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Outreach Worker

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Job Order #: 5659075

Employer Name:
Partners Family Services
Wage/Salary Info:
$20.00/hr for 16 hours per week
Posted Date:
17-Dec-2018
Location:
HUMBOLDT
 
# of Positions:
1
Employment Terms:
Part Time
Education:
Completed at least some post-secondary
Experience:
No Experience
Apply By:
15-Jan-2019
How to Apply?:
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Employer Name:
Partners Family Services

Contact Name:
Hayley Kennedy

Contact Phone:
306-682-4135

Contact Email:
hkennedy@partnersfamilyservices.ca

Employer Website:
partnersfamilyservices.ca



Description

PARTNERS Family Services is accepting applications for the position of Outreach Worker. PARTNERS staff provide a safe, confidential and welcoming environment that assists individuals and families to meet their immediate and on going needs. This position operates from Wynyard and Punnichy.
Duties include:
- Meeting with clients to determine needs
- Provide referrals for housing, addictions, mental health, domestic violence, income assistance
-Provide advocacy for clients struggling to navigate social services programming
- Research, develop and deliver presentations in communities

Requirements:
-Certificate/diploma/degree in human services field (i.e. psychology, justice, child and youth, etc)
- Experience working with vulnerable or at risk populations
- Experience working with community groups, volunteers and agencies
- Strong team work capacity, highly organized, and capable of managing varied demands
- Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and professional demeanour
- Excellent writing skills, time management, communication and file management skills
- Computer competencies
- Certified in First Aid and CPR
- Use of personal vehicle including 2mil in liability insurance
-Clear Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector screening

 

Skills and Abilities

Work Setting
 - Community service organization
Client Population
 - Homeless
 - Males
 - Females
 - Persons with mental health disabilities
 - Culturally diverse groups
 - Aboriginal groups
 - Couples
 - Families
 - Organizations
 - Seniors
 - Adults
Security and Safety
 - Driving record check (abstract)
 - Driver's validity licence check
 - Child welfare check
 - Criminal record check (abstract)
Specific Skills
 - Teach life skills
 - Liaise with communities
 - Identify additional/alternative services and provide referrals
 - Assess clients' problems
 - Develop and implement counselling and intervention programs to assist clients in determining goals and means of attaining them
 - Evaluate clients' progress in resolving identified problems and movement towards defined objectives
 - Interview clients
 - Write reports (assessment, follow-up, progress, court reports, etc.)
Essential Skills
 - Significant use of memory
 - Continuous learning
 - Computer use
 - Finding information
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Public transportation is not available
 - Valid driver's licence
 - Willing to travel
 - Own vehicle
 - Own transportation
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate
 - First Aid Certificate
Additional Skills
 - Perform administrative tasks
Work Location Information
 - Rural community
Area of Counselling Specialization
 - Cross cultural issues
 - Conflict resolution
 - Crisis intervention
 - Family and marriage
 - Life transitions
 - Personal growth and self-development
 - Stress management
 - Substance abuse

 

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