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Job Number:  38700
Housing Team Assistant (Contract)
Job Posted: Thursday, 5 October 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 18 October 2017
(5 days ago)
The Mustard Seed
Region: Calgary area Type: Contract - Part 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 Housing Team Assistant will assist the Housing Plus team in providing wrap supports to the clients within our program. The Housing Team Assistant will work as an integrated part of the Housing Plus team and be involved with in a variety of projects and support work



  • Providing client transportation to and from appointments
  • Assisting with client move-in’s, and move-out’s
  • Providing outer-agency referrals for clients
  • Complete food hamper pick-ups and deliveries for program clients
  • Provide support to case workers in completing other tasks as required



  • Understanding of mental health, poverty, homelessness and addictions issues 
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Outlook, Excel etc) 
  • Well developed skills in communication, conflict resolution and creative problemā€solving  
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills 
  • Good documentation skills and organizational ability 
  • Motivated self-starter able to work effectively on his/her own or within a team
  • Personal vehicle, insurance, valid class 5 driver’s license, and clean drivers abstract are required 
  • Assent to The Mustard Seed Statement of Faith 
  • First Aid/CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training would be an asset


  • This is a 6 months’ contract position
  • 3 shift per week (dates are negotiable), 4 hours per day
  • Will be very mobile doing onsite help
  • Ability to work within stressful situations
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • 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.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please visit our Careers page to apply online:
Contact Details:
Human Resources
The Mustard Seed
102 11 Ave SE
Calgary, AB, T2G 0X5
www:   theseed.ca/careers/

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