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Job Number:  38469
Housing Plus Caseworker
Job Posted: Wednesday, 27 September 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 18 October 2017
(5 days ago)
The Mustard Seed
Region: Calgary area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)

The Mustard Seed is a Christian humanitarian organization whose vision is to build community, grow hope and support change. Intentionally following Jesus Christ and partnering with the community, The Mustard Seed combats the root causes of poverty in Alberta and works to create positive, lasting change in the lives of those we serve. The Mustard Seed provides basic services - food, clothing and housing, and support services – education and employment, to those living in poverty within Alberta.



The Mustard Seed Society is committed to helping people who are experiencing homelessness and poverty, transition toward, and maintain sustainable housing.

Reporting to the Housing Plus Program Supervisor, the Housing Plus Caseworker provides client-centered care, landlord support and community referrals. They will assist clients in goal setting and enhancing life skills, which help to move them towards sustainability independence.




  • Meet with clients on an on-going basis through home visits
  • Advocate on behalf of clients
  • Actively connect clients with internal and community supports
  • Assist clients with moving
  • Ensure clients are placed in sustainable housing
  • Develop case notes and HMIS reports in a timely manner
  • Life skills coaching focusing on budgeting, nutrition, employment and other areas as determined by the client
  • Initiate multi-disciplinary case meetings as required
  • Work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Providing crisis intervention, as necessary
  • On-call shifts are required



  • Degree in related field plus 2 years relevant work experience
  • Working with vulnerable populations would be considered an asset
  • Capable of working within a multidisciplinary team
  • Must be ability to work independently
  • Intermediate skill level in Microsoft Office Programs (i.e., Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.)
  • Experience with HMIS or ETO would be considered an asset
  • Experience writing case notes
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Outstanding written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Calgary’s community (mental) health resources, and adept in navigating those systems
  • Valid Driver’s License (Class 5)
  • Must have reliable vehicle with a minimum of $2,000,000 liability insurance



  • This is a full time contract position (4 Months) with a varied schedule, including weekends and evenings
  • This is a mobile position and On-call shifts are required
  • Moderate lifting required
  • Working in and amongst a diverse group of individuals
  • Fast paced and demanding work environment
  • Employment Security Check is required
  • As The Mustard Seed is a Christian ministry, we require our employees to be in agreement and to sign our statement of faith
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer


Start date: Immediate

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.


Apply online using our Position Application Form on our Careers page. (https://themustardseedhr.wufoo.eu/forms/position-application-form/)


Privacy Policy: The Mustard Seed follows the principles of privacy therefore the privacy policy will be adhered to. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  The Mustard Seed reserves the right to amend job advertisements. No phone calls please.

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Apply online using our Position Application Form on our Careers page. (https://themustardseedhr.wufoo.eu/forms/position-application-form/)
Contact Details:
Human Resources
The Mustard Seed
102 11 Ave SE
Calgary, AB, T2G 0X5
www:   theseed.ca/careers

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