A networking reception wine & cheese event to meet Bruce Irvine, The City of Calgary’s new Manager of Affordable Housing, and hear the latest from The City of Calgary and their affordable housing team. You will also hear from the co-chairs of CHAC on the advances and successes since the launch of the Common Vision … Read More
e4c is seeking Housing Support Worker – Youth Housing First Program in Edmonton, AB. Due to some additional funding received, e4c is hiring a Housing Support Worker (HSW) who builds relationships with program participants through the use of non-judgmental, person-centered and goal- oriented approaches. You will empower program participants through exploring their talents and interests to … Read More
Affordable housing options in all neighbourhoods is a solution to social disorder and not a problem, Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson said after city council unanimously voted to remove a non-market housing ban in five core neighbourhoods. “I’m really proud of our council’s leadership,” Iveson said following the firm decision. “Good affordable housing is one of … Read More
Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, Raising the Roof Our Hub Solutions team partnered with HireUp to conduct an evaluation of its program which connects job seekers facing employment barriers to meaningful work. The results of the evaluation and highlight the value and impact employment programs have on job seekers with experiences of homelessness.
Join the new Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA) Affordable Homeownership Working Group. To better inform CHRA policy and positions with respect to the affordable homeownership sector, CHRA is creating a members-only working group that will serve as a forum for organizations with an interest in this model to share updates, ideas, and policy. The … Read More
Some residents in the south Edmonton neighbourhood of Keheewin are worried about traffic and children’s safety if a proposed affordable housing development is approved for their area. The city is planning to build up to 182 housing units on an empty site next to Keheewin School, an elementary school at 1910 105th Street. The field … Read More
Red Deer Native Friendship Society is seeking a Housing Team Wellness helper in Red Deer, AB. Supporting the work of the Aboriginal Housing Team the helper will: Arrange and attend move-in and move-out inspections. Arrange and facilitate the cleaning of units and removal of property from vacated units. Build relationships with landlords and other community services … Read More
Near the townsite of Maskwacis on the Ermineskin Cree Nation, Carter Strongquill is showing a dozen teenagers how to measure and cut building material stacked up across a sawhorse bench, but he’s also realizing a lifelong ambition. “Being a young man growing up on a reserve, I’ve always dreamed of helping out my people and … Read More
Waypoints Community Services Association is seeking a Community Awareness/Special Events Coordinator in Fort McMurray, AB. Waypoints offers facilities, programs and services for people that have experienced, or are experiencing domestic violence and/or abuse, sexual assault and/or abuse, and homelessness. Under the direction and supervision of the Manager of Community and Corporate Relations, this position promotes Waypoints’ … Read More
Researcher Nick Falvo presents 10 things you should know about homelessness, harm reduction and Housing First in relation to the overdose crisis within the First Nations community in southern Alberta.