Part Time Housing Support Worker
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Our Mission: Indwell is a Christian charity that creates affordable housing communities that support people seeking health, wellness and belonging.
Job Summary: The Housing Support Worker promotes housing stability and supporting health, wellness and community belonging. They will participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team supporting the treatment, rehabilitation, and care for individuals within the program. This is a specialized housing program serving individuals who have experienced long term housing instability and/or long stay hospitalizations.
Hours of Work: Part time; weekdays, including weekends, public holidays, and evenings. Hours worked to be scheduled as required by program needs.
Duties For This Position Include:
- Working as part of an inter-disciplinary team to provide direct and indirect support to individuals.
- Supporting individuals with activities of daily living.
- Helping individuals connect to community resources and supports.
- Reinforcing individuals' life skills, spirituality, and social and community skills.
- Planning and facilitating programs.
- Supporting volunteers. Assisting with admission and orientation of new tenants.
- Rent collection and other landlord responsibilities.
- Supporting individuals to achieve their goals while encouraging independence and recovery.
- Maintaining a safe and healthy environment.
Personal information submitted will be used only for employment opportunities within Indwell in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act.
Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Indwell's Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
Indwell exists to provide hope and homes for all. Its supports and services are open to people from every creed, race, ethnicity, sex, ability, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Indwell engages with diverse communities: we actively identify and remove barriers that prevent people from accessing and participating in our services.
The successful candidate will have experience working with individuals with serious mental illness, addictions or other special needs. The successful candidate should demonstrate a warm, sensitive and caring approach, the ability to work on a team and independently, be flexible, organized, responsible, and take initiative. Must have strong problem-solving skills, be able to maintain good interpersonal relationships and have a genuine interest in supporting people living with mental illness. A knowledge of local community resources and support systems and landlord-tenant relations is beneficial.
Education/Experience: Post-secondary education and related experience.
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