St. Leonard’s Community Services has been an established part of the community for more than 50 years, and is accredited for our excellence in serving children, youth, adults and families within the communities we serve.
Our staff enjoy:
The Peer Support Worker (Outreach) employ a strengths-based approach to supporting individuals with addictions and mental health issues. You are part of a collaborative team that provides proactive outreach to individuals experiencing homelessness or who are street-involved. The team will access multiple touchstone physical locations, such as shelters, as well as operate in a mobile capacity in and around Brantford’s downtown. You play a vital role on this team, drawing on your own personal lived experience with addictions, mental health and/or homelessness, to build supportive relationships. Vulnerable persons of all ages would be served by the outreach team. You make a difference!
In the Peer Support Worker (Outreach) role, you will:
Hourly wage: $21.17 plus shift premiums and group health, dental, accidental death & dismemberment, and travel insurance benefits
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week, primarily Monday to Friday days, with flexibility for evening and weekend shifts as required
Start date: as soon as possible
Contract ends: October 7, 2022
TO APPLY, YOU MUST:
In a cover letter, please articulate how your own personal lived experience with addictions and mental health relates to this position including your experience in recovery.
A note about COVID-19: Our Agency is committed to the safety of staff. We are following Public Health guidance on precautions regarding use of Personal Protective Equipment, screening of staff and clients, physical distancing, cleaning, hand hygiene, and testing. If you are selected for an interview, we will answer any questions you may have on the precautions currently in place.
Personal information submitted will only be used for the purposes of the competition in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
St. Leonard's Community Services is dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve. The Agency encourages applications from all qualified individuals. If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of our contact so that we may arrange for their provision.
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