POSITION: OUTREACH WORKER
TERM: EXPECTED START DATE AUGUST 10TH – JANUARY 29, 2021. HOURS OF WORK, 9:00 – 3:30, 5 DAYS/WEEK (half hour unpaid lunch break daily).
RATE OF PAY: $24/HOUR
This is a Part-Time, Term Position with the Aboriginal Coalition to End Homelessness (ACEH) as an Outreach Worker. Working collaboratively with the Indigenous Street Community Advocate (ISCA) and reporting to the Executive Director the Outreach Worker is responsible for providing support, advocacy, resources, and referrals, and to assist individuals transitioning into housing.
Required to complete the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General Criminal Record Check prior to commencement of employment.
Required valid Driver’s License and vehicle
Education a diploma, certificate or degree in a related field and/or significant proven experience related to this position, e.g., advocacy, liaison, support worker, project planning and coordination.
Experience preferably two years of experience providing related support to Indigenous peoples.
- Required – experience or personal insights into working cooperatively and non-judgmentally with people with disabilities, lived experience, addictions, etc.
- Required – experience working with Indigenous peoples and an awareness of the impacts of colonization.
- Preference – given to those with experience working with non-profit organizations, family support, social services, and/or chronic homelessness.
- Preference given to those with experience coordinating events and community events.