Community Liaison – Ref. No. 20078 Housing First Program Term | Full Time

Who are we? The Alex. We are an award-winning organization made up of change makers, forward thinkers, and community builders. We are changing the conversation around Health and Social Care. The Alex is a not-for-profit organization that has been operating in Calgary since 1973. The Alex provides services and programs to individuals and families who experience barriers to health and housing. Pathways to Housing,
HomeBase, Prelude, and Abbeydale Place are Housing First Programs through The Alex that support formerly homeless program participants with significant physical and/or mental health issues. Participants are provided with subsidized housing and rapid access to a myriad of supports to encourage stability, recovery, and improved quality of life. The Alex’s Housing First Programs (Pathways to Housing, HomeBase, Abbeydale Place,
and Prelude) support individuals who have experienced homelessness to achieve stability and wellness through subsidized housing and promoting reintegration into the community. The Housing Support Liaison is a key member of the Housing Team.

The Community Liaison is a key member of the Housing Team who works closely with property managers, individual landlords, community associations, and the Housing Support Team to engage community partners, build program housing capacity, and cultivate healthy relationships. By strengthening connections with the larger housing system, the Community Liaison aims to reduce barriers and decrease wait times for Alex
scattered site Housing First participants. The Community Liaison faces a wide variety of complex problems and must be a skilled problem solver who is able to consider multiple stakeholders interests and professional requirements. The Community Liaison collaborates closely with the Housing Navigator by identifying and sharing housing resources and opportunities. This is 6-month term full-time position.

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Position: Community Liaison – Ref. No. 20078 Housing First Program Term | Full Time

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