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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Only applicants granted an interview will be contacted. All others are thanked for their interest.