• Full Time
  • Burnaby, BC
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Expires: 2017-05-05

Progressive Housing Society

Job Title: Housing & Outreach Manager
Report to: Executive Director Negotiable
Start Date: Negotiable

Description: The Housing Specialist manages and directs the Housing First services and Housing and Outreach staff of the Burnaby Housing and Outreach Program. The position’s purpose is to coordinate, implement and support the provision of Housing and support services to participating clients in program.

Responsibilities:
• Network and Liaise with other property management companies, landlords and direct owners to develop housing relationships
• Develop and maintain housing database of available housing stock
• Oversee property management issues directly relating to program participants and respond as necessary
• Secure tenant access and coordinate set up of new housing
• Negotiate and mediate tenancy issues with Support staff
• Follow-up with landlord/tenants re: housing repairs, concerns and complaints
• Supervises Support Service/Peer Support Coordinates
• Supervises volunteeres
• Facilitates and coordinates with our Nurse Practitioner and nursing staff for Medical Clinic
• Reviews and makes recommendations for budget and operational expenses to the Executive Director
• Coordinates and monitors referrals services to Care team practitioners
• Ensures all reports and required documentation is maintained
• Performs other related duties as directed

Qualifications:
• Patience, creativity, flexibility, compassion and sensitivity to persons with disabilities and underserved populations
• Minimum 3 years supervisory experience
• Minimum 5 years experience in Health, Social Services or Allied Health Sector
• Housing portfolio management experience preferred
• Excellent communication, negotiation and strong IT/computer skills
• OR – An equivilant combination of education, training, and experience relevant to the level of work
• A valid BC driver’s license and access to personal vehicle for business related pruposes
• Ability to work flexible hours; on call and some weekend response will be required

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday; 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. May be required to work evenings and weekends.

Please submit your resumes to: phshr@progressivehousing.net

Closing Date: May 5, 2017

To apply for this job email your details to phshr@progressivehousing.net

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