Position:  Community Outreach Worker
Classification: Community Outreach Worker
Job Posting No: 2019-13
Date:  June 14, 2019
Closing Date:  Open until filled
Status:  Part Time (0.6 EFT), Permanent
Department:  Early Learning and Parenting Program
Reports to:  Program Manager – Mothering Project
Hours of Work: Mon: 8:45am – 5pm, Tues: 12:30pm – 5pm, Wed: 11:00am – 5pm, Thurs: 12:30pm – 5pm
*Note: The hours of work for this position may vary based on the department’s operational requirements.

Due to the nature of this position; this competition will hold preference for Indigenous and Metis people.

 

Position Summary

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.

 

Qualifications

Education

Some post-secondary in social sciences an asset

 

Service Delivery Skills, Expertise and Experience

Class 5 Drivers’ License and access to a reliable vehicle are a requirement

3-5 years’ experience working with Indigenous and non-Indigenous women with range of issues, experience with pregnant women, experience providing outreach for hard to reach populations, experience with Indigenous persons; demonstrated understanding of oppression, harm-reduction, culturally grounded healing; demonstrated knowledge of community resources + more

Experience working with substance using pregnant women – or experience with pregnant women dealing with many issues such as substance use, homelessness, etc.

 

Critical Skills

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

 

Indigenous Understanding

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

 

MCC Philosophies

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

 

Communication

Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in the use of computer systems

 

All positions are subject to Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks. Applicants may be required to undergo testing to determine the knowledge, skill and ability required for position.

 

Mount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion and has undertaken to increase responsiveness to Indigenous people by promoting a workforce that is representative of the participants and communities we serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous persons, those with lived experience and members of equity-seeking groups. Applicants are encouraged to self-declare in their application.

 

Please submit Application Form or cover letter and resume, quoting job posting #2019-13 to:

Human Resources

Mount Carmel Clinic

886 Main Street

Winnipeg, MB R2W 5L4

Fax # (204) 582-4733

employment@mountcarmel.ca