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Job Number:  47003
Outreach Worker - (HIV Support Worker) #0305
Job Posted: Friday, 10 August 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 16 August 2018
(69 days ago)
Lookout Housing and Health Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Surrey Salary: 22.38

NOTICE:                                                                                                                                            JOB POSTING #0305


POSITION:       OUTREACH WORKER - (HIV Support Worker)                      1 Temporary Full Time – Surrey Health

                          Temporary until the incumbent returns


SALARY:             $22.38  (as per the Collective Agreement)


  • Monday through Friday
  • Shift times will be between 08:00 to 16:00 hrs.
  • Shifts are 7.5 hours in length
  • Days of rest shall be consecutive. Schedule may change with two weeks’ notice
  • Probationary/qualifying period will be 488 hours with mid and end point reviews.


The Outreach Worker reports to the Site Manager and works in accordance with the mission and philosophy of Lookout Housing and Health Society including following Lookout’s Code of Ethics.  Outreach workers provide a variety of support, direction, assistance and advocacy services to clients living with HIV/AIDS.  The Outreach Worker provides support and advocacy for treatment and follow-up services and to reduce the potential of hospitalisation.


JOB DUTIES: (in brief)

  • Provide support, assistance and work with clients living with HIV/AIDS
  • Will work on securing and maintaining stable, independent living situations where possible
  • Will discuss, isolate and assess issues and develop a flexible plan of action
  • Will ensure basic needs of clients are met and network, as needed, with community services
  • Will provide crisis intervention and emergency situations as necessary, ensure no harm to client
  • Complete required records and maintain statistical data
  • Provide assistance for new staff, volunteers or students
  • Job duties are complex and may have a few disagreeable factors


  • Related Diploma or Certificate or minimum Grade 12 education, plus two (2) years of recent related experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience and prefer a minimum of one (1) year case management experience.
  • Familiarity with community resources, particularly addiction, mental health, welfare and harm reduction.
  • Must have current OFA 1 First Aid Certificate
  • Must have a Class 4 Drivers’ Licence and Drivers’ Abstract
  • Crisis Intervention Skills Training an asset
  • Ability to work independently or in a team setting
  • Strong ability to manage stress and organize workload
  • Excellent communication, writing and documentation and organizational skills.
  • Understands and maintain clientele/worker boundaries
  • Ability to work with disadvantaged and challenging adults in a diverse environment
  • Strong physical and mental ability to perform work tasks and operate job related equipment.
  • A minimum of two (2) years sobriety if you have had concerns related to alcohol and/or drug use.
  • Criminal Record Clearance – vulnerable sector 

TO APPLY:         Submit cover letter and resume with Job Posting # in the subject line to:


Applications will be accepted until 17:00 hours, August 16, 2018


“All employees, including laid off and displaced employees, are entitled to apply on the vacancy and be considered pursuant to the provisions of Article 12.9.” Internal applicants must notify manager of intent to apply. External applicants will be reviewed after Internal.



How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Submit cover letter and resume. Quote posting #0305
Contact Details:
Lookout Housing and Health Society
544 Columbia Street
New Westminster BC, V3L 1B1

www:   lookoutsociety.ca/careers/

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