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Brandon Bear Clan Outreach Worker

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  • Brandon

Brandon Bear Clan seeks term Community Outreach Staff

Hourly wage: $20.00 

Hours: 25 per week (days, evenings and occasional weekend shifts)

Please submit cover letter, resume and 3 references by January 31,2020

 to:

The Brandon Bear Clan

C/O Partners for Careers

836 Lorne Ave

Brandon, Manitoba

R7A 0T8

Or email brandonbearclan@gmail.com

Only those selected for an interview will receive a call, thank you to all who apply.

BRANDON FRIENDSHIP CENTRE

POSITION DEscriptION

 

POSITION: Brandon Bear Clan Community Outreach Worker

REPORTS TO: Brandon Bear Clan Women's Council

DEPARTMENT: Brandon Bear Clan                                          

PURPOSE:

The purpose of the Bear Clan is to help people and prevent the need for police and authority interventions. This is achieved in a non-violent, non-threatening and supportive manner primarily through relationship building and reconciliation. The Bear Clan offers help, information, supplies and respect to all community members.

SUMMARY

Reporting to the Brandon Bear Clan Women?s Council, the staff is responsible for supporting the Brandon Bear Clans activities and administrative duties. The person(s) should be passionate about supporting the goals of Brandon Bear Clan and be comfortable building relationships with our most vulnerable community members. The successful candidate must show compassion, understanding and acknowledge the importance of confidentiality.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

-     Public Speaking skills

-    Of legal age

-    Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills 

-         Evidence of ability to work effectively in a multi-task environment

-         Evidence of strong organizational skills

-         Must possess basic computer skills

-         Knowledge of community resources.

-         Awareness of issues surrounding addictions, homelessness, Mental Health

-         Understanding of harm reduction

-         The ability to perform their duties on a regular basis

-         Valid Manitoba Class 5 license and reliable vehicle

-         Basic bookkeeping skills

-         Ability to work independently and as a team

-         Knowledge of Bear Clan goals

-         Current First Aid and CPR

ASSETS

-         Ability to speak an Indigenous Language

-         Experience working with vulnerable community members

-         Food Safe Certificate

-         Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and/or A.S.I.S.T.

ADMINISTRATIVE

-         Keep track of monthly statistics & submit to the Women?s Council

-         Complete reports as assigned

-         Make observations and keeps accurate records

-         Supervise and mentor new volunteers

-         Create/ Distribute communication material

-         Responsible for all Social Media accounts

-         Maintains up to date inventory of program materials

-         Maintain budgets and seek funding opportunities

-         Keep track of hours worked and record attendance daily

INFORMATION and COMMUNICATION

-         Will be required to observe and function within the policies and procedures of Brandon Friendship Centre and The Brandon Bear Clan

-         Outreach with and share information to the community about Brandon Bear Clan

-         Answer requests and do presentations as requested

-         Note any communication with Women?s Council in reports

-         To answer inquiries and provide information to the community

-         Report directly to the Brandon Bear Clan Women?s Council any information, concerns and matters that have a bearing on the operation of Brandon Bear Clan

-         Participate in and arrange trainings for Bear Clan patrollers

-         Maintains files and required funding reports

SUPERVISION

-         Incumbent is able to work with minimal supervision following initial orientation and training period

-         Exercises a good deal of independent judgement in performance of duties

-         Ability to maintain healthy boundaries

PATROLS

-         Will prepare for (shop, prepare supplies, snacks, set up) and participate in weekly patrols

-         Will register new patrollers and complete necessary paperwork

-         Will work at increasing community involvement in patrols

-         Will work towards increasing number of patrols

-         Will accept donations and keep patrol den organized and tidy

-         Makes oneself aware of community concerns and follow up when appropriate

              

Note: A Criminal Record Check, Adult Abuse and Child Abuse Registry Check must be submitted.

NOTE:    THIS POSITION DEscriptION IS REPRESENTATIVE AND SHOULD NOT BE MISCONSTRUED AS BEING ALL INCLUSIVE.

ABOUT EMPLOYER

Brandon Friendship Centre

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