Street Outreach Worker - The Governing Council of The Salvation Army

Date Posted: Aug 26, 2022

Job Detail


Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • College/CEGEP
  • or equivalent experience

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Work site environment

  • Services for the homeless

Work setting

  • Various locations
  • Shelter for the homeless

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
  • Administrative and office activities
  • Appraise clients needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Assess clients relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research

Credentials

Certificates licences memberships and courses 

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Experience and specialization

Target Audience

  • Aboriginal groups
  • Adolescents
  • Culturally diverse groups
  • Elderly
  • Females
  • Males
  • Persons with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Street population

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Drivers validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure

Weight handling

  • Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Team player

Benefits

Long term benefits

  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)