Looking Glass Community Services
  • 06-Oct-2017 to 30-Jan-2018 (PST)
  • Station 7 Rural
  • Eugene, OR, USA
  • 10.25
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Youth Outreach Worker participates with other street outreach staff during street shifts in Cottage Grove, Oregon, providing basic needs items, information and referrals. The Youth Outreach Worker assists the Street Outreach Team in locating street youth and uses their expertise in how the Street Outreach Team can better serve street youth.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Experience: Recruiting young adults, between the ages of 18-21, who are seeking work experience in this field.
  2. Availability:  Varies. 10 hours per week. .25 FTE.
  3. Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
  4. Demonstrate ability to relate effectively with diverse staff, clients, and community members.
  5. Good communication skills.
  6. Ability to arrive on time to our Cottage Grove Rural Program, fit for duty.
  7. Ability to work effectively as a member of an integrated team.
  8. Ability to maintain a helping role and intervene appropriately to respond to the needs of young people.
  9. Cultural sensitivity and ability to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  10. Maintain professional appearance appropriate to the position.
  11. Ability to act as a positive role model.
  12. Ability to maintain confidentiality, and to set appropriate relationship limits.
  13. Demonstrate commitment to enhancing services for runaway and homeless youth.
  14. Commitment to Looking Glass Mission and Values.

 SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  1. Attend weekly, scheduled street outreach shifts.
  2. Connects with and support individuals in various settings, and provides basic needs items, information, and referrals.
  3. Participate in facilitating community presentations and trainings presented by Looking Glass, as assigned.
  4. Provide input around street outreach programming.
  5. Attend all required staff meetings and meetings with supervisor.
  6. Follow all staff instructions and directions.
  7. Prepare meals for clients.
  8. Clean facilities.
  9. Completes other duties as assigned.
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