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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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. https://soundcloud.com/kcrnews/nelsons-community-connect-day-cancelled
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Overview of Nelson Committee On Homelessness (NCOH) Nelson Committee on Homelessness is a volunteer committee of service agencies, government representation, and concerned citizens dedicated to leading a collaborative and coordinated response to homelessness. Founded in 2001, we work with members of the community, businesses, governments, and other stakeholders to identify and implement evidenced-based solutions to [...]