Housing Support Administrator (12 months contract)

Job city: 
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, May 31, 2024 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract


JIAS Toronto is currently looking a Housing Support Coordinator to join our team. In this role you will be supporting to JIAS clients in their search for housing. Working independently and in coordination with the Program and Settlement Teams to ensure clients receive guidance and assistance to secure appropriate housing solutions. This is a fulltime contract position for one year.


 Primary booker of short-term units through JIAS’ partnership grant with Airbnb.org
 Provide input for monthly “How to Search for Housing” session for newcomers
 Refer newcomers to resources that will ensure they understand their rights as tenants
 Actively search for affordable units for JIAS clients facing barriers
 Develop and maintain list of housing contacts with relevant information
 Conduct outreach & relationship building meetings with landlords where possible
 Attend staff meetings as well as other meetings and events as required
 Prepare and provide monthly updates on deliverables as assigned
 Report on metrics to funders and other stakeholders
 Be flexible to work weekends and evenings as needed (as relates to troubleshooting Airbnb.org bookings)
 Represent the Agency’s mission, vision and values in the community
 Cultivate relationships with landlords where possible
 Other duties as assigned or required


 Degree or Diploma in Human Services or related field.
 Knowledge of and/or experience in the Settlement sector, not for profit sector, and/or in a social service agency.
 Experience working with youth, seniors, immigrants, refugees, and/or Jewish community.
 Strong organization, planning, logistics, and execution skills.
 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
 Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office and familiarity with client databases (Salesforce preferred).
 Fluency in languages such as Hebrew, Russian, Arabic, Tigrinya, Farsi, etc.
 Highly organized, detail oriented and able to maintain accurate records.
 Strong program development skills, including the capacity to identify, develop, and enhance new and existing programs;

How to apply: 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your cover letter and résumé at https://jiastoronto.org/careers-at-jias/

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