Part-Time and Full-Time Opportunities

Herring Cove Apartments

We have an opening for a Case Manager at Herring Cove Apartments. Guided by Housing First principles, Herring Cove Apartments has the capacity to house twelve adults aged nineteen and older of any gender.  Housing is provided in combination with 24 hour on site support staff. Please apply through our CareerBeacon posting here.

Barry House 

We have a an opening for a Full-Time Support Worker at Barry House, our emergency shelter for women, and their dependent children, who are experiencing homelessness.

Support Worker (Full Time) – Please apply through our CareerBeacon posting here.

Casual Opportunities

If you have a diploma or degree in Human Services, Social Work, Counselling, Corrections, Criminology, Psychology, or Sociology from an accredited educational institution, want make a difference, pick up some extra work, while gaining valuable experience, we may want to talk to you.

We are looking for casual employees for all three of the sectors we work in:

  • Homelessness (Barry House and Metro Turning Point)
  • Housing (Herring Cove Apartments and The Rebuilding)
  • Corrections (Nehiley House and Sir Sandford Fleming House)

Please apply via email to

Thank you for your interest in a position with Shelter Nova Scotia. We look forward to hearing from you!

Make today the day you step forward to make a positive impact that could forever influence the course of a person’s life.

A snapshot of who we are:

Full-time Employees 56
Part-time Employees 15
Casual Employees 37
Student Placements 4
Average Length of Employment for Full-time Employees 5 years
Longest Serving Employee 35 years