Spotlight – Child, Youth, and Family Services

Located across a range of sites, Child, Youth and Family Services of SSICS represents a broad array of programs and services well integrating into the community.  Locations include the Main Building at 268 Fulford-Ganges, The Core-Inn Youth Drop-In and Youth Services at 134 McPhillips Ave, Family Place on Park Drive, GISS, Outer Gulf Islands, RCMP […]

Housing and Employment Crisis – How to Help

It’s not news that Salt Spring Island is facing a housing crisis growing increasingly urgent and contributing to a heightened labour shortage on Salt Spring Island.  SSICS has not been immune to the impacts of these challenges and is facing an unprecedented number of vacant positions within the agency. Lack of housing is increasingly cited […]

Change of the Guard

Seasons turn and things evolve at SSICS.  Meet some of the new personalities on the leadership team. Kyla Duncan is the new Clinical Supervisor and has been part of the SSICS team since 2016 In various roles, most recently as our Youth and Family Substance Use Counsellor. Youth and Family Services covers a broad array […]

Shelter Support Worker

Full or Part time /  Day, Evening or Night $21.63-22.68/hour Overnight $19.66-20.62/hour The Shelter Support Worker is part of the team running the Shelter. Responsibilities include ensuring safety and compliance with shelter rules The worker maintains a welcoming environment by engaging in positive and supportive interactions with shelter users. They will assist in case planning […]

Shelter stance altered

HOUSING Emergency facility to remain open through March 2023 BY EMELIE PEACOCK DRIFTWOOD STAFF See more stories at Gulf Island Driftwood BC Housing has confirmed that Salt Spring’s emergency shelter will not close later this year as previously announced. In April the housing agency stated it would no longer fund the shelter, operated by Salt […]

Community Living Programming Assistant

Posted: May 10, 2022 Closing date/time: 4:00 pm May 19, 2022 Posting #426 INTERNAL JOB POSTING Job Title: Community Living Programming Assistant Term: Regular Part-Time Hours of Work: 6 hours per week Schedule: Wednesdays 9-3 Wage Range: $24.48-28.52/hour Classification: Program Coordinator 1, Grid 12 Start Date: May 25, 2022 Job Summary: The Community Living Programming […]

Special Olympics Volunteer Information Session May 30th

Please drop by to learn about Special Olympics BC – Salt Spring Island.  We are looking to re-engage volunteers and athletes for sport, health, and leadership programs for adults and youth with intellectual disabilities. Volunteer roles available for weekly sport practices, youth programs, and as administrative leaders. Volunteers of all experience levels and age 16+ […]

Housing Support Worker

2 Positions Hours of Work: 12 hrs/week (Sat + Sun 3pm-9pm) or                                15 hrs/week(Sat + Sun 8am-3:30pm) Wage Range: $21.63 – $25.19 per hour Job Summary: Duties include but are not limited to: Providing direct service to adults with developmental […]

Housing Support Worker

Posted date: May 3, 2022 Closing date/time: 4:00 pm May 12, 2022 Internal/External Posting No. 0425 INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING Job Title: Housing Support Worker Dept./Work Site: Vesuvius Home Classification: Grid Level 10 JJEP (Residence Worker) Hours of Work: 12 hrs/week (Sat + Sun 3pm-9pm) Start Date: May 14, 2022 Wage Range: $21.63 – $25.19 per […]

Housing Support Worker

Posted date: May 3, 2022 Closing date/time: 4:00 pm May 12, 2022 Internal/External Posting No. 0424 INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING Job Title: Housing Support Worker Dept./Work Site: Vesuvius Home Classification: Grid Level 10 JJEP (Residence Worker) Hours of Work: 15 hrs/week (Sat + Sun 8am-3:30 pm) Start Date: May 14, 2022 Wage Range: $21.63 – $25.19 […]