Community Development Support Worker – Scattered Sites
CUPS (Calgary Urban Project Society) is a non-profit organization that was established in 1989 with the aim of helping people overcome the challenges of poverty and attain brighter futures.
CUPS believes that the science of building brains and resiliency is essential to the work of helping adults and families achieve self-sufficiency and needs to be applied in all of their practice. Advocating at a systems level to reduce barriers to services among CUPS target population is also critical to how CUPS works that assists adults and families in Calgary living with the adversity of poverty and traumatic events to become self-sufficient.
We have an immediate opening for a “Community Development Support Worker – Scattered Sites” (FT PERMANENT, 37.5 HR/WEEK)
The Community Development Support Worker will be responsible for building and mentoring Tenant Boards within a distinct housing property.
This individuals will report on progress of community being developed within these buildings, liaise with building managers to ensure they are adequately resourced for day to day operations, screening of new tenants and implement building safety. This position will ensure that participant information is collected and properly administrated into the database to ensure accurate reporting of outcomes. Follow up with landlords and tenants to ensure financial accountability is mandated.
The successful candidate will possess a degree in humanities, social work or related field and have knowledge of the landlord and tenant act of Alberta, facilities management and the ability to work well independently on several projects concurrently. This individual must possess excellent communication, organizational and creative thinking skills. Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license, with the ability to transport themselves from CUPS main site to the housing property.
This position offers medical and dental benefits along with a contributory RRSP plan after CUPS standard waiting period. CUPS’ is committed to providing safe and supportive programs for those living with poverty to assist with housing, healthcare and education by overcoming barriers and building positive relationships. We are a committed equity employer.
To apply, send cover letter and resume to:
Senior Director – Human Resources Management:
1001 10 Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0B7
Fax: (403) 221-8791
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.