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

Manager, Resource Development & Community Engagement

Comox Valley Transition Society is looking for a Manager of Resource Development & Community Engagement.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Manager of Resource Development and Community Engagement is responsible for the effective development and implementation of the Comox Valley Transitions Societies resource development and community engagement strategies and initiatives.

Duties for this role include the identification, planning and executing new and existing fundraising and community engagement opportunities including donor cultivation and stewardship, corporate and foundation partnership development, event management, marketing, public relations, and communication.

Qualifications:

  • Post – secondary education in fundraising or marketing and communications or related disciplines, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3-5 years non-profit fundraising experience.
  • Knowledge of current federal, provincial, and municipal policies and regulations governing charitable organizations.
  • Experience with planning and executing successful fundraising events.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office, WordPress and graphic design software, and databases

Hours:

This position is part time, working 30 hour per week.

This job posting is open until the position is filled.

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 us by email at hr@cvts.ca 

 

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 us by email at hr@cvts.ca.

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

Housing Outreach and Support Worker

Comox Valley Transition Society is looking for two Temporary Part-Time Housing Outreach and Support Workers.

The Housing Outreach Support Worker provides both outreach and onsite support, information, crisis intervention, access to food and 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.     

 Qualifications:

  • Relevant Diploma or certification/training in human services, crisis intervention, outreach/support work.
  • 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 in de-escalation/conflict management
  • Current knowledge of Pandemic protocols and available community resources.

Hours for position 1:

Three 12 hours days per week – 36 hours per week. The days of work for this position are Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday.

Hours for position 2:

Three 12 hours days per week – 36 hours per week. The days of work for this position are Thursday/Friday/Saturday.

This posting will remain open until successfully filled. All Internal applications received by 08:30am February 1, 2021 will be given first consideration.  

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 us by email at hr@cvts.ca. 

 

Women's Counsellor - Stopping The Violence

Comox Valley Transition Society is looking for a Women’s Counsellor for the Stopping The Violence (STV) Counselling Program.

Under the general direction of the Executive Director and under the supervision of the Clinical Consultant, the STV Women’s Counsellor provides support and counselling to women who are experiencing, or have experienced violence and/or abuse. This will be done in an individual or group context. The successful candidate will also function as a team member. Union membership is required.

Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Counselling, or related field preferred;

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Counselling or related field and relevant training in advanced counselling with a minimum of 2-3 years experience counselling women who have been abused.

  • Training and/or experience specifically related to family systems, violence against women in relationships, trauma, sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse.

Hours:

This position is for two evenings per week, from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Pay:  The rate of pay starts at $33.17 per hour.

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 us by email at hr@cvts.ca. 

This job posting is open until the position is filled.

Connect Community Facilitator

Comox Valley Transition Society is looking for Connect Community Facilitators

The Connect Community Facilitator provides assistance to clients who are presenting a variety of issues including but not limited to homelessness and poverty. This individual facilitates provides practical support, access to information and referrals.

 Qualifications:

  • Human Service Worker certificate, or diploma in a related human/social service field.
  • One years’ recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Training in crisis intervention, safety planning,
  • Knowledge of issues related to homelessness, problem substance use, harm reduction, trauma, mental wellness, poverty.
  • Experience and/or training dealing with violent or aggressive people.
  • Current knowledge of community programs and services and related provincial support systems
  • Proven ability to work with tact and diplomacy with service providers in the community.

Status:  Casual (coverage for vacation/sick/Leaves)

This posting will remain open until successfully filled.  

For full details and a list of qualifications, please 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.

 

 

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.

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice

 

Thank you for visiting Comox Valley Transition Society’s website. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have modified our operations to ensure the continued delivery of our services while protecting the health and well-being of our clients, donors, staff and volunteers.

Lilli House, Amethyst House, Connect and the Too Good To Be Threw thrift stores are all open. Counselling services are available by phone, videoconference or in-person socially distanced meetings. Group meetings are currently on hold until further notice.

Our office is open, though the door remains locked to the public. Should you wish to make an appointment or drop off a donation, please call us at 250.897.0511 and coordinate a time with our team.

Thank you for your patience, and remember: be kind, be calm and be safe.