Housing Stability Worker

Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition
Safe at Home
208 Alexander Street, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A2L4, Canada (Whitehorse, YT)
Full time
Hours / week:
35 hours/week
Wage / Salary:
Date posted:
Closing date:
Contact Info:
Kate Mechan


Safe at Home is looking for a Housing Stability Worker to join our community-based team! This individual must be a strengths-based, creative team player committed to preventing homelessness by staying housing-focused.

This position will be administered by the Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition with direct supervision by the Safe at Home Implementation Manager.



  • Establish and maintain relationships with up to 30 tenants, both individuals and families, living in Yukon Housing Corporation units in selected buildings around Whitehorse;
  • Taking a housing first approach and outreach-based approach, work proactively with tenants to prevent evictions;
  • Use a client-centered approach to support individuals to achieve their housing stabilization goals;
  • Accompany clients to appointments, provide proactive crisis planning, organize meaningful daily activity opportunities and connect to long-term formal and informal supports;
  • Facilitate communication between clients and others as needed to assist clients to connect with resources and achieve their goals, while upholding client confidentiality;
  • Maintain detailed case notes, case management plans and contact lists of involved supports and community services and other documentation as required;
  • Participate in team meetings as required – both with Yukon Housing Corporation and Safe at Home, working within a coordinated access approach and the Coordinated Housing Access Team as required.

This position includes availability for evening and weekend work, as well as after hours on-call shifts.


  • Completed post-secondary education in social services or related field and a minimum 2 years work experience related to outreach, housing and supports.
  • Knowledge of a housing first approach an asset;
  • Awareness of the complexity of homelessness, poverty, and the colonial context of homelessness in Yukon, and related issues.
  • Understanding of community agencies, resources, and a cross section of service providers.

Skills & Abilities

  • Computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Experience with conflict resolution practices including "in the moment" problem solving and intervention; and
  • Possess the ability to manage competing priorities and coordinate several tasks at one time.

**Please note: Access to own vehicle is an asset

Safe at Home is committed to employment equity and strongly encourages all qualified applicants to apply. Given the over-representation of Indigenous community members across Yukon’s population, strong consideration will be given to Indigenous applicants.

Additional Information:
Please email your cover letter and resume to Kate Mechan, Implementation Manager with Safe at Home at safeathomeyukon@gmail.com. Please call (867) 334-9310 for more information.
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