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Job Number:  38616
2017-070 Employment Navigator
Job Posted: Tuesday, 3 October 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 16 October 2017
(7 days ago)
Open Door Group
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: 21.53 Hourly

Case Manager

Job Code 2017-070

     1.0 FTE




Location:                    Vancouver – DTES
Expectation of travel throughout the area.


Union:                          HSA - Community


Salary:            Grid 10, $21.53



Open Door Group


Open Door Group is a non-profit, social enterprise that operates on the fundamental belief that all British Columbians have the right and ability to succeed. Established in 1976, Open Door Group delivers a range of programs and services to help individuals prepare for, find and keep employment and/or develop meaningful connections in their communities.


Today, Open Door Group serves thousands of people per year in several communities throughout BC. The organization’s vision is Thriving Communities Embracing Diversity and Inclusion.



Job Summary:


The Case Manager will be responsible for supporting unique individuals in the DTES community who are facing significant challenges in life, to obtain meaningful community attachment and employment. You will be utilizing a flexible blend of engagement and discovery strategies to really get to know your clients and to understand their skills, interests, needs, and goals.

This position is a pilot project in partnership with the Lookout Society and the BC Centre for Employment Excellence and will be located at one of the Lookout's residences to provide one on one support to residents transitioning from homelessness.


Education, Training, and Experience

  • 2-3 years recent and relevant experience working with multi-barriered individuals, ideally within the DTES community.
  • Knowledge and understanding of effective case management and motivational interview strategies
  • Knowledge and understanding of the local labour market and employment skills development
  • Knowledge and understanding of mental illness and addiction
  • Diploma in Social Services or Psychology
  • An equivalent combination of skill and experience
  • Must have valid BC driver’s license and motor vehicle



Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
  • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others
  • Ability to operate related equipment
  • Ability to organize and prioritize
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients
  • Conflict Resolution Skills
  • Knowledge of local labour market
  • Leadership and motivational skills


Hours of Work:             36 hours per week

Date Posted:                             October 2nd, 2017
Competition Closing Date:       October 9th, 2017

Starting Date:                           ASAP


Email applications must include “2017-070 Case Manager” in the subject line and submit Resume to: 



Thank you for your interest in joining the Open Door Group team.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.




How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit resume and cover letter as attachments via email.
Contact Details:
Leah Wall
Open Door Group
30th East 6th Ave
Vancouver , BC, V5T1J4

Tel: 250 434 9441

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