FT Community & Housing Support (CSJ-Hamilton)

  • Full Time
  • Hamilton
  • $18.00/hr  CDN / Year
  • Applications have closed.


Home & Home for All

Full Time Community & Housing Support Worker – Full Time, Temporary Contract (8 weeks)   
Various Locations in Hamilton, ON 
Contract Dates: Summer 2024 

All positions subject to approval by Service Canada – Canada Summer Jobs 

Position Description:  The Community and Housing Support worker promotes housing stability for marginalized individuals, supporting their health, wellness, and community belonging through recreational and community-building activities.  

About Indwell:  Founded in 1974, we are a Christian charity that continues to thrive and grow exponentially as we serve people impacted by poverty and homelessness through our vision of HOPE and HOMES for All.   We are the fastest growing developer in Ontario creating affordable high quality efficient housing communities coupled with supportive programs to over 1200 tenants to meet their needs of health, wellness, and belonging.  

Location: Various sites in Hamilton, ON (Wentworth Program, Strathearne Suites, Parkdale Landing)

Hours of Work:  Full time, 35 hours per week. Flexibility is required to meet program needs, including evenings, nights, and weekends. This position is a temporary contract, ending after 8 weeks. *Position length and hours subject to approval by Service Canada. 

What You Will Be Doing:   

  • Working as part of an inter-disciplinary team to provide direct and indirect support to individuals.   
  • Supporting individuals with activities of daily living.  
  • Administering medication, recording daily shift notes.  
  • Maintaining a safe and healthy environment.  
  • Reinforcing individuals’ life skills, spirituality, and social and community skills by supporting participation in cultural, spiritual, recreations, leisure, and social activities.  
  • Arranging and coordinating aspects of recreational and community activities.  
  • Documentation of events, including program planning, tracking of participants, evaluation of events.  
  • Developing therapeutic relationships.  
  • Household duties: cooking and cleaning, other duties as assigned.     

What You Will Need:  The successful candidate should demonstrate a warm, sensitive and caring approach, the ability to work independently, be flexible, organized, responsible, and take initiative. Must have strong problem-solving skills, be able to maintain good interpersonal relationships and have a genuine interest in supporting people living with mental illness.  

Canada Summer Jobs Eligibility Requirements:

 Education/Experience:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, and related experience.  

Remuneration: $18/hr; hours and position length subject to approval of Service Canada – Canada Summer Jobs.  

We’re seeking to create a diverse work culture with qualified individuals who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives.  Our employment, supports and services are open to people from every creed, race, ethnicity, sex, ability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.  And we especially invite applications from Black, Indigenous peoples, members of racialized communities and intersectionalities.  Indwell’s leadership are motivated by the example of Jesus Christ as reflected in Indwell’s statement of faith.  

Inspired to JOIN OUR TEAM, we invite you…

To apply: Please apply online with cover letter and resume at: www.indwell.ca/careers.  We thank all applicants; however, only applicants that are being considered will be contacted.  

Personal information submitted will be used only for employment opportunities within Indwell in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act.  

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Indwell’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.    

Indwell exists to provide hope and homes for all. Our supports, services, and employment are open to people from every creed, race, ethnicity, sex, ability, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Indwell’s leadership are motivated by the example of Jesus Christ as reflected in Indwell’s statement of faith. Indwell engages with diverse communities; we actively identify and remove barriers that prevent people from accessing and participating in our services and organization.     

All positions subject to approval by Service Canada – Canada Summer Jobs