Beacon Community Services

Beacon Community Services is a community-based, non-profit, social, employment, health, recreation, housing and volunteer services agency, offering a wide range of programs and services to thousands of clients in the Capital Regional District. Since 1974, we have been promoting independence with dignity, respect and compassion.

  • Better at Home Housekeeper

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    • Job Description:

      Position Title: Housekeeper, Better at Home
      Position Number: 2018-159
      Department: Volunteer Services
      Work Site: Saanich Peninsula (must have transportation)
      Days/Hours of Work: 2-8 hours a day, varies each week
      Wage: $22 per hour plus 8.6% in lieu of benefits
      Status: casual
      Posting Period: Until filled
      Start Date: As soon as possible
      Union: Exempt

      JOB SUMMARY:
      Beacon Community Services operates the Better at Home program for Saanich and the Saanich Peninsula. The goal of the Better at Home program is to provide non-medical services to support seniors living in their own homes for as long as possible. The Housekeeper is an integral part of the Better at Home team providing light housekeeping services to seniors. The Housekeeper will report to the Better at Home Coordinator.

      DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
      • Provide light housekeeping services to seniors who are living independently in their own homes.
      • Services may include:
      o Vacuuming and mopping floors
      o Kitchen floors, counters, sink
      o Bathroom sinks, tubs, showers, counters, toilets, floors
      o Making beds or changing bed linens
      o Laundry
      o Cleaning windows
      o Cleaning out refrigerator
      o Dusting
      • Visits are 1-2 hours.
      • Follow schedule as provided by Better at Home Coordinator.
      • Call clients the day before appointment.
      • Follow check in and check out protocol.
      • General knowledge of Beacon Community Services.
      • All other duties as required.

      QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
      • Experience working with the Seniors
      • Experience cleaning homes
      • Physically able to perform all of the cleaning tasks listed
      • Use of a reliable vehicle
      • WHMIS Certification (to be renewed every 2 years)
      • Clear Police Criminal Record Check

      KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:
      • Familiarity with housekeeping
      • General knowledge of Beacon Community Services.
      • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the general public, co-workers and volunteers
      • Ability to work independently
      • Promote a positive team environment.
      • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
      • Ability to express ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing.

      WE LIVE SAFETY!
      The safety of our clients, staff and volunteers is a priority of Beacon Community Services. We promote healthy and safe working conditions in all of our operations. We are committed to continuously improving safety and it is essential to this position. We further support safety through the active participation and co-operation of management, supervisors, workers and joint occupational health and safety committees.

      APPLICATIONS:
      All interested applicants can Apply Now! quoting the position number 2018-159. Please note only those applicants who are selected to continue in the recruitment process will be contacted.

    • Wage/Salary: $22/hr
    • Start date: 21/01/2019
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  • Food Service Worker - Server

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      Beacon Community Services is an award-winning and Accredited not-for-profit that helps people and improves lives through a range of programs and services. We offer a competitive salary and a rewarding, stimulating work environment.
      At the SHOAL Activity Centre, we utilize a multi-dimensional approach in the provision of community services by combining recreation, volunteer services and food services. The Centre also houses residents in Assisted Living and Independent Living units. Under the direction of the Director of SHOAL Centre, the Food Service Worker joins the hospitality team performing a variety of food service duties and assists cooking staff as needed.

    • Wage/Salary: $18.23 per hour plus 9.6% in lieu of benefits
    • Start date: 01/09/2019
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  • Food Service Worker

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      Position Title: Food Service Worker
      Department: SHOAL Centre
      Location: 10030 Resthaven Dr, Sidney, BC
      Days/Hours of Work: Friday-Saturday, 12pm -7pm or 11:30-7pm, plus on-call
      Status: Casual
      Remuneration: $18.23 per hour, plus 9.6% in lieu
      Start Date: As soon as possible Posting Period: Until filled
      Union: BCGEU

      JOB SUMMARY:
      Beacon Community Services is an award-winning and Accredited not-for-profit that helps people and improves lives through a range of programs and services. We offer a competitive salary and a rewarding, stimulating work environment.

      At the SHOAL Activity Centre, we utilize a multi-dimensional approach in the provision of community services by combining recreation, volunteer services and food services. The Centre also houses residents in Assisted Living and Independent Living units. Under the direction of the Director of SHOAL Centre, the Food Service Worker joins the hospitality team performing a variety of food service duties and assists cooking staff as needed.

      QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Minimum 16 years of age and a Grade 10 Education
      • FOODSAFE Certification (to be renewed every 3 years)
      • First Aid and CPR Certification (to be renewed every 3 years upon expiry)
      • WHMIS Certification (to be renewed annually)
      • Serve-It-Right Certification
      • Clear Police Criminal Record Check (renewed every 5 years)
      • Clear Solicitor General Criminal Record Check (renewed every 5 years)

      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
      • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
      • A warm outgoing personality with a customer service focus
      • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
      • Ability to operate related equipment

      APPLICATIONS:
      All interested applicants can apply through our website, beaconcs.ca, quoting the position number 2019-32. Please note only those applicants who are selected to continue in the recruitment process will be contacted.

    • Wage/Salary: $18.23 per hour, plus 9.6% in lieu of benefits
    • Start date: 01/09/2019
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  • Special Events Assistant - SHOAL Centre

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      Position Title: SHOAL Event Assistant
      Position Number: 2019-84
      Department: SHOAL Centre
      Location: 10030 Resthaven Dr, Sidney, BC
      Days/Hours of Work: as needed (2-10 hours a week) for special events and rentals at SHOAL Centre
      Status: Casual, On-Call
      Remuneration: $16 per hour to start plus 8.6% in lieu of benefits
      Start Date: As soon as possible Posting Period: August 15 – Sept 15, 2019
      JOB SUMMARY:
      Beacon Community Services is an award-winning and Accredited not-for-profit that helps people and improves lives through a range of programs and services. We offer a competitive salary and a rewarding, stimulating work environment.

      The SHOAL Event Assistant works in accordance with the mission, vision and values of Beacon Community Services. The SHOAL Community Centre in Sidney utilizes a multi-dimensional approach in the provision of community services by combining recreation, volunteer services and food services. The Centre also houses residents in Assisted Living and Independent Living units. The SHOAL Event Assistant will support functions, rentals, special meals and special events at SHOAL Centre.

      QUALIFICATIONS:
      • WHMIS Certificate (to be renewed semi-annually)
      • Clear Solicitor General Criminal Record Check
      • Serving it Right
      • Foodsafe preferred
      • First Aid preferred
      • Able to effectively use a computer and electronic devices
      • Access to a computer and access to the internet

      APPLICATIONS:
      All interested applicants can through our website, beaconcs.ca, quoting the position number 2019-84. Please note only those applicants who are selected to continue in the recruitment process will be contacted.

    • Wage/Salary: $16 per hour + 8.6% in lieu
    • Start date: 15/09/2019
    • Downloads: 2019-84-Special-Event-Assistant-Casual.pdf
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  • Depot Assistant - Thrift Shops

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    • Job Description:

      Position Title: Depot Assistant
      Position Number: 2019-83
      Department: Thrift Shops
      Work Site: Sidney Thrift Shop, 9781 Third Street, Sidney BC
      Days/Hours of Work: Saturday 8:30am to 5:00pm, plus vacation coverage
      Remuneration: $16.00 per hour plus 8.6% in lieu of benefits Posting Period: Until Filled
      Start Date: As soon as possible
      Status: Casual

      JOB SUMMARY:
      Beacon Community Services is an award-winning and Accredited not-for-profit that helps people and improves lives through a range of programs and services. We offer a competitive salary and a rewarding, stimulating work environment.
      Beacon Community Services Thrift Shops operate throughout the CRD. Each location serves individuals in the community by providing quality items at affordable prices. Our Thrift Shops are a success due to our team of dedicated volunteers and staff.
      The Depot Assistant assists with the overall operation of the Donation depot area and smooth transition of donations to the retail thrift shops.

      QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
      • Experience working with the Public or in a Community Service Sector
      • Physically able to lift 40 pounds, work inside or outside on feet for entire shift
      • Experience working within a Thrift Shop environment
      • WHMIS Certification (to be renewed bi-annually)
      • Clear Police Criminal Record Check

      APPLICATIONS
      All interested applicants can apply through our website, beaconcs.ca, quoting the position vacancy number 2019-83. Please note only those applicants who are selected to continue in the recruitment process will be contacted.

    • Wage/Salary: $16 per hour + 8.6% in lieu
    • Start date: 15/08/2019
    • Downloads: 2019-83-Depot-Assistant-Casual-Until-Filled.pdf
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