Program Assistant - Housing (7-month contract)

Reporting to the Housing Supervisor, the Program Assistant – Housing is responsible for completing complex and confidential administrative duties related to departmental operations. These duties will include investigation, assembling reports, collection of data for planning purposes.

What you’ll do

  • Conduct screening applications for Community Service programs
  • Prepare new files for applicants and withdraw existing files for clients re-applying for assistance
  • Making appropriate referrals to help Individual(s) obtain available sources of income or other governmental services
  • Refer clients to appropriate community agencies to assist with daily living and case plan activities as necessary
  • Complete applications for all income support programs offered by the Department on an as needed basis
  • Provide assistance with monthly, quarterly, annual and ad-hoc reporting
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Posting Date

Closing Date

What you’ll bring

  • A community College Diploma or equivalent in a Human Services field
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in an administrative capacity preferably in a municipal government
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with a demonstrated ability to deal professionally with clients and other social service agencies
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office specifically Excel
  • Ability to respectfully interact and work with the vulnerable population
  • Demonstrated ability to assess, analyze and resolve complex situations
  • A clear criminal reference check including the vulnerable sector screening
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