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Community Relations Worker – Housing Stability

  • Full Time
  • Parry Sosund
  • Closing date: May 29, 2022

District of Parry Sound

Full-time Contract – 35 Hours / Week, ending March 31, 2023

Location – East Parry Sound

Responsibilities
The Community Relations Worker (CRW) provides assistance and referral services to individuals and landlords in the community in response to issues and needs. The CRW monitors the extent of
homelessness in the District and seeks housing solutions for all those on the housing continuum. The CRW records statistics and advises the organization on homelessness issues. The CRW provides a continuum of supports and services to women and their dependents who have experienced abuse, and survivors of human trafficking.

Qualifications
• Successful completion of a post-secondary diploma in the area of Social Services and/or Human Services field or an equivalent combination of education, training and program related experience
• Good knowledge of resources available in the community
• Thorough knowledge of all relevant and current legislation pertaining to the Housing Department and the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act
• 3 years related experience
• Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills
• Ability to perform all duties in a tactful and professional manner
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and produce measurable results within a time limited program
• Ability to perform in a fast-paced team environment, moving between tasks continuously and carrying out multiple duties and responsibilities at the same time
• Skillful knowledge of computer operations
• Experience working within the Social Assistance Management System (SAMS), considered an asset
• Ability to travel throughout the District as required

Rate of Pay: $25.58 / hour (as per Collective Agreement), plus 4% vacation pay

Please submit cover letter & resume referencing job ID 22U-26 by May 29, 2022
Attn: Danielle Villeneuve, CHRP
Manager of Human Resources
1 Beechwood Drive, Parry Sound, ON P2A 1J2
Fax: (705) 751-5370, Email: jobs@psdssab.org

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however only those receiving an interview will be contacted. Upon request by the applicant, accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process.

Date Posted: May 11th, 2022

The DSSAB is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, please advise the HR department accordingly.
The DSSAB actively seeks candidates from First Nations, Métis and Inuit, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, women, and people with disabilities. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.

How to Apply: Submit Cover Letter and Resume – email

Advertise Until:
May 29, 2022

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@psdssab.org

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