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Outreach Worker

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Job Order #: 5666769

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White Buffalo Youth Inhalant Treatment Centre Inc.
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University Bachelor's Degree
3-5 Years
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The Outreach Worker is responsible the distribution of information to the client communities regarding the support services, resources and interventions available for youth at the White Buffalo Youth Treatment Centre.  Outreach services will be targeting at risk youth or who are already leading at risk lifestyles.


Community Outreach Services
Provide promotional presentations, conferences, workshops, and tours, etc., on WBYTC and its services to First nation communities, referral agencies/organizations, and other interested parties.
Input of data into approved reporting system to meet all necessary statistical reporting requirements as required by various stakeholders including providing quarterly report statistics for Executive Director and Health Canada.
Create and provide educational presentations based on community substance issues (e.g., marijuana, solvents, drugs, etc.) to schools and community groups.

Client Intake Services
Reviews and updates all forms relevant to the client application process (e.g. intake package, permission forms, waivers, etc.)
Assists with filling out intake package  completion of required forms and answering inquiries

Client Assessment Services
Provides a preliminary assessment of youth applicants for suitability, recommend for intake, and, determination of intake dates
Utilize database for client intake and aftercare and analyzation of statistical data for the centre in consultation with the Clinical Supervisor and Executive Director.

Client Care Services
Assists with arranging detoxification for youth prior to intake if required
Provides safe transportation for youth as necessary upon admission and discharge.
Establishes an aftercare plan for youth who have completed the program or are scheduled to leave the Centre within the last month prior to departure


Skills and Abilities

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
 - Willing to travel regularly
 - Own vehicle
 - Own transportation
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Cultural Awareness Training
 - Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
 - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
 - Chemical Dependency Counselling Training/Certification
 - Human Services Diploma
 - Social Service Worker (SSW) Diploma
 - Child and Youth Care Worker (CCW/CYW) Diploma
 - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate
 - First Aid Certificate
Type of Community or Social Service
 - Services for the homeless
 - Early intervention programming for at-risk youth
 - Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)
 - Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
 - Child welfare
 - Education or training
Specific Skills
 - Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs
 - Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
 - Develop service intervention logic models and outcome measures
 - Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
 - Conduct individual and group counselling sessions
 - Implement behaviour management programs
 - Implement substance abuse treatment programs
 - Resolve conflict situations
 - Provide suicide and crisis intervention
 - Develop, coordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
 - Conduct follow-up assessments
 - Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
 - Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
 - Implement life skills workshops
 - Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
Work Setting
 - Drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Work under pressure
Security and Safety
 - Child abuse registry check
 - Criminal record check (abstract)
Target Groups or Clients
 - Aboriginal groups
 - Families
 - Female
 - Adolescents


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