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Association of Ontario Health Centres
Association des centres de sante de l’Ontario

Ontario's voice for community-governed primary health care.

Summer Student: Housing Program Assistant

Application Deadline: 
05/25/2018
Posting Date: 
05/17/2018
Organization: 
Unison Health and Community Services

Summer Student: Housing Program Assistant (Keele-Rogers site)
8 weeks 30 hours per week ($14 per hour)

Unison Health and Community Services is a non-profit, community-based organization that serves neighbourhoods in North West Toronto. Operating out of five locations, Unison offers core services that include primary health care, case management and counseling, health promotion, Early Years programs, legal services, harm reduction programs, housing assistance, adult protective services, Pathways to Education and Diabetes Education Centre. Unison’s mission is working together to deliver accessible and high quality health and community services that are integrated, respond to needs, build on strengths and inspire change.

Unison is committed to working from an inclusive, pro-choice, sex positive, harm reduction, anti-racist, anti-oppression and participatory framework.

At this time Unison is seeking a Housing Help Assistant (Summer Student) for the Keele-Rogers site.

Job responsibilities:

  1. Assist in general housing search and other housing help duties
  2. Assist client with community referrals including shelters, mental health supports, local food banks etc.
  3. Assist with Client Surveys relating to quality improvement in the Housing Services
  4. Support the weekly Community Kitchen program with running activities and supporting the volunteer team

Funding for this position is obtained through the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program and as such candidates must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; 
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are asked to email a résumé with covering letter by 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2018 to:

Hiring Committee – Housing Program Summer Student
Unison Health and Community Services
hirings@unisonhcs.org

Please cite UN_2018_017 in the subject line of the email.

We welcome applications from people who are reflective of the diverse communities we serve, including those who might need accommodation.

Where needed, accommodations for applicants with disabilities will be provided on request, to support their participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interview will be contacted.