Job Title: Housing Placement Worker
Status: Casual, On-Call
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: October 15, 2022
Program: Hotel to Homes, Surrey
Hourly Rate: $22.43
Schedule: Varies – Evenings, Overnights & Weekends
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.
We are recruiting for a casual, on-call, Housing Placement Worker for our Hotel to Homes program. Located in Surrey, a response to increase demand due to COVID-19, homeless women, and those with children live in two hotels. 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 will 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 referral to service, advocacy, education, and crisis intervention.
This position requires a willingness to work with clients both in the shelter setting and, in the community, while adhering to rigorous Covid-19 Guidelines.
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