Street Reach Worker (#2020-061)

Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba

Posted Nov 21, 2020 at 12:15 am Closes Dec 5, 2020 at 12:15 am

Job Location:
Thompson, MB.
Job Category:
Aboriginal Organization
Job Type:
Full-Time
How To Apply:
Mail, E-mail or AMIK.ca

Professional Employment Opportunity

 
 

AWASIS AGENCY OF NORTHERN MANITOBA

OFFICE: Thompson Central Office

LOCATION:  116 Hemlock, Thompson, MB.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Position:              Street Reach Worker

                              One (1) Full-Time Permanent Position

 

The Street Reach Worker is a member of a multi-disciplinary team whose purpose is to identify, and work with children who are at risk of, or being sexually exploited. Jointly reporting to the Child Abuse Coordinator at Awasis Agency, and the Street Reach North Coordinator, the Street Reach Worker assists in the location of high-risk children and youth and returns them to safety. Following the initiatives outlined in Tracia’s Trust, the incumbent coordinates multi-systems case planning; consults with external collaterals regarding the unique needs of sexually exploited children; and assists police services and Child and Family Services agencies in identifying and investigating suspected child sex offenders.  Additional duties include delivering education and training to the Awasis Agency staff on the topic of human trafficking and child sexual exploitation.

 

Qualifications:

·        Bachelor of Social Work Degree with experience in child welfare preferred or an equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered

·        Commitment to community-based service delivery

·        Experience entering data in Child & Family Services Information System (CFSIS) an asset

·        Demonstrated ability to develop positive and productive relationships with youth

·        Knowledge of CFS legislation, standards, and regulations

·        Demonstrated assessment, interviewing, and counselling skills

·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·        Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

·        Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

·        Sensitivity to and an understanding of First Nations culture and values

·        Ability to speak and/or understand the Cree and/or Dene language an asset

 

Working Conditions:

·        Community-based, child welfare environment

·        Access to highly sensitive and confidential information

·        Flexible work schedule, including some weekends and evenings

·        Rotating on-call responsibilities

·        Satisfactory Prior Contact, Child Abuse Registry Check, Criminal Record Check and Driver’s Abstract

·        A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

 

Salary:   Awasis Agency offers a competitive salary and employee benefit package.  Salary will commensurate with education and experience

Closing Date:  Friday, December 4, 2020

 

Awasis Agency provides service to Indigenous children and families, therefore preference will be given to Indigenous applicants.  Applicants are encouraged to self-identify.  Individuals interested in this challenging opportunity please reference Competition Number 2020-061 on your resume/cover letter and in the subject line of your email in confidence to:

 

Human Resources Department

Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba

Competition #2020-061

701 Thompson Drive

Thompson, MB   R8N 2A2

Fax: (204) 778-8428

Email: hr@awasisagency.ca

 

We thank all applicants who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

 

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process

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