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Job Number:  34855
Disability Support Advocate
Job Posted: Tuesday, 9 May 2017
Closing Date: Tuesday, 23 May 2017
(7 days ago)
Sources Community Resources Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Surrey Salary: $15.85 per hour

MAY 9, 2017 | INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING
COMPETITION NO. 17-63
POSITION: Disability Support Advocate – Summer Student Position - Temporary
CURRENT LOCATION: Newton Resource Centre - Surrey
CURRENT HOURS: 35 hours/wk
POSITION SUMMARY:
This position provides comprehensive disability advocacy services to marginalized individuals of low or no income for disability related assistance. Provides assistance and representation through administration hearing processes.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Currently in a minimum two years post-secondary education program
• Meet the requirements of the Canada Summer Jobs Program
• A basic understanding of applying legislation, an analytical ability and the ability to negotiate and mediate on behalf of clients with landlords and government agencies
• 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 and homelessness related issues
• May be required to work the occasional weekend or evening

START DATE: Available now
END DATE: 9 weeks
SALARY: $15.85 per hour
CLOSING DATE: May 23, 2017
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER OUTLINING
YOUR QUALIFICATION AND INTEREST IN THE POSITION AND RESUME TO:
PROGRAM MANAGER, ADVOCACY PROGRAMS

 

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