Warming Centre Leader – City of Burnaby

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

We are actively recruiting for Warming Centre Leaders who will play a vital role in our community during the winter months. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of something special for individuals in need of a warm place to sleep. Warming Centre Leaders may work 8 or 12 hour shifts and are responsible for full operation of our facilities from opening to closing and everything in between. This work includes following safety-focused protocols and procedures as well as providing support, supervision and assistance to homeless clients who may be facing multiple barriers. As clients may also bring their pets, the ideal candidate will also love animals! All clients will be registered by the Leaders and have the opportunity to store their belongings in safe place. The cleanliness of the facility as well as providing snacks with warm beverages will also be required.

The ideal candidate will have coursework in crisis intervention but at a minimum Grade 12 education. First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate (CPR) Level C, are requirements. Work teams will be established for each warming centre and all will require exceptional communication and teamwork skills as well as the ability to effectively problem solve while creating a safe place. All centre hours will be from 8pm to 8am, 7 days per week.

With the current change in temperature, we will be reviewing applications as they come in and beginning the interview process immediately, so apply today! If you are looking for a position that will provide special meaning for you over the winter season, then this may be the job for you!
Hourly Wage begins at $26.91 + 12% in lieu of benefits.

Please apply online at www.burnaby.ca/careers
Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Criminal Records Search
Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.
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