APRIL 1, 2021| EXTERNAL and INTERNAL JOB POSTING
Position: Benefits Advocate - Full Time
Location: Newton Resource Center
Hours: 35 hours/week, Temporary for one year
We are looking for a Benefits Advocate to join our Sources Advocacy Programs team! This individual must be eager, motivated, and organised!
Sources is a community-based non-profit organization that has been providing help, encouragement, and hope for individuals and families in White Rock, Surrey, Delta, Langley, and Prince George for 40 years. We serve 40,000 individuals yearly and that is all owing to our dedicated team. We provide services such as food banks, counselling, employment services, and community living programs. At Sources we value respect and collaboration as we are all striving to promote the same mission—social wellness for our community.
Sources Newton Resource Centre
The Newton Resource Centre offers a variety of services for individuals who a living in poverty including those who are homeless. These programs focus on supporting individuals to obtain and maintain essential income and living resources including income assistance, other government benefits, and affordable rental housing. Our Housing Support Services assist individuals who are homeless and at imminent risk of homelessness. This team works collaboratively to address the unique and complex needs of each individual as well as works in partnership with other service providers in the community to address the needs of this target population.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
This position requires an experienced individual to provide comprehensive housing loss prevention and legal advocacy services in the areas of income assistance, provincial disability benefits, residential tenancy, and federal income security programs. The worker will provide support, information, and referral, written communications on behalf of the client; mediates and negotiates with government agencies and landlords.
START DATE: ASAP
Closing Date: April 9 , 2021. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by April 12th, 2021 or earlier
How to apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to Tatiana Belyaeva (Manager, Advocacy services) at . Thank you.
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