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Homelessness Special Projects Advisor

Commission de la santé et des services sociaux des Premières Nations du Québec et du Labrador
Gestion de projet, Sciences humaines et sociales, Services
Permanent, Full-time
English, French

Job description

The Homelessness Special Projects Advisor must:

Support First Nations communities and organizations in the development, implementation and monitoring of culturally appropriate initiatives related to homelessness.
Act as a liaison between local settings, regional resources, and strategic partners (housing, mental health, addictions, etc.) as part of the implementation of structuring and comprehensive initiatives.
Establish and coordinate an advisory committee to support the implementation of the Reaching Home homelessness fund and assess its impacts.
Act as a resource person on homelessness for First Nations communities and organizations, as well as for partners.
Create and update the portrait of homelessness needs and take stock of the services and resources to be adapted or developed for First Nations communities and organizations.
In collaboration with the community projects support team, support communities in the management of homelessness projects (identification of needs, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, etc.).
Develop and maintain a network of contacts with First Nations organizations and partners in the field of homelessness and support the development of strategic partnerships.
Collaborate in the identification of training and support needs as well as in the development and adaptation of materials with a view to developing and strengthening the skills of community and organization workers.
Conduct monitoring activities in the area of homelessness to enrich their expertise and be on the lookout for innovations and trends.
Produce reports, briefs and any other documents deemed relevant.
Participate in committees and events related to homelessness to promote and defend the interests of First Nations.
Contribute to the achievement of sector objectives and promote the maintenance of a work climate based on mutual aid, respect and collaboration (respect for procedures, values, information management, etc.).
Support the mission of the organization by making use of their expertise in carrying out projects (one-off or special), events and activities at the FNQLHSSC as well as with partners and external committees.

Required experience and qualifications

Prerequisites and hiring conditions

Bachelor’s degree in social work or in the field of social sciences.
Three years of relevant experience, particularly in homelessness and project management.
Knowledge and understanding of First Nations cultures.
Knowledge of Microsoft 365.
Excellent command of French and English (written and spoken).
Available to work outside normal business hours and to travel as needed.
A valid driver’s license.

Desired profile
Ability to communicate easily.
Good mind for analysis, synthesis and writing.
Good ability to identify and manage priorities.
Good adaptability and proactivity.
Organized and ability to manage several files simultaneously.
Strong relational and political skills.
Good ability to have a positive influence on the team and rally people around ideas and projects.

The gross annual salary is between $54,454.40 and $72,672.60 and varies according to the candidate’s experience.

Start date
As soon as possible.


Send your curriculum vitae along with a cover letter to the human resources department by mail or email to:
First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission
250 Place Chef-Michel-Laveau, Suite 102
Wendake, Quebec G0A 4V0

* Only selected candidates will be contacted.
The FNQLHSSC prioritizes applications from the First Nations and Inuit.

Job posting period

Until 2024-07-03 at 13:18

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Commission de la santé et des services sociaux des Premières Nations du Québec et du Labrador

Resource person

Karyna E. Beaulieu