JUNE 22, 2022| EXTERNAL/INTERNAL JOB POSTING
COMPETITION NO. 22-071
Position: Outreach & Housing Worker - Temporary ending March 31, 2023, this position may be extended with continued contract funding.
Location: Whiterock Food Bank
Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm
We are looking for an Outreach and Housing Worker to join our Sources Housing Support Services ! This individual must be able to work independently, have a strong sense of social justice, and be able to work from a solution focused approach.
SOURCES is a community-based non-profit organization that has been providing support, encouragement, and hope for individuals and families in White Rock, Surrey, Delta, Langley, Prince George, and Parksville for 40 years. We serve 40,000 individuals yearly and that is all owing to our dedicated team. We welcome people of all genders, races, cultures, ethnicities and abilities. We strive to create more vibrant and resilient communities by offering support to children, youth, families, persons with disabilities, seniors, LGBTQ2S+ individuals, and others who are coping with isolation, addiction, mental illness, poverty, disability and conflict. We also support our communities through leadership, education and volunteerism.
SOURCES is also committed to learning about, celebrating and incorporating Indigenous knowledge into our practices as we continue our work in truth, reconciliation and resurgence.
We value diversity, respect and collaboration as we are all striving to promote the same mission—social wellness for our community.
Description of position
Reporting to the Housing Support Services Manager, the Outreach and Housing Worker position is a temporary employee of Sources Community Resources. This position ends March 31, 2023, may be extended with renewal of the funding contract regarding this position. This position provides direct one-to-one comprehensive outreach and housing services for people currently undergoing the experiencing of becoming un-housed, released from hospital or living in the community with challenging health concerns that create risk of homelessness, or are currently homeless. The Outreach and Housing Worker provides support through crisis, working with clients to manage crisis, strategize solutions and next steps in accessing resources, services, shelter, housing and supports to assist the clients in achieving their housing stabilization plans. Addresses challenges with landlords or other services that may be contributing to the crisis. Provides written communications on behalf of the client; negotiates and mediates for the clients. Ensures access to all pertinent services and encourages development of support networks; promotes community relations, partnerships with project partners, and other human serving organizations and general public. Service includes providing support, information, referral, completion of forms and applications with Income Assistance and disability benefits.
Start Date: This position starts as soon as possible
Salary: $25.00 per hour F
Benefits (if applicable):
Closing Date: July 8, 2022. Internal candidates will be contacted by July 8, 2022.
How to apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to Jay Blaschuk at
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