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Job Number:  46052
Outreach Specialist
Job Posted: Friday, 6 July 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 20 July 2018
(65 days ago)
Richmond Society for Community Living
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Richmond Salary: $23-24 hourly

Richmond Society for Community Living is a medium sized non-profit agency that provides support and services to children and adults with developmental disabilities. We are currently accepting applications for a:


Outreach Specialist


We are looking for that special someone to join us and bring that innovative spark with them to help those we support reach their potential and find a richer quality of life. You will enjoy working closely alongside your experienced colleagues, and an excellent support network of dedicated professionals.

Our rewards often come in the form of the satisfaction from the supports we provide to those we serve. Everyone on our team is an essential piece. Everyone's contribution is noticed and recognized. Your skills and capability will be tested, enabling you to grow personally and professionally, and there is always room for advancement. You will find exceptional opportunities to work with a range of people of varying disabilities.

This is an opportunity to share your knowledge, leadership spirit, and creative capabilities highlighted through the day to day support work you will provide to the individuals we serve.


We are looking for a genuine team player who welcomes challenges and strives for the inclusion of others. Come and work amongst like-minded people with integrity, who thrive in advocating for others and have an innovative passion towards the work they do. You will receive all the support you need from our team, as we work together to serve our clients and positively impact their lives.


Strong communicator in written, verbal, and nonverbal areas, and respectful team players, and sensitivity to people from diverse cultural, health and socio-economic backgrounds.

Knowledge of and experience working with community resources

Strong planning skills in areas of daily living, but not limited to housing, life-skills, leisure lifestyle and access; as well as employment and education for persons supported. Actively working with the person to create a mutually agreed support plan that has short and long term goals. Interact with other professionals, family members, and organizations to ensure services are in the client's best interest and supportive of their goals.

Minimum two years' experience in a community based setting with an emphasis in community outreach and working with high risk populations. An undergraduate diploma/degree in the health or social sciences field (an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered).


We invite your influential interpersonal, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.

We desire your aptitude for organization and cleanliness, resourceful knowledge of the human service and disability sector, and computer literacy skills.

We are seeking your patient, constructive, and encouraging approach to the work you do and the people you work with.
Those who pride themselves in their responsibilities with integrity, and are a leader in advocating for others.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit cover letter and resume by email by closing date
Contact Details:
Kam Basi
Richmond Society for Community Living
170- 7000 Minoru Boulevard
Richmond, BC, V6Y3Z5

Tel: (604) 279-7046
Fax: (604) 279-7048
www:   www.rscl.org

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