Posting # Recall List
Youth Outreach Worker (2588)
(Stationary and Street)
|DEPARTMENT:||Solvent Abuse (820768)|
|STATUS:||5 – Occasional|
|HOURLY SALARY:||Min. (1) $24.21 – Max. (12) $32.32|
SUMMARY OF THE POSITION
Person who participates to the identification of needs in a neighborhood or sector and informs and refers the clientele to the appropriate resources.
The outreach worker under the supervision of Uschiniichisuu coordinator in the CMC is responsible for providing culturally sensitive health and psychosocial awareness to youth and young adults
meeting them in their settings. The outreach worker will also participate and organize workshops and activities about various health topics with youths and families. Activities and workshops will be
conducted in accordance to other community programs and youth needs identified with youth and families. The outreach worker will focus on building trust relationships with youth and provide them with support, solutions, resources and promote participation to traditional and land-based programming in order to address youth’s mental, physical, emotional and spiritual needs within the
community. While working in close collaboration with frontline workers in the Uschiniichisuu department, the outreach worker will create links with community organizations to facilitate contacts
and readily services for youth and families. Main activities include but not exclusive:
- Establish links and relationships with community members with emphasis on youth and young adults (youth, young adults, parents, elders…);
- Act as a mentor and counsel youth to encourage social inclusion and reduce unhealthy behavior;
- Develop links and maintain effective working relationships with other community services and organizations.
- Maintain activity reporting and statistic monitoring;
- Actively contribute and participate to meetings, trainings and evaluations;
- Actively participate to specific training and mentoring provided by Public Health Uschiniichisuu (HEY).
- Stationary outreach: Planning and coordinating workshops and activities for youth and conduct workshops and activities to advocate for healthy behavior with youth and their families;
- Street outreach: Reach out and engage youth and at-risk youth in their setting.
- High School Diploma;
- Community health or health diploma would be an asset.
- 2 years experience working with youth.
Knowledge and Abilities:
- Good knowledge of legislations Youth Protection Act and Youth Criminal Justice Act is a strong asset;
- Knowledge and experience with autism and behavioral techniques;
- Knowledge of appropriate ways to handle intervention with challenging behavior;
- Ability in the identification and analysis of the clientele needs;
- Ability to communicate theoretical and practical knowledge, as applied to coaching and training;
- Demonstrated experience in adapting and implementing activities for the clients;
- Experience working with individuals, families and community organizations.
- Knowledge of the issues and context surrounding youth and family development in First Nation northern communities;
- Ability to integrate Eenou/Eeyou (Cree) culture, values, traditions and teachings into programming;
- Knowledge of Cree culture, language, and social/health issues in Eeyou Istchee;
- Knowledge of First Nation health/social service models, trends and issues is an asset;
- Ability to work in collaboration with all colleagues;
- Possess leadership skills in working with individuals and groups;
- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
- Fluent in Cree and in English;
- Requires flexible hours: according to client needs.
Only female applicants will be taken in consideration for this position due to the specific mandate of this program.
|Posting Start/End Date:||2022-11-15 / 2022-11-30|
|Shift Type:||Flexible: day, evening, night and weekends|
|Hours per Day/Week:||7/35|
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please forward your resume to:
Cree Board of Health & Social Services of James Bay
Tel 514-861-5955 / Fax 514-989-7495
With your application, please make sure to specify the Posting # and the Job title on which you wish to apply.
|WE THANK ALL CANDIDATES WHO APPLY, HOWEVER ONLY THOSE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.|
In accordance with various Sections of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), the organization has the objective of staffing all of its positions with qualified and competent beneficiaries of the JBNQA.
Please note that applicants registered in the Indigenous Succession Plan may be considered for this position if they have sufficient university educational credits to be eligible for the management activities associated with this position.