Reaching Home Worker

Deadline Date: 2020/02/21

The Reaching Home Worker is responsible for supporting the effective and efficient administration of Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre's Reaching Home: Canada's Homelessness Strategy activities and services, in accordance with all relevant policies and procedures. Responsibilities include planning, implementation, and administration of Reaching Home activities and networking with community partners. This position will collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary team to plan, implement, and coordinate services and support in consultation with partnering agencies.

Posting Date:
Thunder Bay
401 N Cumberland Street
Start Date:
35 per week
50000 to 55000 per annum
Number of positions:
Days of work:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
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  • Preferred post-secondary diploma in Human Services or Administration field and/or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge of homelessness initiatives and socio-economic conditions in the urban Indigenous community of Thunder Bay; (specific knowledge of the Reaching Home: Canada's Homelessness Strategy is preferred)
  • Strong knowledge and awareness of Indigenous culture and history, with particular emphasis on Indigenous engagement and community development; knowledge of an Indigenous language(s) will be considered an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, proposal writing, taking of minutes and distribution
  • High flexibility with strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse environment
  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
  • Must possess strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work with minimal supervision in a team-oriented setting
  • Ability to engage people to build trust and rapport; effective verbal and listening communication skills
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Word including database applications
  • Ability to work flexible hours, possibly evenings and/or weekends
  • A clear criminal reference check (CPIC) and Vulnerable Sector Clearance will be a condition of employment
  • Have a valid Ontario driver's license and reliable transportation.
    Misc.:The Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre is an equal opportunity employer. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.Closing Date/Apply by:2020/02/21How To Apply:Please submit cover letter and resume to the attention of the Hiring Committee

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
Hiring Committee
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Company Name:
Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre
401 N Cumberland Street
Thunder Bay
Postal Code:
P7A 4P7
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