Alberta College of Social Workers

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




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.



  • 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
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