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Housing Worker – Permanent Part Time

COMPETITION NO. 17-127

POSITION: Housing Worker – Permanent Part Time
CURRENT LOCATION: Housing First – Surrey (Newton)
CURRENT HOURS: 28 hr/wk (9:00am-4:30pm)
POSITION SUMMARY: This position delivers housing placement services.  Works with clients in obtaining housing, then supports the clients in achieving their housing stabilization plans.  Provides support through crisis, potential challenges with landlords.  Provides written communications on behalf of the client, accompaniment to meetings, suite viewings and other stabilization advancement appointments to ensure follow-through happens.  Ensures access to all pertinent services and encourages development of support networks.  Provides support for clients to develop life skills and accessing volunteer and employment opportunities.  Promotes relationships with project partners, community, other human serving organizations and general public.  Attends to administrative and reporting requirements.
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum 2 years post-secondary education or equivalent experience in related field
• Knowledge of local community resources
• An awareness and understanding of poverty and homelessness related issues
• Experience and understanding providing Housing First services preferred
• Criminal Record check required

START DATE: As soon as possible
SALARY: $20.00-$22.00 per hour
CLOSING DATE: November 8, 2017
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
SORAYA VANBUSKIRK  jobpostingsadvocacy@gmail.com