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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).

 

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.

 

Employment Application (on-line form)

 

 


 

Manager of Foodservices and Conferences


Job Duties: The Manager of Foodservices and Conferences inspires, empowers and leads our operations team to deliver high-quality guest experiences. This is a hands-on role, which includes at least one regularly scheduled cooking shift per week and active on-site management of conferences and special events.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Wow our guests – strong guest focus, delivering high-quality services.
  • Inspire our team – lead an exemplary team, position them for success.
  • Manage our business – kitchen, menu planning, conference bookings.

 

Successful candidate profile:

  • Track record of success in hospitality, experience in restaurants or catering (front and back of house), including at least 3 years in a supervisory role, managing day-to-day operations.
  • Experience in event management or conference services.
  • Certification in FoodSafe, Serving It Right, Occupational First Aid.
  • Demonstrated leadership, developing and motivating teams to accomplish ambitious goals.
  • Excellent numeracy skills, good computer skills, especially Microsoft Office (Excel and Word).

 

Terms of employment: Full-Time, year-round

 

Start date: July 2015 (posting will remain open until position is filled)

 

Location of work: 240 David Rd, Gabriola, BC V0R 1X1

 

Job Description (PDF)

 

Employment Application (on-line form)

 

 


 

Night Caretaker


Job Duties: The Night Caretaker is available on-call to address emergency maintenance, housekeeping and systems requests that occur outside of normal business hours.

  • 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 valid driving license.

Terms of employment: On-call, year-round

 

Start date: Position is available now

Posting will remain open until position is filled.

 

Location of work: 240 David Rd, Gabriola, BC V0R 1X1

 

Job Description (PDF)

 

Employment Application (on-line form)

 

 


 

Dinner Cook


Job Duties: Available opportunity is Sunday night, preparing buffet-style meals according to a pre-set menu offering meat and vegetarian options.

  • Previous experience as chef/cook is required.
  • 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 David Rd, Gabriola, BC V0R 1X1

 

Employment Application (on-line form)

 

 


 

Program Leader


Living Alive Phase I in Mandarin Translation
August 14 – September 8, 2015


Job Duties: To provide the content of the program in accordance with the program description on our website (haven.ca) and the Haven core curriculum.


Terms of employment: Contract

 

Wage: $220/day

 

 Benefits: Accommodation and Meals


Skills requirement: Must have a Haven Diploma in Counselling or Diploma in Haven Counselling Skills. Must have a minimum of 5 years practical experience assisting programs at The Haven, in translation. Must have experience presenting the program in English while simultaneous translation into Mandarin is occurring.


Location of work: 240 David Rd, Gabriola, BC, V0R 1X1 Contact information: Phone 250 247 9211, Fax 250 247 8454, Mailing address 240 Davis Rd, Gabriola, BC, V0R 1X1

 

Employment Application (on-line form)

 

 


 

We post all current job opportunities at The Haven on this page, and remove postings when positions have been filled. In addition to postings on this page, we often advertise opportunities in the Gabriola Sounder classifieds.

 

 

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