Position: Community Outreach Worker – ACT
Classification: Community Outreach Worker
Job Posting No: #2019-08
Date: April 18, 2019
Closing Date: May 5, 2019
Status: Part Time, .6 EFT – Term (Ending March 31, 2020, Renewed/Posted Annually)
Department: Community Services
Reports to: Program Manager – Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
Hours of Work: 22.5 hours/week*
*Note: The hours of work for this position may vary based on the department’s operational requirements.
Functioning as part of a coordinated service delivery team, the Outreach Worker works proactively with new and existing clients, offering a range of support and recovery services, within an existing service plan and on an as-needed basis. The Outreach Worker is a relationship-builder and advocate and provides service in a non-judgmental and culturally appropriate manner, helping clients to build new skills and achieve their goals.
This Program works within an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Model and utilizes the Housing First Principles from a social justice orientation which includes harm reduction, pro-choice, social determinants of health, human rights, social development, population health, health equality and trauma informed, client centered practice
Due to the nature of this position, preference will be given to Indigenous applicants.
Requires undergrad degree or equivalent in related field
Valid Drivers’ License and access to a reliable vehicle
Service Delivery Skills, Expertise and Experience
Experience with target population, community health agency, working with Indigenous clients/diversity; competency in recovery-oriented services (assessment, crisis intervention, basic support and treatment)
Proven knowledge and ability in relationship-building, critical thinking, decision-making, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
Focus on Results
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and focus work-related activities to effectively and efficiently achieve service goals and produce expected results/outcomes
Alignment with Organizational Values
Commitment to the principles that guide Mount Carmel Clinic, as reflected in the history, vision, mission and values
Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions and the impact of colonization on the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals and families
Interdisciplinary Team, Collaboration
Proven ability to work within an interdisciplinary team environment with respect, professionalism, cooperation, sensitivity and cultural awareness
Strong knowledge, commitment and demonstrated ability to apply diversity, equity, cultural safety, pro-choice, social determinants of health, population health, harm reduction, trauma-informed and community development principles in all aspects of the work
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in the use of computer systems
Applicants may be required to undergo testing to determine their knowledge, skill and ability as they relate to the position. Mount Carmel Clinic has undertaken to increase responsiveness to Indigenous people by promoting a workforce that is representative of its participant population. Applicants are encouraged to self-declare in their cover letter or resumé.
To be properly considered for a position, both the posting number and job title to which you are applying, must appear in the subject line of your email.
Submit an Internal Application Form or resume and cover letter quoting job posting #2019-08 to:
Mount Carmel Clinic
886 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R2W 5L4
Fax # 204-582-4733
We thank all applicants; however only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
Mount Carmel Clinic is an Employment Equity Employer