Warming Centre Leader
Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services
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 work
12-hour shifts and are responsible for 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! We offer a welcoming
and clean environment for patrons including providing snacks with warm beverages.
The ideal candidate will have coursework and experience in crisis intervention with 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 centres will be open from 8:00 PM to 8:00 AM, 7 days per week.
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 $27.45 + 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
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.