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Join the Shelter Nova Scotia Team

Social Worker, Barry House (FT)

Barry House is one of two emergency shelters that Shelter Nova Scotia owns and operates. It provides services for up to 17 individuals who identify as female or are gender diverse (16 years of age or older.)

Summary: To be responsible and accountable to the House Manager for promoting shelter diversion and shorter shelter stays and providing quality support and assistance to guests by overseeing case management. 

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Intensive Case Manager, Housing Support (FT)

Summary: To be responsible and accountable to the Housing Support Supervisor and Director of Practice and Development of Shelter Nova Scotia for promoting client transition from shelter to housing, while promoting eviction prevention and providing quality support and assistance to tenants who reside in our housing facilities.

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Support Worker, Metro Turning Point (FT)

Metro Turning Point is one of our two emergency shelters and one of our six facilities. We serve up to 30 guests at a time, who identify as male or are gender diverse. Our approach is based on harm reduction and People First principles.

Summary: Responsible to the Director of Shelter Services and reporting to the House Manager and/or Shift Supervisor, the Support Worker is responsible for the operation of the facility to standard while on duty per the Operational Policies and Procedures, the Human Resources Manual as well as applicable legislation. Demonstrating a commitment to ethical behavior that promotes quality guest service and professional interactions with colleagues, guests and community partners means you will be a good representative of Shelter Nova Scotia at all times while ensuring that Shelter Nova Scotia’s mission, vision and values are understood and modeled.

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Support Worker, Community Corrections (FT)

 

Shelter Nova Scotia owns and operates two community residential facilities, providing residence to (up to) 28 individuals each day. We utilize a structured, supportive approach to assist individuals in their transition from prison to community living. We believe in supporting people in a non-judgmental environment while promoting compassion and dignity. Through a strong working relationship with parole officers, residents are supported in their individual release plans as they re-engage with the community.

Summary: Responsible to the Executive Director through the Director of Community Corrections and/or the House Manager, this position is responsible for the operation of the facility to standard while on duty.

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