Position:  Community Outreach Worker – Community Wellness
Job Posting No:  #2020-25
Date:  June 19, 2020
Closing Date:  June 29, 2020
Status: Part Time (.5 FTE), Permanent
Department: Community Services
Reports to: Program Manager – Community Wellness
Hours of Work: *Monday – Friday: 845am-5pm
Salary: $21.522 – $24.950/hr

*These hours can vary depending on operational requirements of the program

 

Mount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion.  Candidates are asked to self-declare at the time of application.

 

Position Summary

Functioning as part of the Community Wellness team, the Community Outreach Worker works proactively with new and existing clients, designing and facilitating community health education and Intercultural Dialogue sessions, and developing Collaborative Agency Partnerships in the North End/Point Douglas catchment. The Community Outreach Worker is a relationship-builder, advocate, and facilitator, and delivers programming in a non-judgmental and culturally appropriate manner, helping clients to build new skills and achieve their goals.

 

Qualifications

Education

Degree or certificate in a related discipline, or an acceptable combination of education and experience

Valid Drivers’ license and access to a reliable vehicle

 

Service Delivery Skills, Expertise and Experience

Strong group facilitation skills; ability to work independently, take initiative, and be innovative in program development

Experience with program development and implementation

Experience working with Newcomer and Indigenous persons; experience providing outreach to hard to reach populations Demonstrated understanding of oppression, harm-reduction, and culturally grounded healing; demonstrated knowledge of community resources; emphasis on cultural safety and cross-cultural communication

 

Critical Skills

Proven knowledge and ability in relationship-building, facilitation, 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 #2020-25 to:

Human Resources

Mount Carmel Clinic

886 Main Street

Winnipeg, MB R2W 5L4

Fax # (204) 582-4733

employment@mountcarmel.ca