Outreach Worker – Part-time

  • Temporary
  • Masset

Website Haida Gwaii Society for Community Peace

Job Title: Outreach Worker Reports To: Transition House Director
Location Masset, BC Position Type: Temporary Part-time Until September 1, 2021
Level/Salary Range: Classification: Victim Service Worker

$23.10 – $26.91 / hour (JJEP Grid Level 11)

Position Hours: 10 hours/week
Variable schedule/as needed
Date Posted: March 23, 2021 Posting Expires: Until Filled
Applications Accepted By:
Fax or E-mail:

(250) 626-4664 or td.hgspeace@massett.ca
Subject Line: Outreach Worker position
Attention: Transition house director

Mail:

Box 811
2132 Collison Avenue
Masset, BC
V0T 1M0

Job Description:

  • Provide Support Services to residents of Masset, and Old Masset, as well as any previous Transition House client’s island wide.
  • Activities include but are not limited to community education, consultation and advice to community agencies on the effects of violence against women.
  • Follow up support for former residents of Masset’s Transition House. Transportation to the Masset Transition House and accompaniment for legal, medical service appointments.
  • Assessment and supportive lay counselling for women who have experienced violence, abuse or threats.
  • Liaison between STV and other community programs.
  • This position is required to use their vehicle in the course of their duties.
Role and Responsibilities:

  1. Developing networks with related services (e.g. counseling programs, neighboring transition houses, alcohol and drug, and other services) to foster a working relationship between services;
  2. Working with community agencies in a consultative/advisory capacity to identify and address the service needs of Women. Including any proposed development of violence against Women programs;
  3. Developing and delivering culturally-appropriate public education initiatives to raise awareness of the effects of violence against Women towards the prevention of violence against Women;
  4. Providing Public education to raise awareness of the services available to Women who have experienced violence, abuse or threats;
  5. Prompting culturally-sensitive Support mechanisms based on the needs of individual Women who reside in Masset, Old Masset area;
  6. Providing supportive counselling individually or in groups for residence or former residents of the Masset Transition House and Women in the surrounding area who have experienced violence, abuse or threats and who are in need of Support;
  7. Facilitate Women’s understanding of her experience and the emotional and psychological impact of the trauma resulting from abuse or violent experience;
  8. Assisting Women who have experienced violence, abuse or threats, through referrals to appropriate services such as safe, affordable housing, etc.;
  9. Providing transportation, accompaniment and advocacy, as required, such as for services of the transition house in Masset, medical emergencies, legal, or social services appointments;
  10. Providing referral and follow up to Women who have accessed Outreach services; and
  11. Conduct appropriate administrative duties.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Diploma in a related human / social service field
  • One (1) year recent related experience:
    • Providing services to women who have experienced violence ;
    • And providing outreach or similar services.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • This position is dependent on a clear Criminal Records Check (Vulnerable Sector).
  • This position requires Union membership with the BCGEU General Services.
  • This position is required to use their vehicle in the course of their duties. The successful applicant will have a reliable vehicle at their disposal.

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To apply for this job email your details to td.hgspeace@massett.ca