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Join the Shelter Nova Scotia Team



Chief Operating Officer at Shelter Nova Scotia:

Shelter Nova Scotia is seeking a Chief Operating Officer to join their Executive Management Team. The COO will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the organization and leading a team of professionals while ensuring financial strength, operational efficiency, and compliance with applicable regulations. The ideal candidate will have extensive management, leadership, and executive experience, with strong business acumen and a social profit lens. The COO will provide leadership, support, direction, and vision to the operational and reporting systems, ensuring financial strength and operational efficiency. This is a full-time position with a salary range of $110,000 to $130,000 annually, plus benefits.​ 

How to apply:

Anyone who is interested in the position is asked to review the full job description and e-mail a letter expressing your interest and suitability for the position, as well as an updated resume to Please include “Chief Operating Officer ” in the subject line. The closing date for this position is 8:00pm Sunday June 4th, 2023.


Support Worker at Barry House, one full-time permanent position and one term position:

72 to 96 hours per biweekly pay period on a scheduled rotation of 12 hour shifts including days, nights and weekends. Average of 84 hours biweekly.

Summary: Responsible to the Director of Homelessness and Housing 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.

Application deadline: June 6, 2023. APPLY NOW


Accounting Associate at Shelter Nova Scotia’s Central Office, full-time permanent position:

Summary: Reporting to the Accounting Manager, responsible for a wide range of support and administration duties for the accounting department. Working independently and/or in a team setting with a focus on commitment to ethical behaviour and promoting professional interactions with colleagues, community partners and all stakeholders. Maintaining professional interactions with colleagues, clients and community partners, means you will always be a good representative of Shelter Nova Scotia.

Application deadline: June 12, 2023. APPLY NOW.

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