Reaching Home Program Officer

End Homelessness Winnipeg

Posted Sep 22, 2022 at 08:00 pm Closes Oct 6, 2022 at 08:00 pm

Job Location:
Winnipeg, MB
Job Category:
Aboriginal Organization
Job Type:
How To Apply:
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Under the direction of the Director Reaching Home, the Program Officer is responsible for receiving and reviewing funding proposals under the federal Reaching Home strategy, as administered by End Homelessness Winnipeg. The Program Officer will provide analysis of funding proposals, complete recommendation reports, complete funding agreements, monitor projects and payments as detailed in legal agreements. Specifically, the Program Officer will:

  • Work collaboratively with the Chief Executive Officer, Senior Director Reaching Home, Director Reaching Home, staff team, and key stakeholders to address homelessness in Winnipeg
  • Receive and review funding proposals
  • Provide evaluation, analysis, and recommendation on funding proposals
  • Develop legal agreements with proponents
  • Confirm other sources of project funding and partnership where appropriate
  • Receive and review project progress reports
  • Monitor projects consistent with requirements of legal agreements
  • Negotiate project amendments and provide recommendations to Senior Director
  • Manage project announcements
  • Attend public announcements where necessary
  • Establish and maintain stakeholder relationships
  • Provide updates to the Director Reaching Home on community issues, concerns, and opportunities.

You are passionate about ending homelessness and have an in-depth understanding of homelessness and housing, as well as the needs of particularly vulnerable and over-represented populations and the issues affecting many homeless and low-income people. You also possess the following qualifications or an equivalent combination of education and related experience:

  • A relevant post-secondary degree/diploma in a related discipline, e.g. community development, Indigenous studies, social services, planning
  • Working knowledge of community issues such as homelessness, colonization, poverty reduction
  • Extensive experience in project analysis, administration, monitoring, and evaluation
  • Ability to communicate complex issues both in written and verbal formats
  • Ability to lead and/or facilitate small and large group discussions
  • Experience interacting with community organizations, funders, and stakeholders
  • Ability to maintain accurate records
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision
  • Competence in the use of Microsoft Office software applications
  • Access to a personal vehicle for transportation.

As End Homelessness Winnipeg is committed to reconciliation and the inclusion of an Indigenous world view, experience with the practice of Indigenous culture, history, knowledge systems, and Indigenous community relationship building practices and protocols is required.

End Homelessness Winnipeg is an Indigenous mandated, collective impact organization that is committed to ending homelessness in Winnipeg.

End Homelessness Winnipeg is guided by the Truth & Reconciliation Report and its Calls to Action.

Self-identifying as Indigenous or having first-hand knowledge or experience working with Indigenous communities will be considered an asset.

Salary range: $57,631 to $66,810 depending on qualifications and experience.

This full-time position is unionized under MGEU Local 439.

Please forward cover letter and résumé, including the position you are applying for, by 3:00 pm, Thursday, October 6, 2022, directly to:

As an Indigenous organization, preference will be given to Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) candidates meeting the position requirements. All Indigenous applicants are asked to self-declare within their cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

End Homelessness Winnipeg is proud to be located on Urban Reserve Land.

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