Live-in Residence Coordinator

Position will remain posted until filled
Start Date: As soon as possible

Dartmouth Nova Scotia
15hrs/week with variable schedule
YWCA Halifax is seeking an experienced Live-in Residence Coordinator to join our
dynamic and creative housing team.

About Us
The Supportive Housing for Young Mothers (SHYM) program supports 9 young
women and their children who are in need of safe housing and support with
parenting and life skills.
Reporting to the Housing Manager, the Live-in Residence Coordinator is part of a
team that believes that women have a right to quality, affordable housing and the
supports they need to be successful in life.
YWCA Halifax is committed to diversity and we welcome applicants from all
backgrounds to apply, including woman-identified trans and queer folks.

Qualifications and Experience
 Must be able to assess risk and respond accordingly to ensure the safety of all
 Must be able to work as part of a team and communicate effectively.
 Must have First Aid/CPR and Non Violent Crisis Intervention training.
 Subject to Criminal Records check with Vulnerable Sector search and a Child
Abuse Registry search.
 Must have experience working within confidentiality guidelines and
maintaining a high degree of professionalism at all times.
 Must be able to set and maintain professional boundaries.
 Must be comfortable working in a women- and children-only building and from
a women-centered perspective.

Essential Duties of Position
 Must be available on site for after-hours emergency and on call duties at least 2
weeks out of each month to ensure families are supported and safe.
 Works in the SHYM office 1 weekend each month supporting the families and
fulfilling all operating duties during that time frame.
 Attends quarterly staff meetings with all SHYM staff and with all YWCA staff.
 Conduct routine (monthly), non-licensed inspections of facilities as directed by
the Facilities and Housing Managers.
 Cleans, performs minor paint jobs and repairs to vacant units for new tenants
as necessary.
 Reports all concerns, questions, safety issues, and deficiencies in building.
 Advance the mission and vision of the YWCA Halifax.

Compensation: This position offers an unfurnished one-bedroom apartment
including heat, hot water, electricity, and free parking at a value of $10,200/year.
No additional compensation will be made available.

Please forward resume and cover letter as soon as possible to:
Krista Dunn – Housing Manager