TLC Advocate

The roles and responsibilities of the Tenant Landlord Cooperation (TLC) Advocate is to support and advocate for marginalized tenants facing housing instability. To increase awareness of rights and responsibilities on the part of both landlords and tenants with regards to rental housing; refer and connect tenants and landlords to other resources and supports as needed. Support the improvement and maintenance and prevent further deterioration to the quality of rental properties; to foster increased capacity of tenants, landlords, community organizations and government agencies to address barriers in rental housing stability. To improve homelessness outcomes through the application of holistic grass roots client-based direct advocacy.   For more information: TLC ADVOCATE JOB...

Citizens’ Bridge Support Worker

The Support Worker will be responsible for providing shared support to all three streams of the Citizens’ Bridge program. 35% for the Driver’s Education course, 35% for caseworker services and 35% for outreach services. Additional time as assigned as needed. The incumbent will assist in the organizing and coordinating of driver-training courses under the direction of the Driver’s Education Instructor, provided by CB. The incumbent will work with both CB program staff and participants to assist individuals’ to complete and process documentation that will enable the procurement of foundational identification, bank accounts and referrals out to additional community resources that are required by participants to support pre-employment needs. The incumbent will assist the CB outreach worker in the preparation of ID clinics, workshops, and presentations both on and off-site on CB/NECRC programming and services. The incumbent will monitor electronic case management of active participants, assist CB staff and Programs Manager in monthly, quarterly, and yearly reporting.   To find out more info: Support Worker Job Posting – June...

‘Buy social’: New holiday market gives Manitobans a chance to shop local, fight poverty at the same time

Peruse locally made products that help vulnerable Winnipeggers at the Buy Social market in support of LITE Lindsay MacKenzie · CBC Communications ·  Posted: Nov 28, 2018 12:59 PM PT | Last Updated: November 29, 2018 Read the full story here. McDonald works at the North End Food Security Network, a program of the North End Community Renewal Corporation. NECRC is a non-profit organization committed to the social, economic and cultural renewal of the North End of Winnipeg. “As the co-ordinator of North End Food Security Network, we believe in the equal right to healthy food for all,” she said. “I really enjoy my job, because I get to work with food and incorporate healthy eating into the community through our programs and workshops. “LITE has given North End Community Renewal Corp. and North End Food Security Network the privilege to package and distribute hampers this year as well as provide short-term employment opportunities for residents.” Melissa McDonald is co-ordinator of the North End Community Renewal Corporation’s North End Food Security Network. ‘I really enjoy my job, because I get to work with food and incorporate healthy eating into the community through our programs and workshops,’ she says. (Justin...