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Homeless Outreach Worker(s) (Penticton)

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

2 - Full-time Positions
(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:
• Outreach services to engage people who are experiencing Homelessness or At Risk of Homelessness;
• Assessing Client’s needs;
• Assisting with personal goals;
• Connecting individuals and families with Housing and appropriate services;
• A team approach to Outreach Services;
• 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 discipline
• Minimum 2 years current experience working with multiple barrier clients
• Previous Case Management experience an asset
• First Aid, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, Suicide Intervention; Trauma Informed training
• Computer proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, email and HIFIS
• 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

Ad will run till both positions are filled
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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: 7303748530



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