Job Opportunities

Our people are the heart of our success.

We’re committed to embedding inclusion into everything we do. From celebrating our people, to improving our participant's experience, to supporting our community, we are on a journey to build a more inclusive future for all those we serve.

Why Work With Us

Everyday, our dedicated team works hard to make sure that everyone who comes through our doors is treated with compassion, dignity, and respect.

Our mission is to offer support and encouragement to people who are marginalized because of mental health, disabilities, substance abuse, poverty, or homelessness, it’s our job to increase their level of self-sufficiency by providing opportunities. 

We invite you to visit our job listings page regularly to see if there’s a role that’s right for you.

Current Job Opportunities

  • Art Facilitator (Part-Time) - [Click Here For Details]  - Responsible for conducting the Art Me Up program within the Resource Drop-In Centre. Their role is to support and facilitate artists in realizing their artistic goals.
  • Food Program and Kitchen Lead - [Click Here for Details] - The Food Program and Kitchen Lead will ensure that the food program is responsive and geared towards providing nutritious foods to participants. Responsibilities will include: Develop and manage all food related program activities and events within SMUN. Oversee operation and maintenance of food program. Provide feedback and sign off on record for interns/ students within the food program/kitchen. Manage annual costs and budget for events and inventory. Directing day-to-day operations, food and menu preparation.
    • Applicants are invited to email a cover letter and resume to tbenjamin@startmeupniagara.ca with the subject line “Food Program and Kitchen Lead”.
  • Housing Case Manager - [Click Here for Details]Work directly with individuals to retain housing and assists with managing housing subsidies, moving costs, housing set up and rapid rehousing when necessary. Connecting individuals to community supports, including healthcare, mental health support, income maximization (taxes, benefits, and banking, etc.)
  • Employment Case Manager - [Click Here for Details] - Providing employment readiness supports and workplace skills training. This position has a variety of responsibilities.
    • Applicants are invited to email a cover letter and resume to tbenjamin@startmeupniagara.ca with the subject line “Employment Case Manager”.
  • Employment Team Lead - [Click Here for Details] - Supervise and work with a team of skilled Case Managers, provide program curriculum development and delivery. Oversee and track case load distribution amongst staff and maintain an ongoing evaluation process, including establishing outcome-based measurements and continuous quality improvement initiatives.
  • Shelter Worker - [Click Here for Details] - Shelter Worker provides support to guests who are facing challenges including poverty, mental health, addictions, abuse, and social isolation. Secure all shelter space by conducting timed checks within and around the building.
  • Human Resource Intern (Unpaid) - [Click Here for Details] - To be successful as an HR intern, you should keep abreast of the latest developments in labor legislation to determine how company HR policies may be affected. Ultimately, an outstanding HR intern should be detail-oriented and able to demonstrate excellent administrative and organizational skills.
    • Applicants are invited to email a cover letter and resume to tbenjamin@startmeupniagara.ca with the subject line “HR Intern Application”.

Submit Your Resume

Please complete and submit the form below to leave your resume on file with us. We strongly suggest checking our website for openings and SMUN cannot guarantee resumes submitted through our form will be paired up with current or future openings. 

Start Me Up Niagara, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services, and our community. Start Me Up Niagara is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
  • Start Me Up Niagara is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations within reason due to a disability or medical need are available on request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process.

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