We are more than just a shelter
we are an exchange.

Join Our Amazing Team at SHHS

Are you compassionate and caring, and looking for a job where you can make a difference?

We have the following CASUAL/ON CALL positions available:

All levels of experience welcome!

Experience in restaurants/kitchens, mental health & addictions as well as in social services/shelters very helpful. Open, non-judgemental attitude is a must as we are, and serve, a diverse community & invite all backgrounds/cultures, genders etc. to our workplace.

Lots of room to grow with us as we get ready for our new facility, Under One Roof.

This posting requires BCGEU union membership with the exception of manager positions.

Send cover letters/resumes by email to management team at info@shhs.ca or drop off at shelter – 37930 Third Avenue.

We appreciate all applications but only applicants who have been short listed will be contacted.


We have the following PART TIME position available:

  • Administrative Assistant

Helping Hands is seeking an Administrative Assistant to handle duties for the executive director and/or management team. Seeking independent individual but also a team player; someone w/the ability to multi-task - arranging and managing schedules, calendars, incoming mail/e-mail is essential. Ideal candidate is resourceful, problem solver, flexible; able to organize self & others. To be successful in this role you must be willing, keen & creative - able to assist Executive Director in all aspects of day to day operations. Besides abilities listed, successful candidate will have great communication skills (written & verbal) and experience with print, online, social media applications; must be flexible & collaborative and think on the fly as priorities and needs change. The following abilities & skills are also key:

Manage & prioritize workflow ensuring that deadlines are met and work is completed correctly;

Provide support for financial management - payroll, accounts payables & receivables etc;

Implement and monitor specific projects/activities/events as directed by the team, and see through to completion;

Generate memos, emails, meeting polls and reports when appropriate. Maintain strict confidentiality.

Send cover letter and resume to maureen@shhs.ca