Outreach Worker

Location : Operation Runaway

Outreach Worker, EGADZ Operation Runaway

The Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre Inc. - EGADZ requires Youth/Outreach Workers interested in a part time position within the Operation Runaway Program.

EGADZ is an inter-agency, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide services for hard to serve youth and adults in Saskatoon with the mission to encourage and support them to make choices that improve their quality of life.

The EGADZ Operation Runaway Program provides support and services to youth that habitually runaway, are “at risk”, or are already leading “at risk” lifestyles. Workers provide support and advocacy in the areas of mental health, addictions, homelessness, crisis, housing, and follow up services.

The ideal candidates are non-judgmental, compassionate, able to build trusting relationships with youth, can work independently, are time efficient, and are able to work within a non-traditional, inter-agency team.

Qualifications:

· Post-secondary education in the human services field, equivalent experience, or a combination of both

· First Aid & CPR

· ASIST

· Demonstrate and practice a healthy lifestyle

· Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with clients, staff, and partnering agencies, maintain strict confidentiality, and appropriate boundaries

· Ability to express ideas and concepts effectively in an oral and written form

· Working knowledge of computers (Windows)

· Knowledge of Indigenous cultures and issues

· Must have a valid Class 5 driver’s license with a safe driving record

· Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector

EGADZ appreciates all applicants; however only those selected for interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Closing Date : May 31, 2021

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