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Job Details

Street Outreach Worker

Employer

Creating Hope Society of Alberta

Date Posted

May 30, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $45,500.00 to $50,960.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jun 20, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Creating Hope Society of Alberta

Languages

English

Education

  • College/CEGEP
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

Services for the homeless

Work setting

  • Community agency
  • Social service or charity agency
  • Associations and non profit organizations

Tasks

  • Prepare reports or case histories
  • Administrative and office activities
  • Implement life skills workshops
  • Conduct follow-up assessments
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Supervision

No supervision responsibility

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
  • Mental health first aid Certificate
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • Cultural Awareness Training
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Food Safety Certificate

Target audience

  • Aboriginal groups
  • Females
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Street population

Computer and technology knowledge

  • Electronic mail
  • MS Office

Area of work experience

Community service organization

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Child welfare check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Ability to work independently
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Weight handling

Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Values and ethics
  • Client focus
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Organized

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Experience

Experience an asset

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Mileage paid

Long term benefits

Maternity and parental benefits

Other benefits

Free parking available

Support for Indigenous people

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports Indigenous people
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for Indigenous workers
  • Develops and maintains relationships with indigenous communities, indigenous-owned businesses and organizations
  • Provides cultural competency training and/or awareness training to all employees to create a welcoming work environment for Indigenous workers
  • Facilitates access to Elders who can offer support and guidance to Indigenous workers

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Street Outreach Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Community and Social Service Workers
SOCIAL

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

METHODICAL

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

innovative

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

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

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Physical Abilities

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