Job Posting 90974

Outreach Worker
Hope Mission
Central Alberta
Hope Mission Red Deer Centre
closes in 83 days (Sun, 30 Apr)
on-call / relief / casual  •  $15 an hour

 

Job Title: Casual Outreach Worker

 

Based at: Red Deer

 

Reports to: Red Deer Programs Manager

 

Hours of work: Casual – up to 20 hours/week

 

Start date: January 31st, 2023

 

Status: Casual

 

 

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OUR MISSION

To serve, strengthen and uplift men, women, youth and children through the life-changing gospel of Jesus Christ

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Job Summary: As a casual outreach worker, you will assist with leading our daily breakfast programs, and/or after school programs for children and youth in Red Deer Schools. You will support with food and activity preparation, hosting and interacting with students, and a variety of other tasks to serve, strengthen, and uplift children and families.

 

Key Attributes:

 

  • Teamwork: Able to serve alongside a team of outreach workers to run an engaging program for kids and youth.
  • Passion for & Commitment to working with children, youth, and families who face a variety of obstacles and challenges in their lives.
  • Program Facilitation: Able to engage a group of children and youth by leading games, crafts, activities, and Bible lessons.
  • Multi-Tasking: Able to juggle competing needs and prioritize completion of tasks and projects
  • Crisis Response: Able to use conflict resolution & de-escalation techniques to manage crisis & conflict situations.
  • Flexibility: Willingness to adapt as program needs and opportunities change with a joyful attitude.

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop supportive mentoring relationships with children and youth
  • Assist planning, preparing and implementing active and emotionally supportive programs & events for children and youth
  • Lead groups of children and youth in games, perform in skits, lead object lessons and biblical devotions. Lesson planning for activities listed above.
  • Promote positive relationships and choices during program times through effective behaviour management techniques.
  • Responsible for entering & filing registration forms, and documentation of critical incidents.
  • Responsible for set up and clean-up of program space.
  • Provide and serve snacks and meals for children & youth.
  • Other related tasks and duties as required

Minimum Qualifications and Skills:

 

  • Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Physically able to lift up to 50 lbs, run and play active sports and games with youth
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Conflict resolution and verbal de-escalation skills
  • Knowledge of resources and supports available for children, youth, and families in Red Deer
  • Experience working with children and youth
  • Standard First Aid certification not required but an asset

Other Requirements:

  • Being a Christian Organization we require our employees to be in agreement and sign the Hope Mission Statement of Faith.
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada on a full-time basis.
  • Able to provide Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search
  • A letter of reference from a ministry or church is an asset
  • Adherence Hope Mission’s Policies and Procedures.

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