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Outreach Worker – Chateh

Career Posting : Outreach Worker – Chateh

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Type: Full-Time
Term: Other
Closing Date: November 19, 2018 5:00 pm

Outreach Worker
The Dene Tha’ First Nation Family & Community Wellness Services Mental Health Program is seeking a Domestic Violence Outreach Worker to fill an available position in the community of Chateh. The position is located out of the Health Centre. This is a full time one year term position with benefits.

Duties Include:                

  • Counsel and assess the needs of clients and make appropriate arrangements for support
  • Provide continuing support services where needed
  • Maintain efficient working arrangements with resource services (Nursing Station, RCMP, School, etc.); as well as outside agencies
  • Develop and promote programs designed to address the areas of need
  • Maintain highly confidential records and prepare routine reports for supervisor
  • Ability to be on-call including after hours and weekends


  • Post-Secondary Education in the field of Health Services or Social Work with a minimum of two years related work experience
  • Be very organized with good communication, writing and interpersonal skills
  • Must be computer literate and have experience with computer software programs
  • Ability to have empathy and understanding of why domestic violence takes place
  • First Aid/CPR a definite asset
  • Ability to speak the Dene language also considered an asset

Additional requirements:  Lead an addictions-free lifestyle; hold a valid Alberta Driver’s License; provide a clear Criminal Record Check and a Child Welfare Clearance. Salary dependent on qualification and experience.

Closing Date:
Monday, November 19, 2018

Submit resumes to:
Elna Ahnassay
Personnel Services Coordinator
Dene Tha’ First Nation
P.O. Box 120 Chateh, AB T0H 0S0
Fax: (780) 321-3863 or 321-3886

We thank all applicants in advance; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.