Job Posting 98165

HPP Program Coordinator
Chimo Community Services
Thompson & Okanagan
closed 11 days ago (Thu, 30 Nov)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $28.32 - $32.51

Position Title:                     HPP Program Coordinator


Posting Date:                      November 14, 2023


Closing Date:                      November 30, 2023


Starting Date:                      ASAP


Hours of Work:                   35 hours/week; Flexible hours, including evenings and weekends. (Temporary Full Time, Covering Maternity Leave up to a Year.)


Classification:                     Integrated Program Coordinator 1 and Community Support Worker, Grid Level 12


Wage range:                        $28.32 - $32.51


Reports to:                           Senior Manager of Housing





This position provides information and support to people, in identified risk groups, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise volunteer advocates.
  • Assess clients’ suitability to the program and clients’ needs.
  • Assist clients with personal goals, and connecting them to secure, stable accommodation.
  • Connect clients with community-based support services that address their immediate needs.
  • Recognize potential crisis situations, analyze, and develop strategies to such situations.
  • Help clients remain housed and live independently.
  • Develop partnerships and liaise with other agencies, professionals, and the community.
  • Build and maintain relationships with landlords and provide supports where appropriate.
  • Maintain a case management system.
  • Assist in program reporting, planning, development, evaluation.
  • Promote public awareness of the program, participate in community speaking engagements, and participate in community advisory tables.
  • Perform other related duties, as directed by Supervisor.
  • Meeting clients in the community (Richmond, Ladner and Tsawwassen) sometimes on short notice to develop Action Plans.




  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in direct program delivery, preferably in the community social services sector.
  • BC Housing Experience (sector relevant)
  • Diploma in social services related field.
  • Knowledge of mental health issues & legislation pertaining to alcohol and drug issues, child protection issues, and issues related to poverty and landlord/ tenant’s acts.
  • Experience with at-risk or homeless individuals and families.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences and commitment to the value of cultural competency.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with staff, volunteers, and community organizations.
  • Satisfactory completion of a Criminal Record Search is a requirement of this position.
  • Use of own vehicle and valid BC driver’s license.

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