Outreach Support Worker
Teen Challenge Community Office (Sudbury, ON)
Posted On: Wed, 01 Feb. 2023
Pay Rate: As Agreed
Hours: Full Time
Reporting To: Director of Centre Operations
WHO WE ARE
Teen Challenge Canada Inc. operates 12-month in-residence alcohol and drug addiction rehabilitation programs with centres located in Alberta, Atlantic Canada, Saskatchewan and Ontario. We offer help and hope to those struggling with alcoholism and/or addiction to other drugs through a proven faith-based program. Those struggling with addiction, their family and friends, begin their restoration at Teen Challenge.
We Are Christian We believe that God is the catalyst for change for people with life-controlling drug and alcohol problems.
We Are Committed To Those Who Are Addicted We believe that a balance of love, accountability and training are required to prepare the individual for successful re-entry into society.
We Value People Our clients, donors, staff, volunteers, churches, board members and advisory councils are appreciated and worthy of respect and honour
We Are Stewards We are committed to managing wisely all resources entrusted to us recognizing that we are ultimately accountable to God.
The primary responsibility of the Outreach Support Worker is to build relationships with persons who are struggling with addiction (clients), who may be also marginalized and homeless, and/or are in need of support and resources. The work centre is the Teen Challenge Community Office, which is an inner city presence in the addictions community.
The incumbent will work with clients by providing access to community resources to help them address addictions issues and related harms. This will include providing access to the Teen Challenge Canada program through the online application process, and providing spiritual and social support.
Responsibilities include fostering a safe, caring, supportive, nurturing, and healthy environment; and advocating for clients to address their issues related to addiction.
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