Job Posting 64616

Homelessness Prevention Worker
Options Community Services Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Surrey, BC
closes in 8 days (Sat, 3 Oct)
full time  •  Competitive Wage

POSTING
HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION WORKER

Permanent Full Time (35 hours per week)

Monday to Friday - 9am until 5pm

(Hours may vary based on program needs)

Homelessness Services

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Skills, abilities and competencies that are considered assets in this position:

 Post-secondary education in social services or related field, or a combination of education and experience.

 First Aid Certificate required.

 Demonstrated experience working with people with complex needs, which could include mental illness and addictions.

 Demonstrated experience and competency working at the street level with marginalized people.

 Exhibit high degree of empathy.

 Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and data entry

 Excellent knowledge of community resources.

 Knowledge and experience in de-escalation (non-violent crisis intervention training).

 Must be sensitive to and respectful of cultural and lifestyle diversity.

 Ability to identify sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality.

 Unrestricted Class 5 Driver’s License and reliable vehicle.

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