Housing Help Worker At Metro-Refugee Program [$25.57 Per Hour] - Toronto

Company: Homes First
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Location: Toronto, Canadá
Mission Statement: Homes First Society develops and provides affordable, stable housing and support services to break the cycle of homelessness for people with the fewest housing options.
Why Join Homes First
Our organization operates long- Term supportive housing sites, large- Cale emergency shelters, and essential support services all across the Greater Toronto Area. Over the last 40 years, the organization has provided homes and essential support services to more than 1,600 seniors, families, and single adults.
Salary is $49,860. 46 - $53,184. 49 annually for 37. 5 - 40 hours weekly.
Pension of between 6. 1% - 7. 1% from employer contributions.
Paid time off including: 5 days personal leave, 15 days sick leave, 10 days vacation in the first year which increases to 15 days in the second year, and increases continually every year up to a maximum of 34 days.
Room for professional growth in the organization which is the largest provider of homeless shelters in Toronto.
Hours of Work: 5 days per week, normally 9am to 5pm, with one evening per week and some flexibility required.
Location- 22 Metropolitan Road
Job Description:
As a Housing help Worker, you would aid clients in their housing by assessing and supporting their needs, and adhering to the mission statement, policies, and procedures of Homes First Society. Responsibilities involve:
Providing support to clients who are facing challenges including Poverty, Mental Health, Addictions, Abuse, and Social Isolation.
Providing support with basic Life Management Skills, such as Assertive Communication, Goal Setting, Working with Feedback, Conflict Resolution, Problem Solving, and Managing Change.
Assist and improve tenants Self Esteem while helping them access resources for health and well- Eing.
Demonstrated ability to work with individuals who present hoarding behaviors.
Use of Case Management as a tool to support residents in meeting their goals.
Working independently
and as part of a team.
Applying knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act.
Post- Econdary education or equivalent.
Several years of experience working with people who are homeless, under- Housed, and who are hard to house
Knowledge of tenant population, diversity issues, anti- Discrimination practices, and systemic reasons for homelessness.
Use of excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
Standard First Aid and CPR- C, with Certificates in Crisis Prevention and Intervention, would be an asset.
Ability to work evenings.
Demonstrated experience working with refugees and newcomers
Working in an environment where there may be smoke is required.
The successful applicant must provide a criminal record check that is satisfactory to Homes First Society
Homes First Society is an equal opportunity employer
Homes First is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier- Free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code- Rotected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known and we will work with you to meet your needs.
Covid- 19 Vaccination Policy
Please note, all candidates offered a position with Homes First from September 8, 2021 onward must be fully vaccinated and provide proof of their vaccination status as a condition of employment. Please note Homes First will comply with its human rights obligations and accommodate employees who are legally entitled to accommodation.

Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Permanent Job
Salary: CAD 49,860.46 - 53,184.49 Yearly
Positions available: 1

Minimal experience: Unspecified
Gender: Indistinct

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