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Resident Site Coordinator (Contract)

Resident Site Coordinator (Contract)

Company: The Mustard Seed
Calgary, Alberta
Position Description

The Mustard Seed is a Christian humanitarian organization whose vision is to build community, grow hope and support change. Intentionally following Jesus Christ and partnering with the community, The Mustard Seed combats the root causes of poverty in Alberta and works to create positive, lasting change in the lives of those we serve. The Mustard Seed provides basic services - food, clothing and housing, and support services – education and employment, to those living in poverty within Alberta.


The Resident Site Coordinator will assist the Housing Plus team in providing wrap around building support to the clients of our harm reduction buildings. The Resident Site Coordinator will work as an integrated part of the Housing Plus team and be involved with in a variety of projects and support work.


  • Provide wrap-around support to clients currently living in two Mustard Seed owned Harm reduction buildings.
  • Ensure that both buildings are secure and monitor incoming and outgoing traffic
  • Observe for signs of crime or disorder and investigate disturbances
  • Patrol the buildings and perimeters randomly and regularly
  • Report in detail any suspicious incidents


  • Understanding of mental health, poverty, homelessness, harm reduction and addictions issues
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Well developed skills in conflict resolution and creative problem‐solving
  • Motivated self-starter able to work effectively on his/her own with available on-call support at all times
  • Willingness to learn and perpetually improve
  • First Aid/CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training would be an asset


  • This is 6 months’ contract position
  • Overnight from 22:00-04:00, 4 days per week (Two days will alternate weekly, with Friday and Saturday nights being consistent)
  • Will be very mobile doing onsite help
  • Ability to work within stressful situations
  • Employment Security Check is required
  • As The Mustard Seed is a Christian ministry, we require our employees to be in agreement and to sign our statement of faith
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer

Start date: Immediate
This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Apply online using our Position Application Form on our Careers page. (

Privacy Policy: The Mustard Seed follows the principles of privacy therefore the privacy policy will be adhered to. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  The Mustard Seed reserves the right to amend job advertisements. No phone calls please.

Posted: October 5, 2017  |  Expires: November 6, 2017
Posted Under: Miscellaneous
Career ID: [ 4486 ]