Youth Transitional Housing Coordinator

Shawenim Abinoojii Inc. - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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JOB TITLE YOUTH TRANSITIONAL HOUSING COORDINATOR
COMPETITION # 2019-122
NATIONAL OCCUPATION CODE 4212
NUMBER OF POSITIONS 1
POSITION TYPE FULL-TIME (Some evenings and weekends may be required)
Shawenim Abinoojii Inc. is seeking a Youth Transitional Housing Coordinator to provide case management supports to 6 youth, aged 18-25 in and from CFS care, in the Memengoo transition home. This position requires someone compassionate to the experiences of youth ageing out of care.

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
Provide case management supports; complete intake, house orientations, goal setting, and life skills assessments with each youth
Conduct weekly meeting with tenants to implement and update goals; refer to and liaise with appropriate resources; collaborate with CFS workers where applicable
Document activities conducted on behalf of or with youth; provide written updates to program manager and CFS workers
Attend meetings and appointments with youth; advocate for resources when required
Develop programming calendars; coordinate or facilitate workshops and cultural activities
Intervene in crisis situations as they arise; ability to work with addictions, mental illness, and trauma required

QUALIFICATIONS:
Completion of post-secondary education in the Human Services field; a combination of education and work experience will be considered;
Training in social services considered an asset; NVCI, ASIST and First Aid/CPR
Experience working with youth involved in Child Welfare and ageing out of care; lived experience a definite asset
Strong time management skills; ability to prioritize tasks
Strong verbal and written communication skills; excellent documentation skills
Excellent knowledge of community resources; knowledge of systems such as CFS, EIA
Experience and knowledge in Indigenous approaches to wellness
Must possess a valid class 5 Manitoba driver's license and have access to a vehicle
All employees are subject to a criminal record check including vulnerable sector search, child and adult abuse registry check, and prior contact check