Casual Employment 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 and gain some experience, we may want to talk to you.

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

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

If you are keen to make a positive impact in our community, have a background that demonstrates your compassion and experience in helping others, we would like to hear from you.

We will be hiring several casual employees in the lead up to summer. If you would like to learn more, send a short letter of introduction and an updated resume 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