Nelson CARES Society is a not-for-profit organization that provides programs and initiatives in advocacy, housing, employment, support services, and environmental stewardship. Stepping Stones is its program that runs the only emergency shelter in the West Kootenay, serving an area from Kaslo to Creston, Nelson to Trail. The shelter houses 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 Worker completes resident intake, monitors and attends to the well being and safety of residents during their shift. Maintains a comfortable, clean and safe environment. This position requires union membership.
Job description is available upon request.
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