Share Email Opening
Title

Developmental Services Ontario Housing Navigator 

About the Organization York Support Services Network (YSSN) is a non-profit agency providing streamlined access for mental health and addictions services as well as case management and community crisis response services within York Region and South Simcoe. It is a designated administrator of the Developmental Services Ontario program and offers access for adults to developmental services in central east region.

 
Description

One Full-time Contract Position - Simcoe County (with the possibility of extension or becoming permanent)

Developmental Services Ontario Central East Region is one of 9 regional points of contact for people who apply for adult developmental services. The regional points of contact will be a single window to provide information, confirm eligibility for service, determine services and support needs and link people to services and supports in their community.

The Housing Navigator will liaise with the housing sector in the local community to identify specific housing options and opportunities e.g. Identify supportive services resources. The Navigator will give presentations regarding housing and creative options/solutions and share information with peers across the region on successful strategies, housing collaborations, lessons learned, projects and partnerships.

The Housing Navigator provides information to families and others regarding supportive housing and available grants, education on how they can use funding and/or assets towards their housing solutions, and connects families to agencies in their community.

A hybrid work arrangement is available for this position

 
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work or a related discipline (i.e. Psychology etc.)
  • Three years related experience in a community social service setting
  • Knowledge of community housing resources in Central East Region
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Comfortable providing community presentations
  • Familiarity with the local service system and its providers is required
  • A second language is considered an asset
  • The successful applicant will be required to provide a police clearance that meets agency standards
  • A valid driver's license, appropriate insurance coverage for business use, and reliable vehicle are required for this position
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Developmental Services Ontario Housing Navigator  
Close Date 6/20/2022 11:59:00 PM  
Number of Openings 1  
Location Simcoe County  
EOE Statement YSSN is a progressive work environment that is passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values, equity, inclusion, and diversity. YSSN encourages all applicants, Indigenous Peoples, LGBTQ2S+ communities, people of all races, colours, ethnic origins, religions, disabilities and consumers to apply.

YSSN offers a hybrid remote work arrangement including Alternative Work Arrangements and Flexible hours to support a work-life balance and wellness in the workplace.

Successful candidates will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination (two doses) from the Ontario Ministry of Health website or other authorized source directly to the Human Resources department. In the event that you are unable to be vaccinated as a result of a ground protected under the Human Rights Code, you may submit a written explanation of the ground and any supporting documentation to determine if you are exempt from this requirement directly to Human Resources.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process as per Ontario Human Rights Code.

Our Vision
A Meaningful Life for All: Relationships, Community, Well-Being.

Our Mission
Communicate. Connect. Collaborate.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://YorkSupportServicesNetwork.appone.com



WE ALSO RECOMMEND

Other Jobs Within Same Category
Service Navigator - Developmental Services Ontario in Aurora, Ontario
Posted on: 6/29/2022
[Apply Now]

Developmental Services Ontario Housing Navigator in Simcoe, Ontario
Posted on: 6/29/2022
[Apply Now]


Other Jobs Within 60 Miles
-- None found --




Follow us
 


AppOne.comTM   copyrightŠ1999-2021 HR Services, Inc.
Click here for technical assistance.