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At Sources, we believe that the workforce is a vital resource that contributes to social wellness for our community.  We also know that the skill of our workforce is the foundation of a healthy and vibrant economy in our community and beyond.


APRIL 14, 2014 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING

COMPETITION NO. 14-24

POSITION: Poverty Law Advocate –  Temporary Full-Time Summer Student Position
CURRENT LOCATION: Poverty Law Program – Surrey (Newton)
CURRENT HOURS: 40 hr/wk
POSITION SUMMARY:
This position provides comprehensive advocacy services to marginalized individuals and families of low or no income for income assistance and to maintain tenancy.  Provides assistance and representation through administration hearing processes. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Minimum two years post-secondary education in related field
•    A minimum of 2 years’ experience in income support programs advocacy, and an understanding of applicable legislation and analytical ability and the ability to negotiate and mediate on behalf of clients with government agents and landlords
•    Excellent interpersonal skills, including verbal and written skills, team oriented and exercises good judgment
•    Self-motivated with well-developed planning, organizing, time management, problem solving and decision making skills essential
•    Knowledge of local community resources and an awareness and understanding of poverty  related issues
•    May be required to work the occasional weekend or evening
•    Criminal Record check required

START DATE: After May 1, 2014
END DATE: 14 weeks from start date
SALARY: $10.25 per hour
CLOSING DATE: April 23, 2014
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER, AND RESUME TO:
PROGRAM MANAGER, ADVOCACY PROGRAMS
jobpostingsadvocacy@gmail.com
Fax:  604-596-2319