Transitional Housing Supportive Worker

  • CompanyAtlohsa Family Healing Services
  • Required ExperienceExperience in non-profits, working with indigenous populations
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline01/23/2024

Job Description

Transitional Housing Supportive Worker

Zhaawanong · London, Ontario



Employment Type


Minimum Experience



$22.50 per hr

Transitional Housing Supportive Worker

This position would provide advocacy, safety planning, 1:1 support, referrals, and system navigation for Indigenous women and families. This position would have a primary focus on housing and assisting women and families to secure safe and affordable housing accommodations. In addition, this position would support women and families in their transitional needs from Shelter to Housing including landlord liaison assistance, appointment accompaniment, and maintaining safe housing.

Provide support and guidance for individuals and families in staying safe. Collaborate with victims and landlords to ensure victims can enter and maintain permanent housing.


  • Provide crisis intervention, support and outreach supports to indigenous women and families fleeing domestic violence and abuse
  • Provide coordinated case management with internal and external stakeholders, appropriate support, referrals, and advocacy.
  • Promote Agency in positive manner.
  • Provide advocacy support, empathic listening, safety planning, and resources to women and families.
  • Support women by providing life skills, support groups, and a connection to resources.
  • Work with landlords and housing providers to assist women in accessing permanent housing.
  • Encourage teamwork by modeling cooperative interaction with colleagues, volunteers, and
  • community members. Use good interpersonal & conflict resolution skills.
  • Establish and maintain frequent, positive communication with team members, share information.
  • willingly, and accept and provide feedback in a supportive, non-judgmental manner.
  • Must be culturally agile and sensitive.
  • Understanding of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, trafficking, and oppression.
  • Accompany participants to appointments, and provide transportation as needed.
  • Understanding of legal and civil rights for the women.
  • Work effectively with crisis situations using a trauma-informed approach.
  • Exercise patience and compassion with clients, co-workers, and community members.
  • Set and maintain limits and prioritize workload. Work independently and be highly motivated.
  • Work with community partners to better provide wraparound services in our community.
  • Be a leader in organization, lead by example, and provide support to big picture of organization.
  • Maintain cleanliness and security of space and documents.
  • Maintain punctual, consistent attendance.
  • Attend Agency and community trainings and meetings as assigned.
  • Be flexible and willing to meet Atlohsa’s needs. Other duties as assigned.


  • Experience in non-profits, working with indigenous populations
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work in a cross-functional team
  • Ability to accomplish goals with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with confidential information
  • Experience working from an Anti-Racist, Anti-Oppression framework
  • Preference given to those with counselling experience
  • Must have a valid G driver’s license
  • Physical effort: Some small repairs and minimal lifting required
  • Second language an asset


Medical, Dental, Vision

Paid sick and time off