Position: Community Outreach Worker
Classification: Community Outreach Worker
Job Posting No: 2019-58
Date: October 25, 2019
Closing Date: November 7, 2019
Status: Part Time (0.6 EFT), Term ending Dec. 1, 2020
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.
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.
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.
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
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 #2019-58 to:
Mount Carmel Clinic
886 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R2W 5L4
Fax # (204) 582-4733