Prince Rupert Unemployed Centre Society is hiring a Housing Advocate/Coordinator

Job Title: 
Housing Advocate/Coordinator
Organization: 
Prince Rupert Unemployed Centre Society
Deadline: 
Sep 15 2017 - 5:00pm
Remuneration: 

$25 per hour, 35 hours per week
Potential exists to obtain the position of Unemployment Centre Society Coordinator upon the retirement of the current Coordinator.

Job Description: 

The Prince Rupert Unemployed Centre Society is a non-profit organization. It provides information, assistance, counseling, support and other services to unemployed or underemployed persons in the Prince Rupert area with a view to relieving poverty and improving conditions for such persons.

Skills and Qualities Required: 

Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent
Legal or advocacy experience
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to work independently and be reliable
Ability to show initiative
Ability to exercise tact, discretion and confidentiality
Knowledge of or experience with the Residential Tenancy Act and related legislation is an asset

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Assist clients with tenancy and housing issues
Assist the current PRUCS Coordinator with poverty and unemployment issues

How to Apply: 

Send or deliver résumé and references by Sept 15, 2017 to 869 Fraser Street, Prince Rupert, B.C. V8J
1R1, Fax 250-627- 7951, Telephone 250-627- 8776, or email to ufawupr [at] citywest [dot] ca

Location

Prince Rupert, BC
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