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HOUSE MANAGER

Nisa Homes not only provides residents with a safe shelter and necessities, but working from a holistic, culturally and religiously responsive approach, we provide assistance through casework, referrals, and counselling with the goal of helping residents attain long-term independence and self-sufficiency.
 
POSITION DETAILS:
Job Status: Full time paid position | Location: Mississauga
Deadline: Open until filled

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

CASEWORK:
  • Administer all aspects of residency at Nisa Homes, including: intake, orientation of new residents, residency agreements, rent calculation and collection, conflict management, sustainability planning and follow-up.
  • Meet with assigned clients on a weekly basis to assess their progress, give support and discuss any difficulties or problems.
  • Complete needs assessment to identify goals that will assist residents in resettlement, integration, housing and employment, and work together to achieve them.
  • Provide coordinated case management with internal and external resources, including appropriate referrals, and advocacy.
  • Maintain all case notes, organize client files, both electronic and hard copies.
  • Collaborate and communicate with other programs and external partners of the organization, and maintain a database of local resources and services.
HOUSE OPERATIONS:
  • Conduct or assign weekly house meetings whereby residents are given an opportunity to get to know one another, are assigned chores, and address issues of the house;
  • Supervise, manage and train volunteers and placement students and assign them to the responsibility of staff persons;
  • Assist in applying for and securing donations, grants and funding;
  • Liaising with external contractors for services and maintenance of the house, including: movers, cleaners, lawn services and shoveling;
  • Maintenance and upkeep of the house including: donations, groceries, bills, food bank and household items supply.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Relevant degree such as Social Work, Child & Youth Care or related field in homelessness and vulnerable women, and will have a minimum of 2-3 years experience working with vulnerable populations, women experiencing homelessness and domestic violence. Other combinations of education, experience and training may be considered.
  • Experience with government services applications an asset.
  • Training such as ASIST and CPI training an asset.
  • Additional languages an asset.
  • Criminal record check prior to employment.
  • Strong understanding of the needs and issues of different social groups, including women experiencing or at risk of homelessness, women fleeing abuse, and newcomers.
  • Excellent knowledge of Google sheets, docs, MS Office, database and email software.
To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to [email protected]