Job Posting 99211

Outreach Worker
Hope Mission
Central Alberta
Red Deer, AB
closed 9 days ago (Fri, 16 Feb)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $15/hour + 4% Vacation Pay

Title: Outreach Worker – Full-Time – 1-year contract

Reports to: Program Manager – Hope Mission Red Deer

Based at: Hope Mission Red Deer

Hours of work: Shifts may vary. Generally, 10am-6pm. Must have availability on evenings and weekends for events.

Start Date: February 12th, 2023

Wage: Hourly. $15/hour plus 4% vacation pay

To Apply: Submit a resume and a cover letter indicating why you want to work for Hope Mission, a Christian ministry to . You will also be asked to submit 2-3 references (pastor, employer, teacher, mentor)

 

Hope Mission is a non-denominational Christian inner-city rescue mission based in Edmonton, Alberta. Hope Mission also has branches in Calgary, Red Deer, Wetaskiwin, and 2 summer camps.

Mission Statement: Hope Mission exists to serve, strengthen, and uplift men, women, children and youth through the life-changing gospel of Jesus Christ.   

Our Vision

Hope Mission has a vision that men, women, youth and children who come to our doors would come to know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Saviour.

This vision can be fulfilled only if all staff are diligent in serving, strengthening and uplifting people in the name of Jesus Christ.  

Job Summary:

As an outreach worker you will assist with planning and leading our afterschool programs for children and youth in Red Deer. You will also support with food preparation, special events, our food hamper program, cleaning, and a variety of other tasks to serve, strengthen, and uplift children and families. 

Key Attributes:

  • Teamwork: Able to serve alongside a variety of teams, helping where needed most.
  • Passion for & Commitment to running children’s programs and serving vulnerable children and families.
  • Multi-Tasking: Able to juggle competing needs and prioritize completion of tasks and projects
  • Flexibility: Willingness to adapt as program needs and opportunities change.
  • Heart for Service: Desire to serve as Christ did with a humble and joyful heart.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with planning and preparation tasks for afterschool programs for kids in Red Deer
  • Lead games, crafts, lessons, and devotions for children and youth
  • Assist with meal preparation
  • Assist with food hamper building and deliveries
  • Assist with set up and cleaning for events and programs
  • Responsible for set up and clean-up of program space
  • Other related tasks and duties as required

Minimum Qualifications & Skills:

  • Physically able to lift up to 50 lbs, run and play active sports and games with youth
  • Excellent communicator
  • Experience working with children and youth
  • Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Food Safety Certificate an asset
  • 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 with a Vulnerable Sector Search and a Child Intervention Record Check
  • Must be able to provide 2-3 references
  • As we partner with schools we require new hires to provide proof of their covid-19 vaccination.
  • Adherence to Hope Mission’s Policies and Procedures

To apply:

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