Join the Shelter Nova Scotia Team

Current Opportunity


House Manager at Barry House, Full Time, 40 hours per week


Barry House is an emergency shelter for up to 17 guests who identify as female, transgender & non-binary. Our approach is based on harm reduction and People First principles.


Reporting to the Director of Shelter Services, the House Manager is responsible for overseeing the operation of the facility, supervision of the frontline workers and the provision of service to guests.  As a member of the management team, the House Manager will have an exceptional understanding of the policies and procedures of Shelter Nova Scotia and will model behavior that is in line with the mission, vision, and values of the organization.




Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, Social Work, Nursing, Human Services from a recognized educational institution or equivalent education and experience. 



3 years’ experience working in a supervisory role in the professions of community corrections and/or homelessness and housing and/or mental health and addictions. Concentrated education and experience in mental health and addictions programs is considered an asset



Must hold current Standard Level “C” First Aid/CPR and be able to obtain Enhanced Reliability Security Screening and Child Abuse Registry check.  NVCI and ASIST an asset


Salary:  $51,000 - $55,000, benefits available


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Deadline for application:  March 1, 2021 at 8AM

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101-5506 Cunard St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3K 1C2


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