Current Job Opportunities

Temporary Shelter Program Worker

 Cyrus Centre (in both Abbotsford & Chilliwack) has multiple job openings – both part-time and full-time.  These positions are temporary November 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020 (possibly a October 1st start time and April 30th completion) and function during the evening and overnight hours of our Winter Weather Shelter. This is a ministry opportunity within Cyrus Centre; a ‘Faith based non-profit organization’ that provides a variety of services for vulnerable youth.

Job Function:
Length of shifts 4-12 hrs, These positions provide coverage from 4:00pm-8:00am Sunday through Saturday alongside Cyrus Centre’s Resource Centre and Youth Emergency Housing Program staff.  Hours per week range from 4-36 hrs.

Winter Weather Response Workers provide services to vulnerable and homeless youth/young adults through Cyrus Centre’s philosophy, principles, and policy.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
-Initiate and develop relationships with youth up to age 24 years old;

-Complete intake with youth being referred into the Winter Weather Shelter; 
-Address serious behavioral, mental health, emotional, and addictions issues, defuse/manage critical incidents and make referrals to other community service providers;
-Manage client case files including preparation of paperwork associated with intake, assessment, residential logs while maintaining confidentiality;
-Ensure controlled access to the residence and building;

-Act as a liaison /advocate with outside community resources including MCFD/Afterhours;
-Support, communicate, and collaborate with other Cyrus Centre staff regarding youth cases;

-Perform other duties as required.


Qualifications include a servant’s heart.  The right candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and be familiar with homeless & street involved youth issues.  Good self-awareness and self-care skills are also necessary. All candidates must successfully complete a criminal record check prior to beginning employment.  Successful candidates will be asked to sign our Lifestyle Code of Conduct and our Statement of Faith.


Wages &Benefits:
Hourly wage of $ 17 per hr. plus percentage in lieu of holidays

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to And please indicate which location you are willing to work in.