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FT Housing Support Worker (Mississauga)

Mississauga, ON, Canada Req #97
Friday, October 15, 2021

FT Housing Support Worker   
Mississauga, ON
 
Closing Date for Applications: November 5, 2021

About Indwell:  We are a Christian not-for-profit charity that creates affordable housing communities and supportive programs to people seeking health, wellness, and belonging.  Founded in 1974, we continue to grow and thrive to build high quality energy efficient housing and inclusive living, uplifting our society.  Our belief is that every employee is a leader contributing to transform lives through HOPE and HOMES.  Being a part of our amazing team you will be fulfilled working together with others who are genuinely invested in Indwell's mission to serve people impacted by poverty and homelessness.   

What our Tenants say:  

  • "The welcoming you get when you walkthrough the doors, from tenants to staff. They're always checking on you."
  • "Living at Indwell has been teaching me to do things and taught me how to get along with better people, be better people and trust people and let people do and say what they want."
  • "An affordable rent.  It’s huge, it’s huge. I means I can eat properly.And that affects my physical and mental health, so that is huge."

To learn more, go to: indwell.ca/our-model/

 
 


Position Description: As a member of an interdisciplinary team you will promote housing stability and support the treatment, rehabilitation, and care for our tenants.  This is a specialized housing program for those who have experienced long term housing instability and/or long stay hospitalizations.  

    

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week.  Including minimum one evening a week and one weekend a month with flexibility needed to meet program needs.  Participation in the on-call schedule rotation is required. 

 

Duties for this position include: 

  • Providing direct and indirect support to individuals 
  • Helping individuals connect to community resources and supports
  • Reinforcing individuals’ life skills, spirituality, and social and community skills
  • Supporting individuals to achieve their goals while encouraging independence and recovery
  • Planning and facilitating programs
  • Supporting volunteers
  • Assisting with admission and orientation of new tenants
  • Rent collection and other landlord responsibilities
  • Maintaining a safe and healthy environment
  • Coordinating with Facilities any work orders for building and apartment maintenance
     

Qualifications:  Experience working with individuals with serious mental illness, addictions or other special needs.  Demonstrating a warm, sensitive and caring approach, the ability to work independently, be flexible, organized, responsible, and take initiative. Must have strong problem solving skills, be able to maintain good interpersonal relationships and have a genuine interest in supporting people living with mental illness. A knowledge of local community resources and support systems and landlord-tenant relations is beneficial. 

 

Education/Experience:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, and related experience. 

Requirement: Indwell is required to request evidence of Full Covid-19 vaccination as a health provider as per the directive of the Medical Officer of Health of Ontario.

Salary: 42,600-48, 300 K annual salary based on education and experience. Indwell offers a competitive benefits package and RRSP contribution. 
 

To Apply: Please apply with cover letter and resume to our website: www.indwell.ca/careers/. We thank all applicants; however, only applicants that are being considered will be contacted. 
 

Personal information submitted will be used only for employment opportunities within Indwell in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act. 
 

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Indwell’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. 

Indwell exists to provide hope and homes for all. Our supports, services, and employment are open to people from every creed, race, ethnicity, sex, ability, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Indwell’s leadership are motivated by the example of Jesus Christ as reflected in Indwell’s statement of faith. Indwell engages with diverse communities; we actively identify and remove barriers that prevent people from accessing and participating in our services and organization.

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