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Join the Shelter Nova Scotia Team


Shelter Nova Scotia, located in Halifax, is a not-for-profit charitable organization governed by a volunteer board of professionals and operated by skilled employees. We believe in a community where everyone has a safe and affordable home.  Shelter Nova Scotia is at an exciting time in its history- we are making changes and expanding services.  We are looking for highly motivated, career minded individuals with a social justice focus to join our 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 or are gender diverse. 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


To Apply: Applicants are to apply directly through Indeed by clicking the Apply Now button and filling out the requested information, along with a letter expressing your interest and suitability for the position.


Deadline for application:  June 11, 2021

Full job description and to apply go to INDEED (click to go)