Street outreach worker

Operation Come Home based in Ottawa, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Street outreach worker who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Day and Evening.

Employer Name: Operation Come Home
Position: Street outreach worker
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $41,600 annually for 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Ottawa, ON

Target Audience: Street population

Type of Community or Social Service: Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance), Early intervention programming for at-risk youth, Services for the homeless

Job Description

  • The candidate will be expected to assess clients’ needs or eligibility for specific services.
  • The candidate must assess the client’s relevant skill strengths and development needs.
  • The candidate will be expected to resolve conflict situations.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist clients/guests with special needs.
  • The candidate will be required to ensure that clients receive effective and appropriate services.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English or French languages.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma.
  • Previous experience is not mandatory.
  • The candidate must be capable of acting on their own initiative.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should have excellent customer service skills.
  • The candidate should have an empathetic and trustworthy personality.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should have good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • The candidate should be a good listener.
  • The candidate should have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • The candidate should have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight up to 9 kg (20 lbs).

Work Setting

  • The candidate will be required to work in a youth drop-in centre.

Work Location Information

  • The candidate will be required to work in Urban area.

Benefits

  • Health and long-term benefits would be provided to the selected candidates.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidates would get Health care plan, Disability benefits, Dental plan and Vision care benefits.
  • Under Long Term Benefits, the selected candidates would get Group insurance benefits, Life insurance, Pension plan, Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP) and Long-term care insurance.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

jheckbert@operationcomehome.ca

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