Together, For Transformation

Here, community spirit permeates everything we do. We are driven by a shared vision to transform Montreal into a city where:

Everyone can get adequate, permanent housing.
Everyone has access to healthy food.
Loving and caring are more than just words – they reflect reality.

At Welcome Hall Mission, we embrace collaboration, creativity and innovation. We believe that each of us is capable of improving the quality of life of thousands of Montrealers. When you join us, you become an agent of positive change in your community and find a place where you can make a difference.

Did you know?

Our logo depicts the caring hands of Welcome Hall Mission offering assistance to those experiencing hardship. The hands symbolize shelter. The hands that feed. The loving hands that protect and support.

The logo is a proud symbol of our vision: Shelter. Food. Love.

 

A Place Where You Can Grow

Witnessing the transformation of people is not an uncommon thing here. Working every day with people with unique backgrounds is a privilege and a great source of inspiration and motivation for us all.

From intern to employee

Alex’s story

When I think about it, I realize that Welcome Hall Mission has been there at many stages of my life!

When I was in high school, I had the opportunity to visit Welcome Hall Mission. I learned about what the organization was doing in Montreal.

Following this experience, a friend told me they had been an employee of Welcome Hall Mission and strongly advised and encouraged me to work here.

As part of my studies, I had to do an internship in a community setting, so I had the chance to see Welcome Hall Mission in action. After seeing what goes on behind the scenes, I genuinely wanted to be part of the team. A job opportunity presented itself, and I evolved over the years from intern to maintenance worker to counsellor.

Many emergency sites had to deploy to help people experiencing homelessness with the health crisis. I was trusted and was allowed to perform in leadership roles as I continued to grow. I feel that I have learned so much and continue to learn day by day.

"I was trusted (…) I continue to grow here. I feel that I have learned so much and continue to learn day by day."

— Alex

From volunteer to employee

Gabriel’s story

As a trained chef in France, I soon realized that I was missing something in my role. I wanted a change in my life, and I came to Canada.

I discovered Welcome Hall Mission while I was studying theology. I met a classmate who worked at Welcome Hall Mission. During one conversation, he invited me to come and see the facilities and I accepted the invitation. That’s how I became a kitchen volunteer.

As a volunteer, I quickly saw how my talent could be used in a community setting. I understood how structured kitchen work could be a vehicle for positive change leading to social reintegration. The Welcome Hall Mission Micro Enterprise program grew from this idea. The program allows clients to learn kitchen trades in a loving and respectful environment.

In April 2014, after three years as a volunteer, I seized the opportunity to become chef of the Welcome Hall Mission kitchens. Since then, I have discovered a genuine appreciation for training others and how such know-how can transform lives.

From client to employee

Milena’s story

I arrived as the Covid-19 pandemic was hitting Quebec. As a newcomer to Canada, I received food support from Welcome Hall Mission and quickly realized the extent of the crisis we were all facing.

Seeing the many Montrealers who found themselves in difficulty overnight, I wanted to help with food distribution. I understood the importance of this support, being a client myself. That’s how I became a volunteer here. For months on end, rain or shine, I worked to help further Welcome Hall Mission’s aid and support operations.

Being a job seeker, I spoke up and made myself known in hopes of job opportunities becoming available internally. That’s how I got my foot in the door of the Quebec job market.

For two years now, I have worked for an organization that truly represents me and has stood by me through hard times. Welcome Hall Mission recognized my experience and knowledge and helped me join the Quebec job market. It was a tremendous professional opportunity that will help me in my future in Quebec.

Are you interested?

Come transform Montréal with us!

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Do you have any questions?

Please email us at cv@missionba.com
A member of the Human Resources team will be happy to answer you.
If you would like to talk to someone in person, give us a call at 514-523-5288 ext. 388.

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