Career Opportunities

Are you a dynamic, motivated and caring professional looking for a career that offers a fun, safe and rewarding work environment? Lions Housing Centres is the place for you! If you are interested in becoming a member of our team, please download and complete the application form and forward it to Human Resources with your résumé and cover letter.

Positions Available

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Lions Housing Centres is accepting applications for an experienced full-time Maintenance Technician.

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Grade 12 High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.
  • Power Engineer Class 5, BOMI-SMT certification.
  • Two (2) years’ experience in building operations and maintenance (i.e. carpentry, plumbing, painting, drywall, electrical, troubleshooting, landscaping, HVAC and small equipment maintenance.
  • Working knowledge of current products and procedures associated with painting and decorating.
  • Ability to safely use and maintain all hand tools, electric tools and equipment including but not limited to ladders and scaffolding.
  • Ability to work with blueprints, plans, specifications and other related technical data.
  • Working knowledge of building electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Knowledge of MS Office and facilities maintenance software (HIPPO).
  • Customer service oriented with the ability to effectively work within a diverse community
  • Ability to push, pull, lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds.
  • Exercise initiative and good judgment.
  • Must be able to work in noisy, hot/cold environments and in confined spaces.
  • Must have the ability to organize and prioritize tasks.

A Criminal Record Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check are also required.

Posting Date:  April 20, 2018

Closing Date:  April 30, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.


HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST

Lions Housing Centres is accepting applications for an experienced full-time Human Resources Generalist.  This position will be responsible for full cycle recruitment, benefit and pension administration, employee and labour relations, Workplace Safety & Health, Return to Work, payroll back-up, as well as, other human resources related tasks.

Applicants must have:

  • a Diploma or Certificate in Human Resources,
  • 3 years experience in a unionized environment (preferably in housing/ healthcare),
  • working knowledge of QHR,
  • strong command of the English language, and
  • excellent computer skills.

A Criminal Record Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check are also required.

Posting Date:  November 28, 2017

Closing Date:  December 28th at 4:00 p.m.


DIETARY AIDE

Lions Housing Centres is accepting applications for an experienced Casual Dietary Aide.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1-year quantity food service kitchen experience
  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Valid Food Handlers Certificate
  • Long term care facility experience
  • Ability to push food carts (20 to 50 pounds)
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions properly
  • Ability to read, write and speak English

Duties:

  • Preparation and serving food to long term care residents
  • Portioning food and setting up food carts
  • Cleaning
  • Washing dishes
  • Operating a cash register

Posted Date:  December 22,  2017

Closing Date:  January 22, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.


TENANT COMPANION – Casual

Lions Housing Centres is accepting applications for an experienced Casual Tenant Companion

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Experience in long term care settings an asset.
  • Supportive Housing experience preferred.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Organizational abilities, with a particular emphasis on time management.
  • Good interpersonal skills and an expressed willingness to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • A valid Food Handlers Certificate
  • Read, write and speak English

Duties include:

  • Directly providing support and supervision for residents, creating a safe and warm traditional home environment,
  • Assisting residents with personal care. This includes moderate housekeeping, laundry, medication reminders, meal preparation and clean up,
  • Regular communication with families,
  • Providing daily social, physical, and recreational activities for the residents, and
  • Attending staff meetings and educational sessions (particularly in the area of Alzheimer and dementia care).

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1-year quantity food service kitchen experience
  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Valid Food Handlers Certificate
  • Long term care facility experience
  • Ability to push food carts (20 to 50 pounds)
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions properly
  • Ability to read, write and speak English

Posted Date:  April 20, 2018

Closing Date:  April 30, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.


CALL FOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEMBERS FOR LIONS HOUSING CENTRES

Lions Housing Centres (“LHC”) is comprised of four facilities:  Lions Manor, Lions Place, Lions View and Lions Personal Care Centre.  We provide affordable housing to 55+ seniors, adult day club programs, supportive housing and a personal care home.  LHC’s mission is to serve the evolving needs of seniors, families and the community through specifically designed facilities, personalized services and quality programs.  Our programs and services are currently being provided to more than 1,000 adults.

Our Board of Directors and staff team is dedicated to effective and efficient operations, continuous improvement, capacity-building, collaboration and financial stewardship.  Many of our Board members are Lions Club of Winnipeg members whose motto is “We Serve” which they have been doing for over 50 years as a non-profit service agency.  Our Board is committed to upholding a reputation of excellence.

In the next few years LHC will embark on many new projects which include:  upgrading and refreshing Lions Place, renovating the three remaining floors of Lions Manor South Tower, and designing and implementing new build designs and uses for our vacant land.  These are just a few of the exciting projects.

In order to help achieve our strategic goals, LHC is seeking qualified candidates for our Board of Directors.

LHC is currently governed by 11 persons from the both the community and the Lions Club of Winnipeg who volunteer in the role of Board Directors.  Elected members will begin their term at the Annual General Meeting which is scheduled to take place in June 2017.  Board Directors will serve approximately 2-3 hours monthly at Board meetings (held the first Tuesday of the month) and 2-3 hours on committees of the Board (if applicable).

The Nominating Committee welcomes expressions of interest from persons working or living in Winnipeg, who share an interest and commitment in supporting older adults to live in wellness and dignity and want to contribute on a volunteer basis to our organization.

Interested candidates may obtain an application from www.lhc.ca/careers.  Please forward the completed application with a cover letter and resume to careers@lhc.ca with the subject line “Board of Directors Application”.

To learn more about our organization, please visit us at www.lhc.ca

Thank you for your interest in Lions Housing Centres!

Reposted Date:  November 28, 2017


Contact Us

Human Resources
Lions Housing Centres
320 Sherbrook St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 2W6
Phone: (204) 784-1240
Fax: (204) 784-1241