• Full Time
  • Hamilton, ON
  • Applications have closed

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Hamilton Regional Indian Centre
Employment Opportunity

Closes: Posted until filled

The Hamilton Regional Indian Centre is currently accepting applications for the position of Indigenous Homelessness Support Navigator.

The Indigenous Homelessness Support Navigator under the direction of the Executive Director will provide case management and support to Indigenous homeless and at risk of homelessness men, women and families to find appropriate affordable housing solutions and sustain tenancies.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College diploma in social services or closely related field and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in associated field;
  • Knowledge of the homeless and housing sectors in the Greater Hamilton Area, including resources;
  • Experience working in an Indigenous organization is an asset;
  • Demonstrated experience in case planning and coordination of people with complex support needs;
  • Ability to advocate on behalf of clients to facilitate access to identified needs;
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly in the areas of negotiation, facilitation, mediation and problem solving;
  • Intermediate computer literacy skills including Microsoft office suite and databases;
  • Demonstrates cultural competency including awareness, knowledge and empathy;
  • Demonstrated experience and or understanding of Trauma Informed Care;
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention Training;
  • Ability to use initiative and work independently;
  • High flexibility with strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse environment and to collaborate within a group setting;
  • Must be available to work some evenings and occasional weekends;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record;
  • Must have or obtain, within 30 days of hiring date, a Vulnerable Sector CPIC.

SALARY: $47,736.00

HRIC is a highly flexible organization offering additional compensation including 5 paid cultural days, 5 paid holidays beyond mandatory Employment Standards, paid shutdown over the winter holiday week, and health benefits. HRIC health benefits are offered to full time permanent employees.

Hamilton Regional Indian Centre
Employment Opportunity
Closes: Posted until filled

HRIC is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, Hamilton Regional Indian Centre will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process.

HRIC strives to ensure that its employment practices are free from direct and indirect discrimination and is committed to upholding the human rights of those participating in the hiring process. In pursuit of this commitment, Hamilton Regional Indian Centre will not condone or tolerate any acts of discrimination or harassment under any of the grounds protected under human rights legislation. This commitment extends to the hiring process and throughout the course of employment.

Since this position is engaged primarily in serving the interests of Indigenous people, HRIC shall give preference to Indigenous people who possess the requisite skill sets and experience.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, 3 references to jobs@hric.ca or in an envelope marked CONFIDENTIAL to:

Human Resources
Hamilton Regional Indian Centre
34 Ottawa Street North, Hamilton, Ontario L8H 3Y7
FAX: 905-548-0024