Current Postings

    

Outdoor Sheltering Coordinator


We are looking for an Outdoor Sheltering Coordinator who serves as part of the City’s front-line response to mitigating the visible effects of homelessness across our community, specifically those sheltering outdoors as part of the Bylaw Services Team.. The role participates in and supports meaningful initiatives and partnerships intended to build capacity of community stakeholders, partners, and the public sector system to collectively respond and positively impact the safe and equitable use of public space.. Responsibilities include:

  • Lead planning efforts to develop and operationalize innovative City projects to mitigate the impacts of those sheltering outdoors
  • Assessing, implementing, monitoring and reporting on all aspects of the Outdoor Sheltering Strategy and grant funding / reporting requirements;
  • Monitoring the operation of the designated outdoor sheltering site and coordinating all efforts to address any emerging issues;
  • Coordinating with social / health providers, people with lived experience, and public safety agencies to deliver responsive sheltering solutions
  • Monitoring and managing all service contracts with agencies related to Outreach Services,  hygiene services, personal belonging storage services, and designated day use site operations.


Qualifications

  • Diploma in a related discipline (Community Development, Nonprofit Management)
  • Experience
  • Communication Excellence
  • Service Excellence
  • People management
  • Project management
  • Computer literacy
  • BC Class 5 Drivers

 
Help create Kelowna as a City of the Future. Our diverse and dynamic team strives to innovate to make things better, work as one team, serve proudly and lead responsibly. Live, work and play in one of Canada’s fastest growing cities. Kelowna boasts miles of lake access, public areas and outdoor recreation opportunities, a vibrant downtown and cultural scene, healthy and connected neighbourhoods, and a world-renowned College and University. You’re only a quick link to the world via the Kelowna International Airport.  

Grow your career in an organization that supports employee work-life balance and career and professional development. This is a CUPE bargaining unit position with a rate of $37.99 per hour plus employer paid comprehensive benefits, paid vacation and one of Canada’s top pension plans. 
 
For further information or to apply, please check our website at www.kelowna.ca/careers

Applications must be received by end of day July 23, 2024.