Employment opportunities

The Haven is one of Gabriola's largest employers. We attract a great mix of new team members and dedicated staff who have been with us for many years. We're a registered charity and non-profit organization in the business of helping people live their fullest lives with deep awareness and connection. We take our jobs seriously, but we have a lot of fun working together too!

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Why work at The Haven? 

  • A deep discount on all programs offered here
  • Paid Come Alive experience (receive your hourly wage during the 5-day program)
  • An impressive health benefits package* for you with options for spouse and dependents (if applicable) 
  • Generous vacation and paid sick leave benefits
  • Meal benefits, including tea, coffee, toast and fruit
  • Access to onsite facilities and amenities: outdoor pool, waterfront hot tub, gym
  • Discounts on massage and bodywork
  • Family perks
  • Staff socials and community connections

*Available dependent on employment circumstances. 

Ready to apply? 

Open positions and applications are posted below. 

To submit a general employment application, please complete this online form. 

If you're not online, you can submit your cover letter and resume to The Haven, C/O Human Resources, 240 Davis Rd, Gabriola, BC  V0R 1X1.

We do our best to contact all applicants, but may only follow up with those we wish to interview. 

Thank you for your interest in joining our team! 

 

Current Openings:


Day-Time Receptionist

Do you enjoy working in the hospitality environment, greeting guests and providing excellent customer service?  Our Front Desk Receptionists ensure that our participants and resort guests have the information and service they need to enjoy their stay.

Employment status: Part-time, 1 to 3 days/week year round

Start Date: Position is available now!

Job Description (PDF)

Employment Application (on-line form)

 


Facilities Attendant

The facilities attendant ensures the safety and comfort of our guests by keeping our meeting rooms, lodge, gym, pool, hot tub, accommodation rooms, vehicles and common areas clean. This role also assists in protecting The Haven’s assets and our guests and faculty by reporting any maintenance, housekeeping or audio-visual issues. The Facilities Attendant also assists in on-site laundry.

Employment status: Permanent, 2 days/week. 

Start Date: Position is available now!

Requirements: Experience preferred. Must be physically fit, highly motivated and reliable.

Shifts: Must be available Saturdays and Sundays from 6am to 2:30 pm

Wage: Negotiable depending on experience.

Job Description (PDF)

Employment Application (on-line form)

 


Lead Cook / Kitchen Manager

Love to create delicious, healthy fare? Will you wow our guests and inspire our kitchen team? Do you want to enjoy the beauty and lifestyle of Gabriola Island, and participate in our programs, at special staff rates? If so, this opportunity is for you! The Lead Cook / Kitchen Manager is a hands-on role, which includes regularly scheduled cooking shifts as well as management and administrative duties.

Employment status: Full-time, year-round.

Start Date: Position is available now!

Job Description (PDF)

Employment Application (on-line form)

 


Cook 

Are you an experienced cook? Do you enjoy preparing a variety of foods? Are you a good team player? If so, this opportunity is for you! The Cook will work closely with the kitchen team, guiding and supporting the preparation of breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 

Employment status: Part-time, year-round. 

Start Date: Position is available now!

Job Description (PDF)

Employment Application (on-line form)

 


Kitchen Helper

Are you a good team player, enjoying fast-paced environments? Are you organized and enjoy cleaning and contributing to efficiency? If so, this opportunity is for you! The Kitchen Helper is an important support role, contributing to essentials like washing, cleaning, stocking and food preparation.

Employment status: Part-time, year-round. 

Start Date: Position is available now!

Job Description (PDF)

Employment Application (on-line form)