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Housing Liaison

Calgary   |      August 09, 2017 12:00

Category:     BSW, MSW
Closing Date:     09/01/2017
Employer:     YWCA Calgary
Title:     Housing Liaison
Address:      2003 16 St SE
City:     Calgary
Date Posted:     08/09/2017
Salary:    
Summary:    

HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS…

 

HOUSING LIAISON, SHERIFF KING SHELTER

You’re known for exceptional people skills and the ability to work with everyone without judgement. You thrive on challenge and a mix of working independently and collaboratively. Your exceptional time, work flow and boundary management allows you to work efficiently with no one feeling like they’re a burden. You have a can do attitude and experience in getting results in human services realm. We still expect you to be human (a great one!) with a good sense of humour and perspective to keep yourself healthy and resilient.

 

WHAT MOVES YOU

  • Getting to bring both your compassionate, people side of yourself and the problem solving, get it done attitude to work
  • You thrive on making connections and leveraging relationships in Calgary’s rental market
  • Being collaborative and engaging with both clients,  co-workers  and community landlords to achieve housing plans
  • You’re energized by and believe in the power of human connections
  • Being a self-starter and unleashing your creative ideas to improve processes or approaches to achieve greater impact
Qualifications:     WHAT YOU’VE DONE
• Bachelor of Social work or equivalent in Human Services field
• Minimum 2 years’ experience working in the field of violence against women
• Demonstrate strong client centered support skills and a working knowledge of crisis intervention
• Strong computer literacy including MS Office Suite
Description:     WHAT YOU’LL DO
• Provide housing options and support women to help them to obtain their housing goals, based on a client centered approach
• Support women in their housing search by accompanying them to private viewings, advocating with landlords and local housing agencies
• Provide information about an/or referrals to appropriate community agencies and resources
Please forward your resume to:     If you want to work to change lives, we want to meet you.

Please check out our website for a full job description:
Competition Number: 2017070

www.ywcalgary.ca/work-with-us
Apply today with covering letter, salary expectations and resume to careers@ywcalgary.ca