Current Opportunities

Housing Support Worker

 

Job Description

Dawn House Services and Housing for Women is a local charity supporting homeless and marginalized women. Dawn House provides supportive affordable permanent housing, transitional housing, advocacy, programs and services to support women living in poverty. The Housing Support Worker assists residents to address their issues with mental illness substance use, and physical health and life skills.

Job Summary
The Support Worker provides individualized support to Dawn House residents. Resident needs are assessed, a service pan is developed and the resident is referred to appropriate community resources. The service plan is flexible and resident-centred to meet the individual needs of each woman. The Support worker provides assistance in the following life domains: basic needs, daily living activities including maintenance of personal and communal space, physical and mental health, housing, finance management, building social relationships, education, and vocational goals. The Support Worker works with other team members to assist...

Housing Support Worker 6-Month Contract (Extension possible)

Start Date: September 14, 2020 (negotiable)
 

Job Description

Dawn House Services and Housing for Women is a local charity supporting homeless and marginalized women. Dawn House provides supportive affordable permanent housing, transitional housing, advocacy, programs and services to support women living in poverty. The Housing Support Worker assists residents to address their issues with mental illness substance use, and physical health and life skills.

Qualifications

Graduate of a post-secondary program focused on Social Services, Addiction and or Mental Health, concurrent disorders/co-occurring disorders and or social services. Ability to work within a non-judgemental environment cooperatively with other members of the supportive housing team. Ability to contribute to the development and maintenance of respectful and productive working relationships. First Aid/CPR Certification, a valid criminal reference check and intermediate...