclusion Month, and we are inviting CLBC participants to submit artwork on the theme of "Physical Distance, Social Inclusion" for a chance to win one of many prizes. Art will be presented onscreen or performed in an online videoconference! Zoom online art show: November 5th, 1pm. Register to attend here. Art submissions [...]

Together, ApART: Celebrating Community Inclusion Month2020-10-07T22:52:38+00:00
1 October, 2020

Emergency Shelter Worker-Temporary Part-Time


Education/Training and Experience: A minimum of grade 12 is required. Post-secondary certificate in human services or related field, or the equivalent experience and education is preferred. A minimum of 6 months experience working with homeless or at risk of homeless populations or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Understanding and working knowledge of [...]

Emergency Shelter Worker-Temporary Part-Time2020-10-01T14:17:25+00:00
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