2SLGBTQIA+ Outreach & Violence Prevention Worker (Contract until March 31, 2026)

Job Posting 32 hour per week contract position ending March 31, 2026.

Employment Opportunity with St. Mary’s Veterans Memorial Health Center, 440 Highland Ave. Fredericton, NB E3A 5X1

Ph: 506-452-2750 Fax: 506-452-2759

 

2SLGBTQIA+ Outreach & Violence Prevention Worker

Duties:

            1)  Practice confidentiality always

2)  Develop and maintain good relationships with the three communities while developing safe spaces in communities for clients

3)  Research and develop educational information to share with Health Center staff and clients

4)  Research and develop a registry of community and external partners for referrals to appropriate services for client

5)  Liaise regularly with Domestic Violence Outreach and community partners to remain updated on services available

6)  Create awareness while fostering prevention through presentations at schools, community health centers, and communities at large

7)  Schedule time to allow for services in all three communities

8)  Offer support and services such as crisis intervention, risk assessments, safety planning and individual client centered support

9)  Liaise with elders and cultural practitioners to remain informed about services available to clients

10)Willing to be adaptable and flexible to meet the needs of the client

11)Use client centered trauma informed practices to achieve healthy and safe outcomes for clients

12)Participate in training opportunities to enhance support services

13)Create awareness while fostering prevention through presentations

14)Must be self-motivated and able to work remotely when required

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1)  Ability to engage with Two-Spirit, trans, and gender diverse communities

2)  Ability to maintain a high standard of professionalism and confidentiality.

3)  Completion of at least 2 years post- secondary and 2 years of related work experience

4)  Ability and comfortability collaborating with various communities, health care professionals, and advocacy groups.

5)  An understanding of the current gaps in services for Two-Spirt, trans, and gender diverse health services.

6)  An understanding of anti-colonial, anti-oppressive, and trauma-informed work, and practices.

7)  Ability to use Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, and Teams).

8)  Superior oral and written communication skills.

9)  Ability to maintain accurate records and case notes.

10) Must be adaptable and able to work independently.

11) Must have a car and be able to travel to our two partner communities on a regular basis.

12) Relevant experience working directly with First Nation communities or organizations is required. 13)Knowledge of First Nations structures, community relations and Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqiyik culture and history is essential.

 

If interested please submit your resume/cover letter by April 25th, at 4:30 pm:

 

Cassandra Carr

Human Resources

150 Cliffe Street, (3rd Floor)

Fredericton, N.B. E3A 0A1 fax (506)472-6220 or email cassandracarr@smfn.ca