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Street Outreach Worker Jobs Job Openings in Kamloops

Street Outreach Worker (Kamloops)

Reports To: Director of Clinical Supports

Term: Temporary Full-Time (starting ASAP up to and including October 15, 2020)
Hours: Tuesday to Friday 12:00pm to 8:00pm with ½ hour paid break.
Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm with ½ hour paid break.

Wage Range: $19.00 to $23.00 commensurate with experience.

Vacation: Permanent Full-Time/Temporary Full-Time (over three months) who work more than 30 hours per week are eligible for three weeks paid vacation in the first year and they may be taken after a successful probationary period. In the second year, this entitlement increases to four weeks. In the fifth year, the entitlement increases to five weeks. Each year after five years the entitlement is five weeks plus one day for every subsequent year to a maximum of six weeks. Unless otherwise negotiated. Permanent Part-Time/Temporary Part-Time employees (over 22.5 hours per week on contracts more than three months) vacation entitlements accrue each payroll according to Employment Standards Act BC (as amended). Casual/On-Call/Permanent Part-Time/Temporary Part-Time employees (under 22.5 hours per week or on contracts less than three months) vacation entitlements are paid out each payroll according to Employment Standards Act BC (as amended).

Benefits: Permanent Full-Time employees are eligible for full health benefits (minimum 30 hours per week). Part-Time employees (under 30 hours per week) are not eligible for health benefits. These hours can be fulfilled through a variety of permanent positions. All employees have access to the Yearly Physical Activity Bonus, two additional ASK Statutory Holidays, Annual Retreats, Training, and ASK Staff Social Events.

Who is the ASK Wellness Society? The ASK Wellness Society is a not for profit organization that supports individuals within the BC Region with opportunities and the resources to change their current situation. It’s about reaching out to those people who are homeless and battling addictions, helping them find housing and medical care, addressing their addictions, stabilizing mental health issues and, ultimately, providing them with the skills to re-enter the work force. The ASK Wellness Society administers an unconditional sense of hope to those who are convinced they are incapable of ever achieving a stable and meaningful life.

Purpose and Function:

To provide supportive outreach services, to vulnerable people who are homeless or at-risk of being homeless in our community. Promote healthy, independent living skills in order for them to achieve their personal aspiration and live as independently as possible. Liaise with By-Law/RCMP/Businesses/Neighborhoods. Keep up-to-date, detailed client notes in client files on ShareVision. Client centered approach with a harm reduction and person-centered model.

Specific Responsibilities

· Liaise with By-Law/RCMP/Businesses/Neighborhoods (Quick/Crisis Response);

· Provide outreach services in partnership with community partners (i.e.: nurses, social workers, family physicians, psychiatrists, Interior Health, etc.);

· Provide crisis/transition point intervention when necessary for clients;

· Harm reduction distribution and education;

· Contribute to the protection of clients from abuse, and support clients when they are in distress;

· One-on-one contact with individuals on the street and in emergency shelters;

· Provide individualized support, as needed, to multiple barrier clients and to assist them in referrals to acquiring affordable, safe, and supported community housing;

· Advocating on behalf of clients and/or supporting them to advocate for themselves;

· Provide monthly documentation of client statistics and work duties performed;

· Keep up-to-date, detailed client notes in client files;

· Provide street services when required and appropriate;

· When required provide additional services to other supportive housing settings;

· When necessary, be trained to be the first to respond to an overdose situation with on the spot overdose response and support and prepared to work calmly and together with your team, paramedics, and police in crisis situations;

· Ensure compliance with all Society supportive standards, policies, and procedures;

· Other duties which may or may not be outlined in this job description.

Administrative Responsibilities:

· Maintain complete documentation, statistics, and records in files and on ShareVision database;

· Assist team with required verbal and written reports, case notes, letters, and memoranda;

· Maintain files and documentation to the COA Standard;

· When requested, be a member of the COA’s Performance and Quality Improvement team in which you will encourage the organization to use data to identify areas of needed improvement and implement improvement plans in support of achieving performance targets, program goals, client satisfaction, and positive client outcomes.

Qualifications and Suitability:

· Bachelor of Social Work, Human Service Diploma or equivalent and/or experience with mental health/addiction and homelessness issues;

· Skills in mediating conflict between various interests;

· Ability to work as a team member in a case management setting involving multi-agency supports;

· Understands and maintains clientele/worker boundaries;

· Strong working knowledge of community resources;

· Excellent communication, writing, documentation and organizational skills;

· Must pass criminal record check for vulnerable sector and reference screening;

· VAT (Vulnerability Assessment Tool) training an asset;

· Mental Health First Aid, Trauma Informed Practice and ASSIST Training an asset;

· Level 1 First Aid required;

· Must have access to vehicle in good working condition and possess valid driver’s license with relevant insurance to transport clients;

· In-house Violence Prevention Training provided;

· As clients are allowed to have pets, it is noted that this is a pet friendly environment.

The ASK Wellness Society is dedicated to promoting diversity/multiculturalism with inclusion as one of our Core Values. We are fully focused on equality and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age.

Closing Date: May 27th, 2020 at noon
Interview Dates: June 1st, 2020

Please Reference Position: Temporary Street Outreach Worker

Attention: Human Resources


  • On-site parking
  • Casual dress
  • Wellness programs
  • Company events & social hours
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Vision care

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $19.00 to $23.00 /hour


  • mental health knowledge: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)


  • drivers (Required)

Work remotely:

  • No

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Job Title : Street Outreach Worker Company : The ASK Wellness Society Location : Kamloops Pub Date : 14 days ago