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:


Housekeeper

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, June-August.

Start Date: Position is available now!

Job Description 

Employment Application 

 


Gardener

Do you want to be part of encouraging climate change resiliency and enhancing native bio-diversity on Gabriola Island? Do you enjoy physical work and being outside? Our gardeners play a vital role in curating inviting, beautiful, and sustainable outdoor environments for our guests, program participants, staff, and visitors. In this role, you will perform routine upkeep and create new landscaping features along forest pathways, the shoreline, and the Kelly Poole natural food garden.

Employment status: Part-time, seasonal.

Start Date: Position is available now!

Job Description 

Employment Application 

 


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)