Job Posting 77712

Community Coordinator - Oceanside Task Force On Homelessness (OTFH)
District 69 Society of Organized Services
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
Parksville
closed 10 days ago (Fri, 26 Nov)
full time - term / contract  •  Dependent on qualifications/experience

The Oceanside Task Force on Homelessness (OTFH) is a collaborative group of dedicated individuals and organizations addressing homelessness together. The OTFH was started by the City of Parksville in 2010 to address homelessness and issues related to homelessness in the local region. The Community Coordinator position is located at SOS and the Coordinator works closely with other local resources to support the homeless population.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the day-to-day operations of the OTFH, including administrative work, and community awareness and event coordination.
  • Works as a front-line staff in performing client intakes, assessments, referrals and advocacy.
  • Provides supports and supplies to homeless in accordance with the Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy federal contract.
  • Ensures that the goals and objectives of the Program are met and maintained.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of community-based programs and related provincial and community support service systems.
  • Combination of education, skills, and experience in the area of program development, coordination, research, and community liaison and development, preferably in the community-based human services sector.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence.

 

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week; Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Rate of Pay: Dependent on qualifications/experience

Employment Term: ASAP – July 31, 2022

Deadline: November 26, 2021

Note: Proof of full COVID-19 Vaccination status or valid legal exemption required.

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