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Employment and Internships

Join the great team of Le Chaînon and live a unique professional experience providing critical for women in difficulty.

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A dynamic organization located in the heart of the Plateau-Mont-Royal, Le Chaînon has more than 120 committed and involved employees dedicated to the success of its mission.

From maintenance staff to people in charge of coordinating housing or volunteers, including cooks, store clerks and a variety of other workers, we all work together to support Le Chaînon’s mission so that each woman who comes to us can have a roof over her head and access respectful and dignified support.

Working at Le Chaînon means pursuing your interests and passion amidst a dynamic team. Job opportunities span multiple areas:


  • Accommodation Services: assisting the women in need, coordination, welcome services, etc.
  • Food Services: coordination, kitchen help and assistance, etc.
  • Maintenance Services: maintenance, repairs, laundry, delivery, etc.
  • Administrative Services: accounting, human resources, secretarial work, etc.
  • Other: event planning, social media, partnership management, donation management, volunteer coordination, in-house activity planning, etc.


Joining the Le Chaînon team means :



  • Working in a healthy, supportive, inclusive and committed environment
  • The assurance of making a difference in the lives of hundreds of women each year
  • The opportunity to develop personally and professionally
  • Working in a warm environment in the heart of the Plateau-Mont-Royal, near the most beautiful terraces in Montreal and the Mount Royal mountain
  • Benefit from multiple advantages: 2 to 4 weeks of vacation per year (depending on the type of employment), group insurance offered at 50% by the employer, 10 public vacations per year, a generous bank of personal leave, training adapted to your sector of activity and much more!

Doing an internship at Le Chaînon

Le Chaînon welcomes interns throughout the year. We are happy to welcome you and help you in your learning process, according to your program of study.

Please send us your internship application including the objectives and contact information of your internship supervisor, a cover letter and your CV. We will evaluate your request and propose a program that corresponds to your needs. The number of interns that Le Chaînon welcomes is established according to our capacity to offer a quality internship that meets our respective needs.

As part of their student life, we invite future professionals to take part in an awareness-raising course at Le Chainon or at the store. This involvement is a unique occasion to familiarize themselves with the reality of the residents who seek shelter at Le Chainon and understand the daily impacts of employees and volunteers to help offer a new start to our residents.

Do not hesitate to contact us for more details.


Here are a few samples of internships:


Community Pharmacy


Retail and Customer Service


Social Work Training


Special education

Internship opportunities within the Foundation


The selection process

You can send us an updated CV and a motivation letter at any time! If your profile matches our needs, we will contact you for an interview to get to know you better.

Once the selection process completes, we’ll be able to tailor the role to your path. The training/on-boarding depends on the specific role and might range from days to weeks.

Job opportunities

We are always looking for talented individuals to join the great team at Le Chaînon, le Magasin Le Chaînon and la Fondation Le Chaînon. If an opportunity arises and your background matches our needs, someone from the human resources team will be happy to contact you.

Please indicate your availability and the position you are interested in.

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We look forward to meeting you!

Contact us now by email at benevolat@lechainon.org or by phone at 514 845 0151 and ask to speak to the Volunteers Coordinator. Join the Chainon Volunteers Group on Facebook!

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