Family Support and Outreach Worker
One Full-Time Temporary up to 12 month contract position, 1.0 FTE (35 hours/week), Bargaining Unit – UFCW Local 175
Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre (Parkdale Queen West CHC) is a dynamic, community-based health care organization serving mid-west downtown Toronto. Offering a broad range of services, including primary health care, dental care, harm reduction, health promotion, counselling, and community development programming, we are also committed to serving people who face barriers to health care, and we strive to reduce these barriers. PQWCHC is a multi-sited organization.
General Responsibilities: The Family Support and Outreach Worker provides support to multi stressed families in the prenatal period and with young children 0-6 years of age who are participating in the Parkdale Parents Primary Prevention Project (5Ps) in the form of group programming, information and referral, advocacy, outreach emotional support and access to instrumental and community resources.
The Family Support and Outreach Worker works collaboratively with the larger 5ps team in order to plan and implement formal and informal programs for parents and young children that are responsive to the needs of the community. Flexibly, collaboration, and teamwork are key aspects of the role. Majority of work will be based at the Satellite site and the position may be expected to work across sites.
Reporting Manager: Director, Health Promotion & Community Engagement and is based out of the Satellite office, located at 27 Roncesvalles Avenue.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Compensation: $50,561 to $59,539 per annum with Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
If you are interested in joining in a creative and dedicated team to make things better, we want to hear from you! Please send your resume and cover letter in a single document (MS Word or PDF format only) to , quoting “Family Support and Outreach Worker” in the subject line. Internal candidates, please submit your application by 5:00 pm of November 22, 2021. External candidates the deadline to apply is by November 26, 2021. We truly appreciate your interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please also note that the successful candidate will be required to provide a vulnerable sector screening police check as a condition of employment.
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