Exit-up Support Staff (Part-Time)

Siloam Mission - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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Date Posted: June 11, 2018

Employment Opportunity: Exit-up Support Staff, Permanent Part-Time

Position Summary

A connecting point between the compassionate and Winnipeg’s less fortunate, Siloam Mission is a Christian humanitarian Organization that alleviates hardships and provides opportunities for change for those affected by homelessness.

Building a community of hope since 1987, we would like to invite you to join our journey. Siloam Mission is currently seeking a permanent part-time Exit-up Support Staff . The successful candidate is responsible in working alongside Exit-up program participants with the aim of building capacity in the areas of education and employment.

As part of Siloam Mission’s mandate to be a connecting point between the compassionate and less fortunate, the incumbent is expected to facilitate and provide leadership to volunteers whenever possible in the performance of his or her duties.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Connect & mentor participants, creating dynamic and engaging programming and skill building activities

Assist participants in all areas of life in order to transition into interdependent living ie. life skills, budgeting, cooking, hygiene, healthy relationships etc.

Assess members’ relevant skill strengths and development needs

Connect clients with appropriate community services by assessing their need and acting as a liaison between members and agencies

Maintain members records in a timely manner

Monitor, evaluate and communicate progress of members with the members themselves, team members and the supervisors on a regular basis.

Qualifications & Experience Required:
A degree or diploma from a social science field

Experience in the Child and Family Services field working with youth

Knowledge of the child welfare field and it’s governing bodies

Strong understanding of Aboriginal culture, and its relation to child welfare is a must

At a minimum, a strong comfort level of Aboriginal Spirituality and its relationship to traditional Christian beliefs.

Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team

Ability to work from a trauma informed perspective

Experience in mental health and/or addictions field

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to form relationships with marginalized individuals

Knowledge of community resources for homelessness, health, mental health and substance use

Demonstrated understanding of the unique issues and barriers affecting the less-fortunate

Highly developed understanding of and proven ability to communicate appropriate professional boundaries

Must have a valid driver’s license, a vehicle in good working order and be willing to drive clients to appointments

Additional Information:
We provide competitive compensation in the non-profit sector.

Siloam is a Christian Humanitarian organization. Discussion and understanding of Siloam Mission’s Statement of Beliefs is part of the interview process. https://www.siloam.ca/about-us/mission-beliefs/

This position is subject to criminal record check (including vulnerable sector), adult & child abuse registry check.

Hours of work: 20 hours/week flexible with at least 1 weekend shift

Work location : 210 Evanson St.

Closing date: June 25, 2018