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Job Number:  46402
Homeless Outreach Worker - Housing First
Job Posted: Thursday, 19 July 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 12 August 2018
(69 days ago)
Stepping Stone Community Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Langley Salary: $22.30 - $23.30/hour

Homeless Outreach Worker for Langley - Housing First

1 Full-time (35 hours per week)

 

Stepping Stone is hiring a full-time Outreach Worker to join the Homeless Outreach team. The Outreach Worker will engage with clients that have been identified as episodically or chronically homeless. Using a Housing First approach the Outreach Worker will provide case management planning, housing search, transition into housing and follow-up supports for clients for up to 24 months. This will require developing relationships with local landlords to find housing options and working closely with community groups in order to help people access supports and services. Must be mature and confident to work alone and as part of a team.

 

Compensation:  $22.30 to $23.30 per hour depending on qualifications and experience.

 

Requirements:

  • Flexible hours to include some evenings and weekends
  • Valid unrestricted Class 5 driver’s licence
  • Reliable vehicle
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Current First Aid and CPR 

Education and Experience:

  • Degree or Diploma in the Social Service field or a combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with people with complex needs including mental illness, substance use issues and homelessness
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal
  • Knowledge and understanding of a Housing First approach
  • Knowledgeable of community resources
  • Two years experience working directly with people who are marginalized

Closing date:  August 12, 2018

 

 Thank you in advance for your application. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please forward a cover letter and resume to Janet Burden, Executive Director by mail, email or fax. (No phone calls accepted.)
Contact Details:
Janet Burden, Executive Director
Stepping Stone Community Services Society
20101 Michaud Crescent, Langley, BC V3A 8L9
email:
fax: 604-530-3811


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