Position: Strengthening Families Outreach Worker – Community Wellness Programs
Job Posting No: 2019-17
Date: May 30, 2019
Closing Date: June 16, 2019
Status: Full Time, Term ending/up for renewal, March 31, 2020
Department: Community Services
Reports to: Program Manager – Community Wellness Programs
Hours of Work: Mon. – Fri.: 845am – 5pm*
*Note: This term position may be extended contingent on funding confirmation. The hours of work for this position may vary based on the department’s operational requirements.
Functioning as part of the Community Wellness team, the Strengthening Families 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 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.
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
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 program 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
Commitment to Reconciliation
Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions and the impact of colonization on the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals and families [knowledge of current and historical factors that affect the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals and families]
Interdisciplinary Team, Collaboration
Proven ability to work within a 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, presentation 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 #2019-17 to:
Mount Carmel Clinic
886 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R2W 5L4
Fax # (204) 582-4733
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