Family Violence Prevention Outreach Worker
Liberty Lane
Fredericton, NB

The Outreach Worker requires a strong foundational knowledge base of the following:

  • Family Violence Issues and its effects on women and children
  • Program Development
  • Basic counseling interventions
  • Goal Setting and developing action plans to achieve goals
  • Organizing/Implementing/Facilitating Self Help Groups and Life Skills Training Workshops

The Outreach Worker must also have a familiarity of a broad range of education and support services available in the community and of other like minded organizations in the community.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Facilitating Self Help Groups and Life Skills Training Workshops
  • Preparing and delivering educational/awareness presentations/workshops
  • Providing individual support to women
  • Providing women with assistance in identifying goals and developing action plans to achieve the goals
  • Providing women assistance in personal self development
  • Making referrals to community based services and public agencies
  • Advocating on behalf of the women
  • Developing Safety plans with women
  • Assisting with Emergency Intervention Orders
  • Providing services to women in their own environment when appropriate and possible
  • Maintain monthly statistics
  • Other duties as required

Outreach Worker will be responsible to and report to the Executive Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

Post Secondary Education in Human Services/Social Services or equivalent training and experience.

Experience

Experience in a Family Violence Intervention/Prevention social service setting, or in a related or relevant field.

Other

  • Excellent organizational and administrative Skills
  • Appropriate interpersonal skills to work with clients and community
  • Good team player
  • Ability to work independently and be self directed
  • Ability to set strong boundaries
  • Competent computer skills including research
  • Ability to respond to situations at a moments notice
  • Is empathetic in nature
  • Exhibits clear and effective communication skills
  • French or other second language an asset

A car is required for this position as the Outreach Worker travels to women out in the community for meetings.

Background checks:

If offered a position with Liberty Lane, a Vulnerable Sector Background Check from Police and a Prior Contact Check from Social Development will be required.

All applicants must provide a cover letter and resume (resume no longer than two pages).

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Language:

  • English (Required)