Work With Us

The Haven is 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! The Haven's life-changing work is supported by dedicated staff and a volunteer Board of Directors. We attract a great mix of new team members and dedicated staff who have been with us for many years.


Employee Benefits

  • A deep discount on all in-person programs offered here. Discounts on select online programs.
  • 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. 

The Haven is one of Gabriola's largest employers.

Job Openings:

Communications, Marketing, Brand and Engagement Manager - contract

This is a NEW full-time, 6-month contract role focused on creatively promoting The Haven brand, culture and message within our existing and prospective communities. If you have experience creating engaging content, managing people, partnerships, and platforms, and enjoy developing and implementing new processes, systems, and strategies, this is the gig for you! 

Employment status: 6-month, full-time contract position. This contract has the potential to be extended.

Start Date: Position is available now!

Location: Remote or on-site 

Job Description




Do you want to work on a beautiful oceanfront property? Do you enjoy putting your attention to detail and good organizational skills to work in service of others? Our Housekeepers are part of a team that ensures the safety and comfort of our participants and resort guests. In this role, you will keep accommodations and common areas clean and assist in on-site laundry in our newly renovated commercial facility.

Employment status: Part-time and full-time opportunities. 

Start Date: Position is available now!

Job Description 

Employment Application 


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 February 2021

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)

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! 


Volunteer Positions: 

Please note, volunteers do not receive the same benefits packages as employees. 

Volunteer Benefits:

  • Complementary Come Alive experience
  • Accommodations and meals during onsite Board Meetings
  • Access to onsite facilities and amenities: outdoor pool, waterfront hot tub, gym

Volunteer Openings:

Board of Directors

Are you seeking a meaningful way to give back to The Haven? Are you interested in joining this collaborative, engaged, and respectful team? We're currently seeking new members with specific expertise to help guide our not-for-profit, charitable organization:

We are seeking new volunteer board members with specific expertise:

- Experience operating a small- to medium-sized business
- Knowledge of facilities maintenance, construction, and/or managing capital projects
- Experience in curriculum development and/or educational program administration
- Success with fundraising and donor management
- Contacts in media relations and/or marketing savvy
- Experience in IT transformations for small to medium-size businesses

Learn more about this volunteer role here

APPLY to be a Director here