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HIFIS Database Assistant Administrator

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Homeless Individuals and Families Information System Database Assistant Administrator is responsible for providing technical support to users.

SCOPE

Based in Brandon, the HIFIS (Homeless Individuals and Families Information System) database assistant administrator will provide technical support to users of the HIFIS database in Brandon, the Pas, Swan River and Portage la Prairie.

The HIFIS database is used to collect and share information between service providers who work with individuals experiencing homelessness while strictly adhering to applicable privacy policies.

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience using the HIFIS database system is an asset

Proficient with computers

IT Trouble shooting skills is an asset

Detail-oriented

Able to work independently

Motivated to help people experiencing homelessness

Comfortable working with people experiencing homelessness, mental health concerns, and substance use

Aware of local Indigenous cultures and impact of colonialism on Indigenous people

TERM

This is a term position ending March 31, 2023, with the possibility of renewal conditional upon funding availability.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide technical support to users of the HIFIS (Homeless Individuals and Families Information System) database in Brandon, the Pas, Swan River and Portage

Provide training on the use of the HIFIS database

Assist agencies with data entry into the HIFIS database

Conduct vulnerably assessments (VI-SPDATs)

Update Brandon?s homelessness By-Name List

May include travelling to communities outside of Brandon

Please send your cover letter and resume to Admin@bnrc.ca

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Rental Supplement Coordinator

Purpose of the Position

The Rental Support Program provides eligible candidates with monthly top ups to assist with paying their rents. The Rental Support Coordinator will serve as the first point of contact for persons inquiring about rental support throughout the Province of Manitoba (excluding Winnipeg and Thompson).

Scope

This position is based at the Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation (BNRC) office in Brandon Manitoba, reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for facilitating the entire rental support project. Which includes but is not limited to, planning and reporting, application analysis, hosting information sessions, shortlisting and disbursing funds.

Preferred Skills and Qualification

Post-secondary education in Business Administration, Accounting, Sociology, Social Work or related fields.

Experience working in an administrative role

Knowledge of community resources for people experiencing income or housing challenges.

Understanding of business and service processes associated with non-profit organizations

Demonstrated ability to create effective referral processes with partners in the community

Strong organizational skills.

Ability to work in a high traffic environment with frequent distractions.

Excellent time-management, computer and communication skills.

Ability to construct forms and documents for public use.

Ability to make reasonable decisions.

Ability to sit for long periods of time.

Duties and Responsibilities

Perform intake, assessment and interviews with applicants in a quest to shortlist eligible applicants for the rental supplement program.

Analyze supporting documents for accuracy.

Update and keep track of client files and information while maintaining a high degree of confidentiality and ensuring that such files are securely kept.

Following a case management approach, provide follow-up and wrap around services for clients in receipt of rental support.

Keep track of the Rental Supplement budget and funding limits. Ensuring that budget line spending is adhered to.

Filing invoices and rental supplement applications/documentations and presenting them to the Finance Department for cheque processing.

Perform Financial and Activity monitor for Rental Supplement funding.

Liaise with Housing service providers in Manitoba to attract eligible candidates for the program.

Collaborate with service providers to ensure smooth processing and assistance with completing forms and gathering documents for the program.

Serve as the first point of contact to persons accessing or asking questions about rental supplement both through phone, drop-in and e-mail communications

Enter information and documentation accurately into information systems for tracking and reporting to the Executive Director and funders.

Implement and maintain a system to track program data including individual rent subsidy applications, participant income, unit rents, and rent subsidies in a format that adheres to Manitoba Housing's reporting requirements.

 

Working Conditions

The Rental Support Coordinator will work a standard work week of 37.5 hours, but will occasionally work evening, weekends, and after hours to accommodate client needs and availability.

 

Interested individuals please send resumes to admin@bnrc.ca

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Carpenter Trainee - BEEP Program

BEEP currently has a waiting list for carpentry employment training opportunities.

For more information please contact Helen at (204)729-2490 ext. 102.

Who We Are:

We are a construction and training program that fosters learning through hands on job site training.

Position:

Carpenter Trainee (6-month term with possibility of extension).

Reports to:

BEEP Director of Construction Operations and Beep Supervisor.

Responsibilities:

Hands on carpentry including concrete, framing, exterior finishing, drywall, painting and other tasks as assigned.

Maintain a safe and clean job site.

Willingness to learn.

Be on time everyday.

Qualifications:

Must currently be unemployed.

Interest in the construction industry.

What we do for you:

Help work towards educational goals.

Obtain, maintain, or work towards a learners or drivers license.

Use support systems to address barriers to employment.

Develop skills and attitudes to help find employment.

Wage starts at $13.50 per hour.

To apply, please contact us at 204-729-2490 ext. 102 or via email at operations@bnrc.ca

The Brandon Energy Efficiency Program, through the Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation, is funded by:

The Manitoba Government

The Government of Canada

Volunteer as a Board Member

If you are interested in joining the BNRC Board of Directors:
Pick up an application at the BNRC Office at 440 Rosser Avenue, Brandon, or download this form Board Member Application 2022 and email the completed form to director@bnrc.ca

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