The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in Local Government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife! At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated community-minded individual to assume the position of Homelessness Resource Coordinator with the Community Services Department for an approximate six month term.
Under the general direction of the Director of Community Services and the supervision of the Homelessness Specialist, the Homelessness Resource Coordinator provides support to improve the capacity of coordinated homelessness service responses. The Coordinator works to strengthen partnerships and connections with other community partners to implement a system framework for coordinated access, track outcomes of programs and investments, and maintain the Homeless Individual Family Information System database (HIFIS) and enumeration needs for service providers in Yellowknife. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for all documentation and reporting requirements related to HIFIS.
This position requires a strong working knowledge of database management systems, an assortment of computer software including the entire windows suite and website updating. Strong organizational, analytical, attention to detail and problem-solving skills are required for this role. The incumbent must have the ability to establish and maintain rapport with stakeholders and partners, as well as a strong knowledge of homelessness factors and resources including community outreach. This is typically acquired through some formal education in a related field such as Community Development, Public Administration or a combination of education and work experience. The incumbent must have a minimum of two years’ experience working in a related position, preferably in a community based setting. In addition, the incumbent must have a valid class 5 drivers’ license.
Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than December 4, 2020.
Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: www.yellowknife.ca to submit your resume.