Employment Opportunity: Community Outreach Worker First Steps Program

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Are you looking for a career that can make a difference in the life of a family in need? Put your passion for providing support and counseling towards a rewarding opportunity with Catholic Social Services as a Community Outreach Worker with our First Steps Program.

About the Role:

This is a permanent full time position at forty (40) hours per week.

You will be joining an established Agency that is guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect. With more than 50 years of service delivery, Catholic Social Services is one of the largest multi-function social services agencies in Canada, with more than 1600 staff, and 2000 volunteers delivering 130+ programs throughout Central Alberta.

As a Community Outreach Worker, you provide mentoring and support to pregnant or new mothers dealing with addictions issues. Using your ability to assess individual needs and your awareness of community programs, you link women to the resources they need to be successful. Your flexibility, problem-solving and non-judgmental approach is the foundation in supporting mothers to move forward. You have the ability to work in a team environment, to develop solid, long-term relationships with the people you serve by establishing trust, mutual respect and healthy boundaries.

Your Degree/Diploma in Human Services (or equivalent) combined with approximately 2 years’ experience working with individuals, families and children have prepared you for this challenging and rewarding role. Knowledge of addictions, family violence and community-based services make you an ideal candidate. A vehicle and valid Operator’s Licence is required.

The salary for this position is $21.57 to $24.28 per hour based on qualifications and experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, flexibility and supportive working environment.

Police Information Check including vulnerable sector search, Intervention Record Check and/ or summary of driving record are conditions of employment and the financial responsibility of the candidate.

We thank all applicants; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We offer flexibility, a comprehensive benefits package and a supportive working environment. We are an equal opportunity employer

As a Catholic social services agency we are guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect.

 

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