Employment Opportunities

Our employees are our most important resource for delivering high quality services and fulfilling our objectives. Comox Valley Transition Society is committed to creating a healthy, inclusive, diverse and supportive workplace. 

Our agency operates from feminist principles and values, and is part of the Community Social Services Collective Bargaining Agreement.

We invite qualified, experienced candidates from diverse backgrounds and life situations to apply to specific postings as they arise. Although we do receive and review unsolicited resumes, CVTS cannot guarantee that general resumes will be applied against any specific posting.

Employment opportunities at CVTS will be posted as they come available. Applications for available career opportunities must be recieved prior to the deadline listed on the job posting.

 

Current Opportunities

To review job postings and how to apply, click on the “+” sign for more details. For more information on any of these opportunities, please contact us at hr@cvts.ca

COOK

Comox Valley Transition Society is looking for a Part-Time Cook for Amethyst House & Lilli House.

Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, develops menu plans, prepares meals, and oversees the operation of the dining and cooking facilities at Amethyst House.

Education and Training

  • Grade 10, plus graduation from a program in institutional or residential quantity cooking.
  • Training and Experience One (1) year recent related experience.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • FoodSafe Certification
  • Relevant Criminal Record clearance.                                               

Status:  Part-time

Hours: 30 hours bi-weekly; Fri/Sat/Sun/Mon; 11am to 7pm

Salary:  Grid 9; $21.20 to $24.68 hourly

Anticipated Start Date:  October 29, 2021

For full details and qualifications, please see attached job description.

For further information or to apply with cover letter and resume, please contact us by email at hr@cvts.ca. 

This job posting is open until the position is filled.

Community Facilitators & Outreach Workers

Comox Valley Transition Society is recruiting for NIGHT SHIFT Community Facilitators and Outreach Workers supporting our programs at Travelodge and Connect.

Housing Outreach Support Workers and Community Facilitators work as a member of a team to provide both outreach and onsite support,  information, crisis intervention, access to food and basic necessities, and referrals to men, women and their children who are experiencing homelessness or are precariously housed. The Worker facilitates problem solving, accessing information and referrals. Provides support, accompaniment, and transportation assistance. Assists clients in setting goals and safety planning.

 Education, Training and Experience

  • Human Service Worker certificate, or diploma in a related human/social service field.
  • One-year recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Must have a vehicle in good operating condition and a full class 5 BC driver’s license (except over-night positions).
  • Valid Level I First Aid Certificate including CPR.
  • FoodSafe certification
  • Clear Criminal Record Check

In support of expanding our services to include overnight staffing, we have multiple positions available including Full-Time, Part-Time, and Casual opportunities. We are recruiting for qualified staff who are able to work evening and night shifts.

The hours we are looking to cover range from 2:30pm to 10:30pm and 7:30pm to 8:00am. We are able to consider applicants who can work all or part of these shift times.

We are offering competitive wages, starting at $23.10/hr.

Full-Time and Part-Time positions are eligible for Employer paid benefits and enrollment with the Municipal Pension Plan (must meet eligibility requirements of MPP).

For full details and a list of qualificationsplease see the attached Job Descriptions, Community FacilitatorOutreach Support Worker. 

We are looking for applicants with the qualifications listed in the job descriptions but are able to consider those with relevant experience, knowledge and education.  These positions do not currently require applicants to be vaccinated for Covid-19, however, we cannot guarantee that our sector will not be mandated by the PHO in the future. 

For further information or to apply with cover letter and resume, please contact us by email at hr@cvts.ca. 

This posting will remain open until filled. 

Truck Driver/Building Maintenance Worker

Comox Valley Transition Society is looking for a Full Time Truck Driver/Building Maintenance Worker.

The Truck Driver/Maintenance Worker performs preventative maintenance, repairs and grounds keeping at multiple CVTS buildings and program sites. In addition, this position is responsible for the safe and courteous pick-up and delivery of goods donated to the Too Good To Be Threw Thrift Shop.

Education, Training and Experience:

  • High School Diploma plus related vocational training
  • 2 years recent related experience
  • Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

Other Requirements

  • Valid BC driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract.
  • Relevant Criminal Record Clearance.
  • First Aid Certificate

Job Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to perform basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical and landscaping
  • Strong verbal communication, interpersonal skills.
  • Good organization and time management skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Physically fit with the ability to properly lift 100 pounds.
  • Ability to use all equipment needed to fulfill duties.
  • Must be able to read maps and plan daily routes efficiently.

Salary:  Grid 10; Starting at $21.63 hourly

Hours:  75 hours bi-weekly; 1.0 (FTE)

Mondays to Friday; 7am to 3pm

On Call:  Responds to Emergencies as needed with additional Call Out compensation

For full details and a list of qualificationsplease see the attached job description.

For further information or to apply with cover letter and resume, please contact us by email at hr@cvts.ca. 

This posting will remain open until filled. 

You’ve applied, now what?

The hiring process at CVTS can take anywhere between 2-4 weeks, depending on the job posting. The following outlines the steps of the process.
  1.  Our HR team reviews all applications and contacts those who have been shortlisted for the position.
  2.  Staff will contact shortlisted candidates to arrange for an interview, which may happen by phone, videoconference or in person.
  3.  After the interview process concludes, HR will narrow down the list and contact references.
  4.  Once a decision is made, the successful applicant will be contacted and offered the position.  If the person accepts that position, other shortlisted candidates will be notified of the final decision.
  5.  Together, our HR Manager will work with the successful candidate to arrange orientation and other details around starting employment with CVTS.

CVTS Mens's Group is running again!

 

Monday evenings from 7 – 8:30 at the Transition Society’s office: 625 England Ave. 

No registration necessary; men are welcome anytime.