Baby Steps

Full Time Outreach Worker - Baby Steps


Baby Steps Outreach worker’s purpose is to provide support and services to the parents who are involved in the Baby Steps Program.


Baby Steps Outreach reports to the Supervisor of Unification and/or the Coordinator of Outreach and Family Unification.  Baby Steps Outreach provides services to parents who are working towards building their parenting skills, life skills, accessing community resources and support, and re-entry into independent living.


  • Provide community support and services to clients
  • Community referrals 
  • Transportation to appointments
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Provide advocacy in the community through education, justice (court), financial, health and informal counseling
  • Addictions support which may include detox and treatment
  • Documenting daily information 
  • Prepares periodic reports and records on program activities, progress, status or other special reports for management or outside agencies
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Knowledge and understanding of the Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre’s programs and services
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre’s mandate and mission.
  • Knowledge of community resources 
  • Understanding issues surrounding substance abuse, addictions, Youth and Adult Criminal Justice Acts, homelessness and mental health.
  • Understanding crisis intervention, conflict resolution, and behavioral management strategies
  • Good working knowledge of the Adult Social Assistance Program 
  • Understanding of cultural diversity

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent multi-tasking and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to create a welcoming and approachable environment for youth and staff
  • Ability to work within a diverse and quick-paced environment
  • Team building skills
  • Excellent harm reduction problem solving skills
  • Effective oral, written, and listening skills
  • Ability to make decisions
  • Time management skills
  • Stress management skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Valid driver’s license

Personal Attributes:

  • Honest, trustworthy and able to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Accepting of cultural diversity
  • Be flexible
  • Skilled communicator
  • Nonjudgmental and compassionate
  • Excellent work ethic and integrity
  • Strong personal support system
  • Be a positive role model for youth and employees

Accepting applications

Follow the link to apply online via Google Forms. Please note that a Google account is required to apply online. If you do not have a Google account, follow the instructions in the job description for applying via email or in person.

Apply now