Housing Outreach & Support Worker – Casual

Jun 12, 2024 | Careers

Comox Valley Transition Society is recruiting for additional Casual Housing Outreach & Support Workers supporting The Lodge.

Under the supervision of the Homelessness Outreach Coordinator, the Housing Outreach Support Worker works as a member of a team to provide both outreach and onsite support, information, crisis intervention, access to food and basic necessities, and referrals to men, women and their children who are experiencing homelessness or are precariously housed, and due to their need to quarantine or isolate in pandemic conditions, have been provided with temporary supportive housing by CVTS or Island Health. Services are provided by phone and through physical distancing and other hygiene and sanitation protocols.

Education, Training and Experience

  • Relevant Diploma in human / social service field,
  • One-year recent related experience.
  • Valid Level I First Aid Certificate including CPR.
  • FoodSafe certification
  • Working knowledge of substance abuse issues, crisis intervention, outreach support.
  • Experience and/or training in de-escalation/conflict management
  • Current knowledge of Pandemic protocols and available community resources.

About This Position

Wage: Grid 11, Range $27.54 – $31.61 hourly.   

For full details and a list of qualificationsplease see the attached Job Description.

For further information or to apply with cover letter and resume, please contact us by email at hr@cvts.ca. 

This posting will remain open until filled. 

How to Apply

We kindly ask for no phone calls please.

Please send a brief cover letter and resume by email to hr@cvts.ca

All applicants will receive email notification of their application status. We thank all applicants for their interest in CVTS.