Job Opportunities

Support Workers and Program Workers for Permanent Supportive Housing Program - Part Time/Casual

We are seeking strong individuals with interpersonal and organizational skills. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing program and participant supports for a site-based, congregate Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) site located in downtown Medicine Hat. This will include supporting participants in their housing under a Housing First model, maintaining positive community relations and a positive profile within the surrounding neighborhood and incorporating harm reduction principles and practices. The successful candidate will, at a minimum, have the following attributes:
• Sensitivity to the dignity of all citizens, housed or homeless
• Knowledge of and experience working with vulnerable populations
• Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
• Knowledge of Medicine Hat’s Plan to End Homelessness and the Provincial 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness.

All applicants must have or be working towards a diploma or degree in a human service discipline and/or 3-5 years of directly related experience. The successful applicant should have a valid certificate in ASIST, valid First Aid certificate, and provide a satisfactory Child Welfare Intervention Record Check and Police Information Check. A more detailed job description of the position is available by request. Further job-related training will be provided.

We are looking to fill part-time and casual positions consisting of evenings, overnights and weekends. Wages will be based on education and experience ($17.00 - $22.00/hour).

Please submit a letter of application and resume to:
Housing First Team Leader
Canadian Mental Health Association – ASER
#204 – 1865 Dunmore Rd. SE
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z8
Fax (403) 504-2542 or email:

Only applicants granted an interview will be contacted. All others are thanked for their interest.

Team Leader - Permanent Supportive Housing Program

Team Leader

1 Full Time (40 hrs/week)

The Team Leader is responsible for coordinating and supervising the programming activities of the CMHA Alberta Southeast Region Permanent Supportive Housing Program and support staff.

Applicants must possess an undergraduate degree in a human services discipline with 3-5 years of directly related experience (combinations of education and experience may be considered), a certificate in ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) and training in Mental Health First Aid or a relevant mental health background. In addition, applicants must have excellent knowledge of resources in the community of Medicine Hat, exceptional communication (oral and written) and facilitation skills, excellent crisis management skills and computer proficiency. The successful applicant will be responsible for involve mentoring, coaching and supervising PSH Support workers as they provide support services to service participants and creating and maintaining a schedule for support staff and on call.

The full time position will be 40 hours per week and some after hours on call as scheduled. Shifts will mainly be 12-8PM. Salary is based on education and experience.

Please submit letter of application and resume before March 15, 2019 to:

Canadian Mental Health Association – Alberta Southeast Region

#204 – 1865 Dunmore Rd. SE

Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z8


Only applicants granted interviews will be contacted. All others are thanked for their interest.