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COVID 19 Outreach Worker – Auduzhe Mino Nesewinong Closing July 22, 2021 at 12noon

POSITION: COVID 19 Outreach Worker

SHIFT: Monday to Friday 8am-4pm

SALARY: $26.31 – $34.21 hourly

Location: Indigenous COVID-19 Testing Site, 22 Vaughan Road /City of Toronto

Na-Me-Res (Native Men’s Residence) located in Toronto, is a diverse, multi-service organization.  Through a culture-based approach that addresses the holistic needs of its clients, Na-Me-Res’ mission is to provide temporary, transitional and permanent housing to Indigenous men experiencing homelessness in Toronto, while providing outreach and support services to the broader Indigenous homeless population.

MAIN FUNCTION: The Indigenous COVID Outreach Worker position is intended to support the on-site team at Auduzhe Mino Nesewinong the Indigenous specific COVID testing and vaccination center in creating a welcoming, supportive and culturally safe space for Indigenous clients, and to develop and provide supports.

The Auduzhe Mino Nesewinong projects use Indigenous community driven processes to address gaps in health and public health services and information for impacted FNIM by COVID-19.  This includes responding to unmet health and social needs; support in access to COVID-19 prevention strategies, testing, isolation, and care; and gathering information about COVID-19 testing, exposures, risks and protective factors.

 

Working under the guidance and direction of the Research Project Manager, the COVID-19 Outreach Worker will be responsible for activities involved in the delivery of the We Count COVID-19 project. These include: outreach to FNIM who are at risk of, have had, or do have COVID-19; assessment of and referrals for immediate unmet health and social needs; counselling on COVID-19 prevention, testing, and quarantine; testing referrals; support during isolation; gathering of testing and exposure information; and follow up with contacts.  This will be done alongside community efforts to improve Indigenous community access to testing, isolation, and services.

Under the supervision of the Project Manager, the COVID-19 Outreach Worker will identify and respond to Indigenous people in Toronto impacted by COVID-19.  This role will include:

Qualifications

 

We encourage Indigenous applications (First Nation, Métis, Inuit). We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If you are invited to an interview and require accommodation, we will make every effort to accommodate you.

 Closing Date: July 22, 2021 at 12noon

A resume, cover letter, and references can be sent to:

Human Resources 26 Vaughan Road, Toronto, ON M6G 2C4

Fax # (416) 652-3138 / Email: jobs@nameres.org

 

 

 

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