Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your attentiveness to our cause! Our staff are fundamental to our ministry and play an integral role in leading people experiencing homelessness to wholeness.

resident support worker – overnights – $500 bonus for 3 months

emergency shelter

$22 per hour 

11 pm to 7:30 am – 3 shifts: 

  • Sunday to Thursday or 
  • Tuesday to Saturday or 
  • Friday to Monday 

The Resident Support Worker at Bay Ave. provides individual support for PEOPLE who are experiencing homelessness by providing a positive, respectful, and safe environment. Staff will support each resident by encouraging healthy life skills and choices, so each resident can experience success in moving back into the community and out of the shelter systems. 

  • Access the services in the shelter  
  • Connect with case worker – get housing  
  • Set-up serve meal
  • Supervise consumption – overdose site  

 Skill Set  

The ideal candidate will have the following skills: 

  • Ability to problem solve 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Ability to work well with volunteers and provide direction 
  • High degree of comfort in a fast-paced environment 
  • Able to work independently 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows environment and record keeping 

Required Education & Experience 

  • Specialized courses of up to six (6) months: Addiction Facility – Addictions Counselling Courses 
  • College or university (6-month course)  
  • Harm reduction training  
  • Three months of prior related experience, including, experience with frontline work in a social services setting. 
  • Non-violent crisis intervention training 
  • KGM provides if not in place  

Bay Ave operates an Overdose Prevention Site with supervised consumption 

$500 bonus per month paid after each month of successful completion of employment up to 3 months.

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For more information, please call 250-763-3737