Published: November 8, 2017
Location
Job Type
Category
Department
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Job Order Number
28039
Application Deadline
Noon, Monday, November 20th, 2017
Salary/Wage
Salary starts at $28,300 plus benefits

Description

ORDER DATE..................................:      November 8, 2017

JOB TITLE........................................:      OUTREACH WORKER

NATIONAL OCCUPATION CODE.:         4212

NUMBER OF POSITIONS..............:        1

POSITION TYPE.............................:        FULL-TIME, 40 HOURS/WEEK

A place where people who are pregnant and parents with babies up to 1 year can learn how to give their babies the healthiest start possible seeks a mature, resourceful, and caring person for its prenatal and postnatal outreach community work. Operating group sessions from multiple, the program reaches out to pregnant and parenting families who may live on low incomes or experience isolation for any number of reasons.

Outreach workers who have had some similar life experience to the participants are an essential element of our team approach. Responsibilities include: reaching out to families, establishing trusting and supportive relationships through group programs and home visits, helping families make other connections in their community, keeping records, and working with site teams to plan and run community drop-in educational groups.

They are seeking someone who has:

  • Understanding, based on experience, of pregnancy and parenting with other life stresses
  • Ability to connect in a non-judgmental and empathetic way with families living in poverty or isolation
  • High school diploma and related post-secondary training
  • Related employment or volunteer experience essential
  • Experience of cultural, immigrant and Indigenous issues
  • Ability to work in a job where no two days are the same, involves complex issues, in groups and with individuals
  • Exceptional listening skills and ability to be flexible and calm
  • Ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing
  • Assets: facilitation/presenting information in a group setting, advocacy experience, additional language
  • Willingness to complete a satisfactory criminal record and child abuse registry checks if selected
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position (lifting and carrying are required)
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable car is required

*Salary starts at $28,300 plus benefits; regular daytime hours, with occasional flexibility required.

Please contact (CAHRD) Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development at 204-989-7110 for more details. 

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