Position: Housing Placement Worker Type: Full-time Temporary
Program: Hotel to Home Posting #: 2307-HPW-210105
Location: Surrey Hourly Wage: $21.87
Schedule: Mon-Fri: 1200-2000 Closing Date: Open Until Filled
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver (EFry) is a charitable organization that supports women, girls and children at risk, involved in or affected by the justice system. Our programs work to break the cycle of poverty, addiction, mental illness, homelessness and crime.
Located in Surrey, as a response to increased demand due to COVID-19, homeless women, and those with children live in two hotels. Double staffing is provided around the clock to provide women with assistance and support to make plans to address their immediate needs and housing plans. Staff provide women with service navigation and community linkages to address their identified needs.
The Housing Placement Worker seeks to provide housing-focused case management, housing readiness, accessing housing assistance programs and permanent housing placement support to clients. Provide supportive services to assist individuals and families to live independently and achieve housing and stability. This will include referrals, advocacy, escorts, education, service referrals and crisis intervention.
This requires a sound understanding of case management, navigating complex systems and a conduct of housing assessment.
This position requires a current driver’s license and willingness to work in the community with clients and using stringent Covid-19 Guidelines will find transportation for clients, meet clients in their home or local public setting and will work with clients to find and secure housing.
EFry actively promotes a program of equity and equal opportunity to ensure equal access to employment opportunity for all persons.
Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume.
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