BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Warming Centre Leader

Competition No.: 2019-WRMCTR
Duration: Auxiliary
Salary: $27.45 per hour, plus 12% in lieu of benefits
Last Updated: 1/3/20 1:35 PM


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!

Please apply online at

Applicants under consideration will required to consent to a Criminal Record 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.
Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Community Services,Social Services
Posted: January 6, 2020, 4:41 pm
Expires: February 5, 2020, 11:59 pm