Position title
Housing Outreach Worker
Description

Are you a resource champion that is passionate about assisting community members in securing housing, health, and community services? Do you have an extensive background in working with individuals with harm reduction, person-centered, and strength-based approaches? Are you an expert in developing landlord and tenancy relationships with your knowledge of the Residential Tenancy Act?

What you bring to the team:
  • You bring 1+ years of related direct service work experience with marginalized, high-risk, and vulnerable people.
  • You possess a diploma in the area of Social Work, Human Services, Community Support Worker, or a related discipline.
  • You have a proven ability to practice relationship-based approaches.
  • You have extensive background and experience working with people requiring higher levels of support due to trauma, addictions, mental illness, and/or poverty.
  • You are able to put into practice harm reduction, person-centered, trauma-informed, strength-based, collaborative, and/or solution-focused principles.
  • You remain confident and calm when de-escalating crisis situations with individuals under the influence of drugs or alcohol, under extreme stress &/or struggling with acute/chronic mental health crises.
  • You have experience using evidence-based models of practice.
  • You are proficient and skilled with computer use and Microsoft office database entry and applications.
  • You are able to use your personal vehicle to visit different locations throughout the Edmonton area.

Important work you will do at e4c:
  • Promote e4c Intensive Case Management’s services to potential property management organizations or landlords.
  • Use intake, assessment, referral skills, and tools to assist in exploring strengths and barriers to obtaining housing.
  • Create goals and provide supports to persons served with their transitions in securing housing.
  • Assist in navigating and accessing the appropriate funding bodies and service referrals available for Albertans within the community.
  • Plan for successful program exit through support and warm transfer to Follow-up Support Workers.
  • Accompany and/or transport persons served to appointments, cultural events, and activities.
  • Develop and maintain a database of landlord contacts.
  • Collect and input data for reporting purposes.

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, e4c continues to take action to protect persons served and staff. Strategies related to e4c’s response to COVID-19 are driven by the guiding principle of taking all reasonable precautions and measures to protect the health and safety of both persons served and staff. In keeping with this intentional purpose, COVID-19 Full Vaccination is a condition of employment for all employees at e4c.  If an individual is unable to be vaccinated due to a protected ground as defined in the Alberta Human Rights Act, e4c will consider requests for a reasonable accommodation. Candidates seeking a reasonable accommodation on this basis will be required to provide relevant documentation in support of the request for a reasonable accommodation.

Employment Type
Full-time
Job Location
Edmonton
Working Hours
Monday to Friday
Salary and Benefits

Competitive Salary
Robust Benefits Package
RRSP Matching
3 Weeks Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Time
Professional Development Opportunities
Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

Date posted
September 9, 2021
Closing Date
October 8, 2021
Background Check Process & Requirements

Prior to successful employment with e4c, applicants are required to submit a Police Information Check and Intervention Record Check. Applicants seeking a front line role are required to submit a Vulnerable Sector Police Information Check. 

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Please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to careers@e4calberta.org.

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Position: Housing Outreach Worker

Thank you for submitting your application and for your interest in e4c. Due to the volume of applications we receive, only individuals who have been shortlisted will be contacted.