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  HR Manager Kate Mantta at hr@cvts.ca. 

Awake Residential Night Worker - Amethyst House

Comox Valley Transition Society is looking for a casual Awake Residential Night Worker for Amethyst House.

The Awake Residential Night Worker monitors and attends to the well- being and safety of residents during the night. This person maintains a comfortable, safe and clean living environment, performs light housekeeping duties, and supports residents in their morning and evening routines at the beginning and end of the shift, including breakfast preparation. Responds to problems and emergencies in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Required Experience, Education and Skills:

Female applicants only as this is a women’s residential facility.
Six months recent relevant experience working in a residential setting
Valid Level I First Aid Certificate including CPR preferred
Food Safe Certification preferred
Relevant Criminal Record Clearance.

Casual Availability:

In a casual position there are no guarantee of hours. You will be offered hours based on seniority either to fill planned or short notice absences of regular staff. All Casual employees must make themselves available a minimum of 12 nights each month including two weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) per month and a minimum of 7 statutory holidays per year.

Salary: $18.22 /hour plus 10.2% in lieu of benefits

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

For further information or to apply with cover letter and resume, please contact HR Manager Kate Mantta by email at HR@cvts.ca.

This job posting is open until the position is filled.

Community Facilitator - Connect Warming Centre

Comox Valley Transition Society is looking for Community Facilitators – Connect Warming Centre  to fill 2 temporary casual positions.

Under the supervision of the Community Connect Coordinator, the Community Facilitator is based in the Outreach Office and the Connect Warming Center, providing assistance to clients of CVTS who are presenting a variety of issues including but not limited to violence, homelessness and poverty. In this position, you will facilitate problem solving, accessing information and referrals. The Commuity Facilitator also provides support, accompaniment, and transportation assistance, and assists clients in setting goals and safety planning.

The starting rate of pay for this position is $21.92/hr.

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

For further information or to apply with cover letter and resume, please contact HR Manager Kate Mantta by email at HR@cvts.ca.

This job posting is open until the position is filled.

Crisis Intervention Support Worker - Lilli House

Comox Valley Transition Society is looking for Crisis Intervention Support Workers – Lilli House to fill at least two casual positions.

Under the supervision of the Transition House Coordinator, the Crisis Intervention Support Worker works at the Lilli House, 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.

The starting rate of pay for this position is $21.92/hr.

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

For further information or to apply with cover letter and resume, please contact HR Manager Kate Mantta by email at HR@cvts.ca.

This job posting is open until the position(s) is filled.

Crisis Intervention Support Worker - Outreach

Comox Valley Transition Society is looking for Crisis Intervention Support Workers – Outreach to fill 2 temporary casual positions.

A Crisis Intervention 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.

The starting rate of pay for this position is $21.92/hr.

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

For further information or to apply with cover letter and resume, please contact HR Manager Kate Mantta by email at HR@cvts.ca.

This job posting is open until the position is 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.