The Neighbour Centre Relief Staff

The Mustard Seed Calgary, AB

Do you have a heart for those experiencing homelessness? Would you love to use your skills and experience to support your community? Then we may have a position for you.  The Mustard Seed has a current opening for a Relief Staff for our Neighbour Centre(s).

At the Mustard Seed we are committed to growing community and collaborating with external agencies in the communities we serve. Reporting to the Program and Services Lead, The Neighbour Centre Relief Staff is responsible for supporting Neighbour Centre(s) while external partners facilitate programming and meetings in the space. The Relief Staff will support the Hub in the absence of the Community Advocate and provide additional presence at community events.   

Position Type: Casual
Reporting to: Programs and Services Lead
Location: Community Hubs within Calgary 


  • Support the day-to-day operations of The Neighbour Centre 
  • Open and close building for events and providing onsite presence 
  • Ensure safety guidelines and protocols are in place for those using building  
  • Support set up and take down during events and activities  
  • Support in basic advocacy needs as needed as required 
  • Support in community outreach through representation at school and community events 
  • Other duties as may be assigned 


  • Must have completed or be in the process of completing a degree in Human Services or Social Work  
  • Experience working with marginalized populations an asset   
  • Experience working with teams executing or implementing community initiatives  
  • Self directed and able to work independently with little to no supervision  
  • Police Check and Vulnerable Sector Check are required for this position
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license is an asset 


  • Some travel between sites may be required 
  • Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time 
  • Fast-paced work environment  
  • Good skills in Microsoft word and Excel  
  • This position requires flexibility to work evenings and weekends 
  • Minimal to moderate mental effort required to successfully accomplish the essential job functions such as providing information, resolving discrepancies, responding to highly intense situations. 


  • An Employment Background Check is required for all positions at The Mustard Seed
  • As The Mustard Seed is a Christian ministry, we require our employees to agree to respect and not detract from The Mustard Seed’s Employment Values during their employment at The Mustard Seed.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer 


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  • We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Mustard Seed reserves the right to amend job advertisements. No phone calls please.
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