Job Posting: Social Rights Worker, Individual Services

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Posting date: July 18, 2018

Social Rights Worker, Individual Services: a 2-year full-time contract

Project Genesis, a community organization, seeks a person for a two-year full-time (5 days a week at 35 hrs/wk) contract for its fast-paced information, referral and advocacy drop-in center located in the culturally-diverse Côte-des-Neiges neighbourhood.

  • The center offers front-line services on tenant-landlord issues and on social programs, such as welfare, family benefits, and pensions.
  • The position includes following up on complex individual situations, supervising volunteers and students, and reviewing intervention files to ensure quality.
  • Qualifications: very good oral and written French and English; ability to learn quickly; attention to detail; ability to analyze complex information; ability to work under pressure independently and within a team; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; community sector volunteer or paid experience; individual services experience; some knowledge of social programs and tenants’ rights. Interest in social law, in social justice issues and in working with people from a wide range of cultural backgrounds is required.

People of colour are encouraged to apply. A cover letter and C.V. must be received by email to by Thursday, August 9, 2018. The base full-time starting salary for this contract is $37,867 per year (relevant work experience and education completed will be taken into account). We appreciate all applications, yet only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.