JOB OPPORTUNITY: Case Manager, Greater Victoria housing security & rent bank program
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until filled; applications will be reviewed as received
DAYS/HOURS OF WORK: Full Time (30 hours Monday to Thursday) through March 31, 2022 (with possibility of extension).
SALARY: $25 to $28 per hour, depending on relevant education and experience.
LOCATION: Hybrid in-office and at-home work possible with in the Greater Victoria area. Travel within the capital region may be required (an unrestricted driver’s license is required).
PLANNED START DATE: Immediate
JOB DESCRIPTION: To provide Case Management services for the Greater Victoria Housing Security & Rent Bank and ID Bank Programs operated by the Community Social Planning Council of Greater Victoria. The programs offer service navigation, case management and low-fee short term loans and grants to low and moderate-income residents of Greater Victoria who are experiencing a temporary financial crisis and are at risk of eviction or essential utility disconnection. The Case Manager/Navigator may be responsible for any aspect of program delivery including intake process, helping clients navigate community resources, providing direct case management where needed, follow up case management and program evaluation interviews, maintaining program-related reports, statistics, and other initiatives. Conducting case management follow up and program evaluation interviews will be core responsibilities.
- Review Pre-Assessment Forms and contacting applicants for follow-up.
- Explain the Loan Application and Grant process and supporting eligible.
- Review submitted Loan Application packages and conducting follow-up with the applicant’s, landlords, employers, and other service providers, when needed.
- Help clients access community resources and government programs and providing referrals to other services – financial, legal, housing, and health/nutritional supports.
- Work with community service providers to create networks of collaborative support for clients and to support referrals and recruitment.
- Liaise with the Ministry of Social Development & Poverty Reduction staff and financial advisors to coordinate services for mutual clients.
Recommend Grants and Loans:
- Present completed applications to Loan and Grant Committee at regular meetings
- Make recommendations for approval or refusal of loan and/or grant to the Loan and Grant Committee.
- Meet with applicants to confirm loans/grants, finalize paperwork and negotiate loan repayment terms.
- Process payments and follow up with successful applicants.
- Maintain and update Client Management System and client documentation files.
- Maintain program statistics and reports and work collaboratively with rent bank team.
- Conduct case management follow up interviews and support with clients.
- Conduct program evaluation interviews and provide input on data collection.
- Other related duties as the need may arise.
- Formal post-secondary training in Social Work, Human Services, Health Sciences, or related programs.
- Experience providing services for at-risk and/or marginalized populations.
- Ability to function effectively in difficult and/or crisis situations.
- Comfort in working online (strong computer skills).
- Excellent written and verbal communication, particularly in supporting people in crisis
- Knowledge of local resources.
- Training in trauma informed practice and cultural sensitivity.
- Experience and formal training in program evaluation.
- Experience in financial assistance or ID applications.
If you are interested in applying, please send your resume and introductory email (do NOT send a cover letter) outlining your availability and why you’re interested in this work to:
Shannon Whissell, Manager of Communications & Administration firstname.lastname@example.org
Masking in public or shared spaces required, vaccination required to work in the office.
JOB POSTING: RESEARCH ASSISTANT AND DATA COORDINATOR
Temporary Contract Position: 9 weeks with possibility of longer term
Full time (30 hours per week) Mon – Thurs
Greater Victoria located but temporarily online due to COVID
Hourly Rate is $20 plus 4% vacation pay
Application date ends October 15/2021
The Community Social Planning Council is an independent community-based organization that brings people together to create a just and vibrant community in BC's Capital Region through community-building, and participatory action research. Priority areas of work include housing, a fair economy, community economic development, and sustainable communities.
Reporting to Research Coordinator, you will be responsible for supporting the design and creation of a Wellbeing Index including collecting analyzing and visually representing data. This is a great opportunity for an individual who is committed to social justice and innovation, has strong social science research and data skills a good eye for the story and knows how to translate research and ideas into high impact visuals.
- support the design of the wellbeing index framework and website architecture
- support the identification of indicators and data sets
- collect, input, analyze and represent data
- maintain data sets as updates are available.
- Administrative tasks as assigned
- Minimum an undergraduate degree in a related social science field plus experience in economic analysis and data representation. Masters preferred.
- Highly organized with excellent attention to detail
The CSPC seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) peoples, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.
If interested please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com before September 22, 2021
TACES Equity and Diversity Advisory Committee
The Community Social Planning Council is seeking diverse voices to participate on its’ Equity and Diversity Advisory Committee for a one-year term.
The TACES Equity and Diversity Advisory Committee provides advice, insight, and recommendations to CSPC and partner organizations on:
Transportation and equity priorities, issues, and successes
Lived experiences of barriers to transportation and climate action
Enhancing access and inclusion of historically under-serviced communities, including Indigenous, newcomer, people with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ communities
How factors such as race, culture, ethnicity, gender, age, income, and disability, may affect access to and participation in sustainable transportation projects
Best practices and strategies for engagement and program evaluation
Other matters that the Equity and Diversity Advisory Committee deems relevant
Committee members are to represent diverse perspectives and lived experiences.
To learn more and to apply please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org