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Outreach Coordinator - Men's Services

PEI Family Violence Prevention Services Inc
263 Heather Moyse Dr, Summerside, PE
$22.44–$27.63 an hour - Full-time

Location

263 Heather Moyse Dr, Summerside, PE

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance

Full job description

Outreach Worker for Male Clients
PEI Family Violence Prevention Services Inc.

Summerside, PE

Job Type: One-year contract with the possibility of extension

Position Summary:

We are hiring an Outreach Worker to oversee services for male and male-identifying victims of violence. This role will oversee male clients who have been harmed and who have caused harm, providing confidential one-on-one support, information and follow-up services. It is essential that applicants have significant experience working with men. We will provide training on family violence and working with those impacted by abuse. The Outreach Worker may participate in broader work within the community, such as committees or other partnerships. This position will work out of our Charlottetown and Summerside offices, with the schedule negotiable.

Principle Responsibilities and Accountability:

  • Assessment of client needs
  • Provide information and support to individuals who are or have been in abusive relationships, as well as individuals who have been harmed by abuse
  • Offer appropriate referrals to other agencies or services
  • Accompany clients to other appointments (financial assistance, Victim Services, Court, etc.) when requested
  • Provide support groups and self-help groups as required
  • Advocate or liaise with other community services and other professionals as required

Prevention and Awareness Building:

Participate in community committees as required

  • Promote FVPS as a referral source to the community and other agencies and professionals
  • Engage with communities in prevention activities and programs

Administration:

  • Write reports as required.
  • Keep appropriate documentation on the services provided.
  • Participate in meetings with Outreach Coordinators from across the Province.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Participate in staff meetings, clinical consultation sessions, performance evaluation, and staff training opportunities.
  • Maintain awareness of FVPS’s other services, programs, and projects.
  • Keep informed of other community services available.
  • Keep current in the area of family violence and its impacts.

Position Specification:

Education and Experience:

  • A university degree in Social Work or Counseling is preferable.
  • A diploma in human services from a recognized college.
  • Or combination of experience and training.

Experience:

  • Have five years of experience in human services with men and/or male-identifying clients

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Possess active and empathetic listening skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Have ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Be organized and adaptable
  • Have non-judgmental attitudes and beliefs
  • Have a commitment to personal growth and development
  • Have the ability to provide social justice analysis on issues like violence, poverty, etc.
  • Have good assessment and case management skills
  • Excellent working knowledge and application of Windows OS, Microsoft Office, Power point, cloud-based storage systems and the internet

Environment:

This position works in an office environment with subject matter requiring a high degree of confidentiality. In addition, the Outreach Worker is required to meet with clients in a variety of community settings, which may require significant travel. The Outreach Worker must be able to interact with people from all economic, educational and cultural backgrounds. Outreach

Coordinator must be able to work flexible hours.

Wage:

$22.44-27.63 per hour, unionized position with benefits

Closing Date: Friday, January 5, 2024

Start Date: Flexible, to be determined

Applications: Please apply through Indeed or by email to Danya O'Malley - danya@fvps.ca

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.44-$27.63 per hour

Expected hours: 37.5 per week

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)

Experience:

  • men's services: 3 years (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • Driving Licence (required)

Ability to Commute:

  • Summerside, PE C1N 5P1 (required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Summerside, PE C1N 5P1: Relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person