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Youth Outreach Worker (full-time contract until Sept. 28, 2020) - Anishnawbe Health Toronto

Jul 31, 2019
Toronto, Ontario

Anishnawbe Health Toronto

Our mission: to improve the health and well-being of Aboriginal People in spirit, mind, emotion and body by providing Traditional Healing within an multidisciplinary health care model.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:  Youth Outreach Worker - Full Time Contract Position (ending September 28, 2020)

As a fully accredited community health centre, Anishnawbe Health Toronto offers access to health care practitioners from many disciplines including Traditional Healers, Elders and Medicine People. We seek a Youth Outreach Worker to join our team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

This position provides a range of services to individuals, families, and groups to enhance or maintain youth functioning in the community. It carries responsibility for prevention, early intervention, program development and community outreach services with youth and families under the auspices of the provincial Youth Outreach Worker Program.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Child and Youth Worker Diploma and two years of directly related experience or acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience
  • an understanding and knowledge of health and other issues facing the Aboriginal homeless community such as the effects of the post-colonial and residential school syndromes
  • skills in delivering groups
  • the ability to work flexible hours including evenings, and some weekends
  • preference to work within a multi-disciplinary frame work
  • a current vulnerable sector police check
  • Aboriginal language skills and a valid Ontario driver’s license (assets)

How to apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter in one document (including your name and “Youth Outreach Worker” in the document name to recruitment@aht.ca. If you have questions about the process, please call 416-920-2605 x.332

Closing date: 5:00 p.m. on July 31, 2019

Anishnawbe Health Toronto offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, a commitment to your professional development and a supportive workplace environment

Applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal and meet the requirements of the job posting will be given first consideration in the hiring process

Anishnawbe Health Toronto is committed to diversity and values the contribution of its employees from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We welcome applications from Aboriginal persons, visible minority group members, women, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who contribute to greater diversity of perspectives

If you are invited for an interview and require accommodation, please let us know

Meegwetch to all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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