Tenant Relations Worker

Native People of Thunder Bay Development Corporation
Thunder Bay, ON

TENANT RELATIONS WORKER
Native People of Thunder Bay Development Corporation is a
non-profit charitable housing corporation providing safe,
affordable housing for Families and Elders of Native Ancestry
with a portfolio of 239 housing units in the City of Thunder Bay.
NPTBDC is accepting applications from experienced
individuals of good moral character for the position of Tenant
Relations Worker. This position assists in the development of a
good working relationship between Tenants and the general
community. Promotes the general welfare of Tenants by
establishing a network of contacts with agencies to which
Tenants can be referred. Develop workshops and/or work with
Tenants on an individual or group basis that deal with
awareness of resources, home maintenance, and rent arrears;
and to assist in recognizing and addressing issues of their
developmental, social and physical needs. Investigate and
assist in disturbances and neighbourhood disputes when
necessary.
Requirements: Post-secondary education in the social work
or related field and/or a Grade 12 Diploma with a minimum of
five years related employment experience. Possess
knowledge of the Tenant Protection Act, Human Rights and
Disabilities Act, Health and Safety, etc. Have excellent
organizational, negotiation, communication, interpersonal
skills, tact, diplomacy and discretion in handling confidential
issues.The ability to communicate the needs of low-income
Native Families and Elders. Capable of using office equipment
including computers, has literacy in the Windows environment;
especially Microsoft Office 2013. Must have a valid driver’s
license and have use of a vehicle.
Respecting and understanding the Native Culture and
traditions is essential with the ability to speak the First
Nations language would be a definite asset.
Closing Date: June 22, 2018 5:00 p.m.
Send your resume complete with three references to:
PERSONNEL COMMITTEE
NATIVE PEOPLE OF THUNDER BAY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
230 VAN NORMAN STREET, THUNDER BAY, ON P7A 4B8
Fax E-mail is acceptable
(F) 807-345-1075
(E-mail) jabramowich@nptbdc.org