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Date Posted:
Sep 11, 2017

Closing Date:
Sep 22, 2017

Job Status:
Part-Time Seasonal/Contract contract until December 29, 2017 – with possibility of extension

Industry:
Other

Hours per Week:
28

How to Apply:
Please submit resume and cover letter by 4:30pm, Friday, September 22, 2017 to: Program Coordinator, Community Services YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce 1450 1st Ave. West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 6W2 or email to: employmentservices@ymcaowensound.on.ca

Housing Stability Worker

YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES: Through a case management role, provide on-going assistance to clients to support housing retention. Work closely with other organizations to coordinate supports to assist with housing stability. Liaise with landlords and room providers to secure and maintain both temporary and permanent housing options throughout Grey and Bruce Counties. Coordinate emergency housing supports for individuals and families who are in crisis;

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in working with street involved people
  • Knowledge of area supports and services
  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in Social Services or related discipline
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Self-motivated, a strong team player
  • Works independently with minimal supervision and is disciplined in setting priorities and outcomes
  • Minimum Class G Driver’s License; able to travel throughout Grey and Bruce Counties; must have own vehicle
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Police Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Check issued no later than 90 days preceding start date

 

LOCATION – Owen Sound office (Travel throughout Grey & Bruce Counties)

HOURS: 28 hours per week

WAGE RANGE: Commensurate with education and experience

Please submit resume and cover letter by 4:30pm, Friday, September 22, 2017 to:

Program Coordinator, Community Services

YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce

1450 1st Ave. West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 6W2 or email to:

employmentservices@ymcaowensound.on.ca

 

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our Association.  We are committed to an environment that is barrier free.  If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please inform us in advance to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation.

Work Site Location:

Owen Sound

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