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Job Details

Job Number:  58431
Mobile Outreach Worker - Homelessness Services
Job Posted: Friday, 18 October 2019
Closing Date: Thursday, 14 November 2019
(3 days ago)
Options Community Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Surrey, BC Salary: $25.71/hr

Temporary Full Time (35 hours per week) – Until Return of Incumbent

Shifts may include evenings and weekends


To provide Outreach Services to people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless. The Outreach Worker is expected to engage visibly homeless people living in public places, provide on-going support as needed, develop case plans and build relationships with the diverse range of community groups and connect people to that network in order to ease access to supports and services.


The Outreach Worker is required to work in a dynamic environment. This calls for flexibility to meet the emerging trends/demands in the job. A high level of motivation and sensitivity is required to effectively deliver services in a practical way to a variety of people.


Skills, abilities and competencies that are considered assets in this position:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability working with people with complex needs, including mental illness and addictions
  • Competency working at street level with marginalized people
  • Good communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Awareness of cultural sensitive issues
  • Current First Aid Certificate required
  • Food Safe Certificate an asset
  • A reliable vehicle is required
  • Willingness to work flexible hours – some early mornings, evenings and weekends.
  • Unrestricted Class 5 driver’s license is required.
  • Crisis Line experience an asset.
How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Resumes will be reviewed starting [October 25, 2019] but the posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice.

Please include a cover letter clearly indicating the posting number [#A21464] and outlining your qualifications and related experience for the position.

No phone calls please.

NOTE: Options Community Services Society is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Applicants not selected for an interview will not necessarily be notified. An eligibility list will be maintained for up to 6 months.
Contact Details
Anna Arseneault, Sr. Manager, Homelessness Services
Options Community Services Society

www:   www.options.bc.ca

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