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Title: Seniors Housing Outreach Worker
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm, 37.5 hours per week
Rate of Pay: Hourly range is $20-23/hour. A competitive benefits package is included after probation.
Seniors Services Society of BC is a non-profit agency located in New Westminster, B.C. which provides support services for seniors in New Westminster to live independently, as well as outreach services for seniors in housing crisis across Metro Vancouver.
Within the vision and mission statements of the Society, reporting to the Housing Services Supervisor, the Seniors Housing Outreach Worker will be responsible for maintaining a caseload of homeless and at-risk seniors to attain and/or maintain appropriate housing and services to support their long-term well-being.
KEY WORK OBJECTIVES:
Minimum three (3) years experience working finding housing for those who are homeless, living with mental illness and/or addiction
Other knowledge, skills, and abilities:
We are seeking a confident, skilled and self-directed, Seniors Housing Outreach Worker who, using their own vehicle, can immediately take on a caseload of homeless and at-risk seniors and find them appropriate housing within Metro Vancouver.
The successful applicant will be a motivated individual who can work under minimum supervision. They must be a team player, able to build positive relationships with co-workers, volunteers, clients, housing providers, and community stakeholders. Thorough knowledge of government and community resources and programs for seniors and those defined as, ‘hard to house’ a definite asset. The applicant will be a creative problem solver who can work under stress and remain calm under tight timelines. She or he will be a highly organized individual who is detail oriented.
Please submit your resume and cover letter via fax or e-mail only. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. OPEN UNTIL FILLED.