Outreach Worker
Family Services of Central Alberta - Red Deer, AB

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Family Services of Central Alberta
Job Posting

Position Description: Outreach Worker

Number of Hours: Maternity Leave Position – 40 Hours per week

Starting Salary: $18.03-19.88 per hour

Closing Date: When a successful candidate is hired

Contact: Candice Henderson - Manager of Early Childhood Services
Fax: 403-343-6407

Details
The successful candidate will be responsible for developing relationships and providing support to children, youth, and/or families referred to Family Services of Central Alberta. Outreach services are preventative in nature and may vary from home visitation/parenting support, drop-in group facilitation, life skill facilitation, connecting clients with appropriate programs and resources and/or homelessness prevention. This is a one year maternity leave position with possibility of extension.

Qualifications

  • Related post secondary education in the human services, health care or education

sectors is preferred; equivalencies will be considered

  • Experience in providing supportive services to children, youth, and/or families in culturally sensitive ways.

Professional in appearance and able to represent the agency and programs positively within the community

  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in group facilitation; strong public speaking skills
  • Demonstrated flexibility to meet the needs of the job in ways that also maintain healthy personal boundaries.
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities
  • Emotionally mature and capable of exercising good judgment
  • Knowledgeable in the use and operation of computers and databases systems
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record and Child Intervention Record checks.

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