Slide Careers and Volunteers


Looking for employment as a home support person?

The Kootenay Seniors Home Support Program aims to support seniors to stay at home for as long as possible, by providing light housekeeping and laundry services. All Home Support workers are screened for COVID-19 symptoms, criminal record check, and have their first aid certification. The fees for seniors are calculated on a sliding scale, according to income. Services are available from Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. statutory holidays excluded.

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Transportation Coordinator

Nelson CARES Society is a not-for-profit organization that provides programs and initiatives in advocacy, housing, employment support services, and environmental stewardship. The Kootenay Seniors Program is one of its programs that provides information, resources, and coordination of services for seniors.

Job Summary: The Kootenay Seniors Transportation Program is part of Nelson CARES Society’s Kootenay Seniors Program. This position is responsible for all aspects of this program and reports to the Kootenay Seniors Program Manager.


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Volunteer Driver Program – Increasing Mobility While Decreasing Isolation

  • Customized, low-cost transportation option for seniors in the West Kootenay
  • Medical and non-medical rides and/or deliveries 7 days/week
  • Rides and deliveries must be booked in advance, Monday to Friday through Kootenay Seniors
  • Delivery of groceries, prescriptions and other essentials

We are always looking for volunteer drivers with 3 years minimum driving experience and access to a clean, reliable vehicle. Criminal record check and drivers abstract will be done at no cost to you. We provide reimbursement for our drivers.

Call: 778.463.5247 or click EMAIL US to send an email!