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:

Online Programs Coordinator 

Are you someone who loves spreadsheets and enjoys collecting, tracking, analyzing, and reporting on data? Someone creative who enjoys engaging with others? Someone who is passionate about inclusion and motivated to create more diverse and accessible online spaces for all people? 

Join our team to support the outstanding development and delivery of online programming. 

Employment status: Full-time, remote option

Start Date: Position is available now!

Job Description 

Employment Application 

Development Manager

We are seeking a Development Manager who is passionate about representing The Haven internally and externally to enhance the organization’s profile and further strengthen our donor stewardship and increase our access to grant funding. The primary function of this role is to creatively increase donor engagement and philanthropic giving while administering giving processes and systems.

The position reports to the Director of Operations and Community. The position will also work in collaboration with their management peers on broader organizational and strategic planning initiatives.

Employment status: Part-time, (24 hours per week, .6FTE) permanent, remote during COVID-19 

Start Date: Position is available now!

Job Description 

Employment Application 

Maintenance Supervisor

The maintenance supervisor ensures that our systems and equipment remain in good working order, through proactive measures, remedial activities, and preventive maintenance; our maintenance team is supported and positioned for success; and, our property is safe and comfortable for our guests and staff. This role assigns tasks to Technicians, manages assets, and oversees projects. Develops work schedules. Maintains our water system compliance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices. Hot tub and swimming pool maintenance in accordance with VIHA regulations. Maintains buildings: gutter cleaning, power washing decks, roof cleaning, plumbing and similar building repairs.

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

Start Date: Position is available now!

Job Description 

Employment Application 


Are you someone who loves people and enjoys tracking details and making lists? Someone creative who enjoys engaging with others? Someone who is passionate about making the guest experience memorable and smooth from beginning to end?

Join our team to support the delivery of onsite and online programming. 

Employment status: Part-time, with possibility of becoming Full-time, must be able to work at The Haven location

Start Date: Position is available now!

Job Description 

Employment Application 

Front Office and Retail Services Coordinator

We are seeking a full-time Front Office and Retail Services Coordinator. This key role’s main functions are to work in and oversee the Haven’s reception area, coordinate the Haven Store (physical and online), and provide coordination and support to our bodywork services area.

Employment status: Full-time, partially remote during Covid, position at the Haven’s location on Gabriola

Start Date: Position is available now!

Job Description 

Employment Application 

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