Employment opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining The Haven team.

To apply for a position listed below or to submit a general employment application, please complete an Employment Application (on-line form). As part of this process, you will have the choice of entering your data manually or uploading your cover letter and resume.

You may also deliver your cover letter and resume to Human Resources, Haven Foundation, 240 Davis Rd, Gabriola, BC  V0R 1X1.

We will contact applicants selected for an interview.

 


Summer Job Program

Three positions are offered for full-time students at The Haven through the Canada Summer Job Program - Lodge Host, Kitchen Helper, and Garden Helper.

Applicants must be:

  • Between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment.
  • Have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year.
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment.
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

Employment status: Part-time, 30 hours per week.

Dates of employment: Beginning by early July, for an 8-week term.

Wage: $12.65 per hour worked.

Location of work: 240 Davis Rd, Gabriola, BC V0R 1X1 Canada.

Job Descriptions (PDF)

Employment Application (on-line form)

 


Maintenance Worker

Job Duties: 

The Maintenance Worker addresses remedial and preventative maintenance, and provides general labour for other tasks. Must have experience in troubleshooting basic plumbing, mechanical, electrical and other types of systems that are in service at The Haven, and taking remedial actions.

  • Formal trade certification is not required.
  • Must have a valid BC driving license.

Terms of employment: Casual.

Dates:This is a casual position - work will be available on-call based upon then current business needs.

Location of work: 240 Davis Rd, Gabriola, BC V0R 1X1 Canada.

Job Description (PDF)

Employment Application (on-line form)

 


Cook

The Cook is the shift leader of a health-forward team that prepares buffet-style meals for our program participants and other guests in a great environment on Gabriola Island.

  • Some experience is required, formal training is an asset.
  • Certification in FoodSafe and Occupational First Aid.

Terms of employment: Part-Time, year-round.

Start date: Position is available now. Posting will remain open until position is filled.

Location of work: 240 Davis Rd, Gabriola, BC V0R 1X1 Canada.

Job Description (PDF)

Employment Application (on-line form)

 


Kitchen Helper

Job Duties:

  • Washing and cleaning - wash dishes, pots and other wares using commercial dishwasher, clean tables and buffet service equipment, sweep and mop kitchen floors, and mats.
  • Food stocking and preparation - receiving, organization, prep salad bar, toast and condiment stations, and other tasks as requested by Cook.

Terms of employment: Part-Time, year-round.

Start date: Position is available now. Posting will remain open until position is filled.

Location of work: 240 Davis Rd, Gabriola, BC V0R 1X1 Canada.

Job Description (PDF)

Employment Application (on-line form)

 


Housekeeper

Job Duties: 

The Housekeeper ensures the safety and comfort of our guest by keeping our bedroom accommodation units, meeting rooms, lodge, gym, pool, hot tub, vehicles and common areas clean. The Housekeeper also assists in the on-site laundry, operating commercial equipment and folding linens.

  • Some experience is preferred, as a janitor, cleaner or housekeeper, but prior experience is not required.
  • Basic level computer skills are required. Must be able to operate a computer with use of a keyboard, mouse and display screen.

Terms of employment: Part-time year-round and summer positions available.

Start date: Positions are available now. Posting will remain open until positions are filled.

Location of work: 240 Davis Rd, Gabriola, BC V0R 1X1 Canada.

Job Description (PDF)

Employment Application (on-line form)

 


Host

Job Duties:

  • Conduct welcome tours.
  • Serving guests at the bar.
  • Dining Room preparation/clean up.
  • Maintain coffee/tea area.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be at least 19 years old.

Terms of employment: Part-Time, seasonal.

Start date: mid-June. Posting will remain open until position is filled.

Location of work: 240 Davis Rd, Gabriola, BC V0R 1X1 Canada.

Job Description (PDF)

Employment Application (on-line form)