Association canadienne-française de l’Ontario, Conseil régional des Mille-Îles
Southern Frontenac Community Services Corporation
Published
April 3, 2019
Duration / Durée
Permanent
Salary / Salaire
To be determined
Hours / Heures
35 hours per week
Start Date / Date de rentrée
May 6, 2019
How to Apply / Comment appliquer
By Email/ Par courriel
Please Specify / Veuillez spécifier (e.g. info@acfomi.org)
david.townsend@sfcsc.ca
Advertised until / Annoncé jusqu'au
April 19, 2019
City / Ville
Kingston
Company Location (Other) / Emplacement de la compagnie (Autre)
Sydenham

Description

Homelessness Prevention Worker

 

This is a full time (35 hours weekly), permanent position to provide services to households and individuals who are at imminent risk of homelessness or who are currently without permanent housing.  Services are delivered throughout Frontenac County and the incumbent will work from offices located in Sydenham, Verona and Sharbot Lake, ON.

 

Duties:

The incumbent provides the full range of services offered through Prevention Diversion, Rapid Re-Housing and Housing First services.  The incumbent completes the screening, intake and assessment protocol for individuals and families experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless, provides diversion services and targeted prevention to resolve the immediate housing situation and refers to other organizations as appropriate.  The incumbent will provide outreach to engage people “living in the rough” to obtain housing assistance with a goal to end homelessness in Frontenac County. To view a more detailed job description, please go to www.sfcsc.ca/career-opportunities

Skills & Experience / Compétences & expérience

Requirements:
• SSW diploma or equivalent
• Knowledge of short term crisis intervention strategies and community resources
• Demonstrated experience in provision of prevention and targeted intervention strategies.
• Experience working in the housing sector.
• Awareness of the City of Kingston’s 10-year Municipal Housing and Homelessness Plan.
• Knowledge of Frontenac County.
• Must be willing to work from SFCSC offices in Sydenham, Verona and Sharbot Lake.
• Valid G driver’s licence and reliable vehicle.
• Current police records check.

Other Comments / Autres commentaires

Resumes with cover letter should be submitted to SFCSC, Attn: David Townsend, Box 43, Sydenham, K0H 2T0 by April 19, 2019 or via email to david.townsend@sfcsc.ca with Homelessness Prevention Worker in the subject line. We thank all applicants however only those receiving an interview will be contacted.