Homeless Outreach Worker (Penticton)

compensation: to be discussed
employment type: full-time
non-profit organization

Full-time position
(35 hours/week)

Worker will be available to provide outreach services to adults that are homeless or at risk of being homeless within the Penticton area, Monday - Friday.

Job requires the following:
- Assist clients to locate housing
- A team approach to Outreach Services
- Provide support to persons who are homeless
- Participate in client referral and follow-up
- Transportation for clients as needed to access services
- Advocate and/or mediate on behalf of clients
- Support clients meeting basic needs; and

- Relevant post-secondary education; BSW or other related education
- Minimum 2 years current experience working with multiple barrier clients
- First Aid, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, Suicide Intervention
- Computer proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, email and client database
- Valid class 5 Driver's License; with own reliable vehicle, as driving is a job requirement
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and have experience working in team environment
- Ability to work with high risk clientele
- Knowledge of the Aboriginal Culture; and
- Clean criminal record

Please submit your resume and cover letter no later than August 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
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By hand: #2 - 996 Main Street, Penticton

We thank you for your interest, but only short listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6955244902


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