Aboriginal Outreach Worker
EmployerNative Counselling Services of Alberta
Date PostedJanuary 11, 2022
Location Grande Prairie, AB
Earnings $47,500.00 annually
Work Hours 35 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 1  Vacancy
Closing Date Jan 25, 2022
Native Counselling Services of Alberta
- College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
- or equivalent experience
Experience an asset
Administrative and office activities
- Aboriginal band council
- Community centre
- Social service or charity agency
- Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
- Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
- Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
- Conduct follow-up assessments
- Assist clients/guests with special needs
- Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
- Accompany clients to appointments and social outings
- Aboriginal groups
Security and Safety
- Child welfare check
- Driver's validity licence check
- Criminal record check
- Own transportation
- Travel expenses paid by employer
Ability to Supervise
- More than 20 people
- 16-20 people
Work Location Information
- Rural area
- Urban area
Type of Community or Social Service
Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
- Client focus
How to Apply
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Jan 25, 2022
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Interest in consulting with social assistance recipients and pensioners to advise and aid them in locating and utitizing a variety of community resources; in referring clients to other social services; in counselling clients living in group homes and halfway houses and assisting in pre-release and release planning; in providing crisis intervention and emergency-shelter services; and in co-ordinating volunteer activities of community and social services organizations
Interest in compiling information to participate in the selection and admission of clients to appropriate programs; to assess clients' relevant skill strengths and deficits; and in maintaining contact with other social service agencies and health care providers involved with clients to provide information and obtain feedback on clients' overall progress
Interest in assisting clients to sort out options and develop plans of action, and in implementing and organizing the delivery of life-skills workshops, substance-abuse treatment programs, behaviour management programs, youth services programs and other community and social service programs under the supervision of social workers and health care professionals
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