DATE September 7,2023| EXTERNAL/INTERNAL JOB POSTING
COMPETITION NO. 23-122
Position: Online Income Support and Tenancy Advocate
Location: Newton Resource Center
Hours: 35 h/week
We are looking for an Online Income Support and Tenancy Advocate to join our Sources Advocacy Programs team! This individual must be eager, motivated, organized, and responsible!
SOURCES is a community-based non-profit organization providing support and hope to communities in the Lower Mainland, on Vancouver Island, and across Northern BC. Sources strives to create vibrant and resilient communities through support to adults, children, youth, and families facing challenges in life such as mental health, disability, poverty, substance use, and conflict. We support our communities through leadership, education, and volunteerism.
Sources is committed to learning about, celebrating and incorporating Indigenous knowledge into our practices as we continue our work in truth and reconciliation. People of all races, cultures, ethnicities, LGBTQ2S+, and abilities are welcomed to work with us. We value diversity, respect, and collaboration as we promote our mission: social wellness for our community.
Description of position
Ask an Advocate program provides online advocacy support to organizations serving Metro Vancouver’s homeless (and at risk of homelessness) population. The website content and support focus on assisting individuals who have barriers to accessing basic living needs such as income, medical benefits, and affordable housing. Supports include short tutorials and an Income Support and Tenancy Advocate who is available to respond to questions by email and live chat. Online materials and support cover topics such as: how to deal with an eviction notice; how to prevent problems with your landlord; how to appeal when your benefits application is denied; and when/how to request a crisis supplement. In addition to the online tutorials, the program offers tenancy and income support training to staff and volunteers – Service providers working with the homeless and at-risk of homelessness population.
Program Specific Responsibilities:
Start Date: ASAP
Benefits (if applicable):
Closing Date: September 22, 2023.
How to apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to Tatiana Belyaeva, Advocacy Programs Manager at . Please include where you saw this job posting in your email. Thank you.
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