Cicada Place Live-in Caretaker

Nelson Community Services
Posted a month ago
Nelson,
$1228.16 per month plus apartment
Contract,
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Job Description

Cicada Place | Our Services & Approach:

Cicada Place opened it’s doors in 1999 – as a first of it’s kind program in BC.

Cicada provides 10 supported housing units for youth aged 16 – 22. This offers a unique opportunity for youth to live independently within a supportive environment. Staff are available to offer support & guidance through group life skills programs, bridging to community services, connection to educational programs & more.

Throughout the years Cicada Place has made a positive impact in the lives of many youth! To learn more about Cicada Place check out out website at www.servicesfyi.ca

The Opportunity | Live-in Caretaker:

We’re seeking a reliable, responsible & self-directed individual who’s confident with a range of basic building maintenance & upkeep tasks to join our operations at Cicada.

-Enjoy living rent-free in beautiful Nelson BC – A 2 bedroom, 850 square foot apartment, with separate entrance & small yard (great space for a little garden), close to downtown & within walking distance of all the local amenities is included as part of the contractor compensation package.


-This unique opportunity can be a great fit for an individual, partnership, or small family.


-With caretaker duties averaging 15 hours a week, there’s flexibility to hold other employment – or share the work as a partnership or roommate team.
-Be part of the work of an inclusive organization that’s been making a difference in our community for over 50 years!

Key Duties & Qualifications:

The Cicada live-in caretaker contract position is integral to operations – providing building upkeep, maintenance & custodial duties as well as serving as the on-site emergency contact for residents evenings, weekends & holidays. This position is focused on building operations & does not provide direct youth work.

The successful applicant will have building maintenance/custodial experience, excellent interpersonal & communication skills, a clear criminal records check, valid BC Driver’s License & reliable vehicle. A complete job description can be found on our website www.servicesfyi.ca

Compensation Package:
The compensation for the live-in caretaker contract position includes a two-bedroom apartment onsite at Cicada Place. In addition, a contract fee is paid in the amount of $614.08 on the 15th and 30th day of every month.

The Caretaker Apartment Space:
Take in the Caretaker apartment space ~ This 2 bedroom, 850 square foot space, is located onsite at Cicada with a separate entrance & a small yard. An underground parking space is included.
It’s centrally located in beautiful Nelson BC, steps from downtown & within walking distance of all the amenities – shopping, recreation, music, parks & more.

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How to Apply:
Please submit a letter of interest & a current resume to by noon May 1st 2024 to Joyce Dahms- Whiffen, Program Director, at jdahms@servicesfyi.ca

We gratefully thank all applicants for their interest! Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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