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

Crisis Intervention Support Worker

Comox Valley Transition Society is recruiting for casual Crisis Intervention Support Workers supporting Lilli House.

Under the supervision of the Transition House Coordinator, the Crisis Intervention Support Worker works at the transition house as a member of a team providing information, support, and referrals to women and their children who are in or have left an abusive relationship.

Education, Training and Experience

  • Relevant Diploma or undergraduate Degree, with one to two years relevant experience; Transition House Worker Training certificate with two to three years relevant experience, with training in human services, crisis intervention, support and knowledge of abuse issues and experience supporting women. Relevant experience noted above refers to working with women in abusive relationships in a supportive and counselling capacity.
  • Training in Alcohol & Drug counselling from a recognized post-secondary program and related experience in supporting women.
  • Valid Level I First Aid Certificate including CPR.
  • Crisis intervention in a residential setting (preferred).
  • Working knowledge of substance abuse issues
  • Experience and/or training dealing with violent or aggressive people.
  • Current knowledge of legal issues and community resources.

Lilli House staff work 12.5 hour shifts from 07:00am to 7:30pm and 7:30pm to 7:00am.

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

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. 

Housing Outreach & Support Worker

Comox Valley Transition Society is recruiting for a Full-Time Housing Outreach & Support Worker supporting our Travelodge program.

Under the supervision of the Homelessness Outreach Coordinator, the Housing Outreach Support Worker works 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, and due to their need to quarantine or isolate in pandemic conditions, have been provided with temporary supportive housing by CVTS or Island Health. Services are provided by phone and through physical distancing and other hygiene and sanitation protocols.

Education, Training and Experience

  • Education, Training and Experience
  • Relevant Diploma in human / social service field,
  • One-year recent related experience.
  • Valid Level I First Aid Certificate including CPR.
  • FoodSafe certification
  • Working knowledge of substance abuse issues, crisis intervention, outreach support.
  • Experience and/or training in de-escalation/conflict management
  • Current knowledge of Pandemic protocols and available community resources.
  • Full and valid BC driver’s license and access to a vehicle in good working order.
  • Clear Criminal Record Check

Schedule:  Thursday, Friday & Saturday 9am to 9:30pm (12.5 hour shifts) 

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. 

Temporary FT Housing Outreach Support Worker

Comox Valley Transition Society is looking for a TEMPORARY Full-Time Housing Outreach Support Worker supporting Travelodge.  This position is needed from June 17/22 to September 30/22. 

Under the supervision of the Homelessness Outreach Coordinator, the Housing Outreach Support Worker works 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, and due to their need to quarantine or isolate in pandemic conditions, have been provided with temporary supportive housing by CVTS or Island Health. Services are provided by phone and through physical distancing and other hygiene and sanitation protocols.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, Training and Experience:

  • Relevant Diploma in human / social service field
  • One-year recent related experience in the fields
  • Valid Level I First Aid Certificate including CPR.
  • FoodSafe certification
  • Working knowledge of substance abuse issues, crisis intervention, outreach support.
  • Experience and/or training in de-escalation/conflict management
  • Current knowledge of Pandemic protocols and available community resources.
  • Full and valid BC driver’s license and access to a vehicle in good working order.
  • Clear Criminal Record Check

SCHEDULE:  Friday/Saturday/Sunday, 7:30pm to 8:00am (12.5 hr night shifts)

DAYS OFF: Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday

SALARY:  Grid 11, Range $23.10 – $26.91 Hourly

For full details and a list of qualificationsplease see the attached Job Description Housing Outreach Support Worker

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. 

FT Floating Support Worker

Comox Valley Transition Society is looking for 2 Full-Time Floats supporting Lilli House, Travelodge and Amethyst House.

This is a float position that performs duties of the Crisis Support Worker, Housing Outreach Support Worker and Residential Recovery Support Worker. 

Lilli House: Under the supervision of the Transition House Coordinator, the Crisis Intervention Support Worker works at the transition house as a member of a team providing information, support, and referrals to women and their children who are in or have left an abusive relationship.

Travelodge: Under the supervision of the Homelessness Outreach Coordinator, the Housing Outreach Support Worker works 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, and due to their need to quarantine or isolate in pandemic conditions, have been provided with temporary supportive housing by CVTS or Island Health. Services are provided by phone and through physical distancing and other hygiene and sanitation protocols.

Amethyst House: Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, Works with clients to develop and implement holistic recovery plans and goals . Plans and implements individual and group recovery, activities which assist women in meeting their goals, including the development of life and coping skills, community connections, relapse prevention and engagement in healthy leisure and recreational activities. Ensures the safety and cleanliness of the house.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, Training and Experience:

  • Relevant Diploma in human / social service field
  • One-year recent related experience in the fields
  • Valid Level I First Aid Certificate including CPR.
  • FoodSafe certification
  • Working knowledge of substance abuse issues, crisis intervention, outreach support.
  • Experience and/or training in de-escalation/conflict management
  • Current knowledge of Pandemic protocols and available community resources.
  • Full and valid BC driver’s license and access to a vehicle in good working order.
  • Clear Criminal Record Check

Due to a bona fide occupational requirement, only female applicants can be considered for this position. This position also requires full vaccination for Covid-19.

Schedule: There are 2 FT Float positions available. These two positions work one week day shifts and the next week night shifts as per below (opposite each other).

Days:

Saturday at Lilli House from 7:00am – 7:30pm

Sunday at Amethyst House from 9:00am – 9:30pm

Monday at Travelodge from 7:30am – 8:00pm

Nights:

Saturday at Lilli House from 7:00pm – 7:30am

Sunday at Amethyst House from 7:00pm – 7:30am

Monday at Travelodge from 7:30pm – 8:00pm

DAYS OFF: Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday

SALARY:  Grid 11, Range $23.10 – $26.91 Hourly

For full details and a list of qualificationsplease see the attached Job Descriptions Crisis Intervention Support Worker, Housing Outreach Support Worker, Residential Recover Support Worker.

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. 

PT Floating Support Worker

Comox Valley Transition Society is looking for a Part Time Float supporting Travelodge and Amethyst House.

This is a float position that performs duties of the Housing Outreach Support Worker and Residential Recovery Support Worker. 

Travelodge: Under the supervision of the Homelessness Outreach Coordinator, the Housing Outreach Support Worker works 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, and due to their need to quarantine or isolate in pandemic conditions, have been provided with temporary supportive housing by CVTS or Island Health. Services are provided by phone and through physical distancing and other hygiene and sanitation protocols.

Amethyst House: Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, Works with clients to develop and implement holistic recovery plans and goals . Plans and implements individual and group recovery, activities which assist women in meeting their goals, including the development of life and coping skills, community connections, relapse prevention and engagement in healthy leisure and recreational activities. Ensures the safety and cleanliness of the house.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, Training and Experience:

  • Relevant Diploma in human / social service field
  • One-year recent related experience in the fields
  • Valid Level I First Aid Certificate including CPR.
  • FoodSafe certification
  • Working knowledge of substance abuse issues, crisis intervention, outreach support.
  • Experience and/or training in de-escalation/conflict management
  • Current knowledge of Pandemic protocols and available community resources.
  • Full and valid BC driver’s license and access to a vehicle in good working order.
  • Clear Criminal Record Check

Due to a bona fide occupational requirement, only applications received from women (or those who identify as women) will be considered.

Salary:  Grid 11; $23.10 to $26.91 hourly

Schedule:   Saturday at Travelodge 7:30am to 8:00pm

              Sunday at Amethyst House 7:00am to 7:30pm

For full details and a list of qualificationsplease see the attached Job DescriptionsHousing Outreach Support Worker, Residential Recover Support Worker.

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.