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Job Number:  34676
Outreach Worker - Summer Student
Job Posted: Tuesday, 2 May 2017
Closing Date: Tuesday, 23 May 2017
(60 days ago)
Red Bear Healing Home Society
Region: Central / Halifax area Type: Full time
Location: Halifax Salary: $10.85 hour / 35 hrs per week / 8 weeks


The Coordinator has the responsibility to assist people who are experiencing poverty. 

  • Be an ambassador for Red Bear Healing Home
  • Develop and maintain community relationships | networks
  • Build a sense of trust in our communities


Qualifications, Skills and Education

  • Honest, reliable, patient, non-judgmental and friendly
  • Post- secondary education or equivalent with experience working in the voluntary sector or with people who are experiencing poverty an asset
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written; a good listener
  • Detail oriented
  • Motivated | self-starter
  • Maintain confidentiality



  • Agree to Red Bear Healing Homes principles and mandate
  • Knowledge of or interested in learning about services available to people experiencing poverty
  • Drug and alcohol free
  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • Have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act2
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
  • Access to the internet and a cell phone is a required/asset – this is mainly a work at home position
  • Must be able to work 35 hours per week including occasional weekends and evenings
  • First Nations, women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and to disclose when applying



  • Update database of contacts, do mail merges and email posters
  • Must develop a presence at food banks, shelters, soup kitchens and community
  • Develop reports
  • Assist with accessing sponsors and gifts in kind for events and general operating
  • Develop a newsletter of events, resource and information, inspirational messages for voice mail participants
  • Contact partners
  • Assist with event to educate people about First nations spirituality (promotions, logistics, accessing sponsors and greeting guests)
  • Contact and schedule presence at shelters, soup kitchens, community hubs, shelters, food banks and events to sign people up for Red Bear Connects voice mail and be prepared to provide information on community supports and services
  • Email executive director in a timely manner
  • Other duties as requested
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Send resume and cover letter together in one pdf with subject heading Outreach Coordinator
to the following email address:
Carla Conrod
Red Bear Healing Home Society

No Telephone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Thanks in advance for your interest. Interviews take place immediately until position is filled.
Contact Details:
Carla Conrod
Red Bear Healing Home Society
Facebook: myredbear
Tel: 9024484744
www:   www.myredbear.com

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