House Manager

Facilities · Victoria, British Columbia
Department Facilities
Employment Type Casual
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation 25.56 per hour

Victoria Women’s Transition House (VWTH) is looking for a casual, on-call House Manager.

We are a non-profit charity, providing emergency shelter, counselling and support services for women of all ages, with or without children, fleeing from intimate partner violence and abuse. We are a vibrant, collaborative community looking for exceptional people to help us grow as we work towards our mission of ending intimate partner violence.


Job Summary

Oversees day-to-day operations of the physical plant of the Shelter.  Ensures that the Shelter is well maintained, clean and operating according to safety and health standards.  Ensures that food preparation is sufficient, nutritious, and meets health and safety standards.


    1. Responsible for purchase, delivery and monitoring and maintaining inventory of supplies including management of goods donations.
    2. Maintains inventory and ensures regular maintenance and replacement schedules are met.
    3. Plans and oversees all maintenance and repair projects for building and ground.  Liasises with property management firm, contractors, suppliers and independent workers.
    4. Facilitates weekly resident meeting to coordinate household chores for residents, ensures that preparation of meals is in compliance with safe food handling, health and safety standards
    5. Identifies in-house volunteer requirements and in consultation with the Volunteer Coordinator, plans, coordinates and oversees day-to-day volunteer activities.
    6. Provides day-to-day task assignment and oversight to the Housekeeper. 
    7. Conducts annual Building Safety Inspection and other routine safety and security procedures.  Updates staff and volunteers on issues of fire and general health and safety.  In partnership with the Health and Safety Committee, provides annual fire safety and earthquake training



    At least one year facilities management experience.  Certificates in Food Safe I and II.



    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Excellent  organization and time management skills. 
    • Facility with computers, including basic word processing simple spreadsheet, email.



    This position requires interacting with clients who may be in crisis.  Ability to multi-task efficiently and deal with facility-related emergencies is an ongoing expectation of this position.


    We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, while encompassing the principles of equity, inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from persons of color, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, people of all gender expressions and sexual orientations.


    If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please connect with our Human Resources Manager, at 250.592.2927 Ext. 224 for follow-up.


    It is with much respect to the Lkwungen and SENĆOŦEN speaking peoples of the W̱SÁNEĆ, Esquimalt, and Songhees Nations, on whose traditional territories the Victoria Women’s Transition House Society is located, that we make this acknowledgement with the expressed shared hope to live in communities free of intimate partner violence.

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    • Location
      Victoria, British Columbia
    • Department
    • Employment Type
    • Minimum Experience
    • Compensation
      25.56 per hour