Peers is hiring a Program Lead for our Indigenous Outreach Team.
Reporting to the Indigenous Programs Director and in partnership with the First Nations Health
Authority, the Indigenous Outreach Program Lead works to provide support services to
unsheltered and precariously housed Indigenous people.
In recognition of the urgent need for support for all unsheltered individuals and the importance
of recognizing existing relationships that have been built, the Program Lead will ensure the daily
operation of the Indigenous Outreach Team at Peers. This includes organizing outreach routes
and shifts for Outreach Workers to ensure that necessities and supports to individuals are being
received during outreach activities. This position will also work closely with the Director of
Indigenous Programs to support peer staff on outreach shifts. The Program Lead will also consult
and work collaboratively with other outreach organizations and housing providers.
This position is posted at 25 hours per week at $29 – $32 per hour based on skill and previous experience. Days of the week and times of the day are flexible, but general outreach shifts are Monday to Thursday 10:30-3:30 pm with time built in before or after outreach shifts for administrative duties.
If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please submit a resume and a cover letter that summarizes your relevant experience and skills by December 17,2021 to firstname.lastname@example.org. The position will remain open until a qualified candidate is found. This position will be prioritized for Indigenous people but is open to all folks that are interested. It is beneficial to identify in the cover letter if you are Indigenous and have lived expertise relevant to the position. We also encourage applications from, but not limited to, people with diverse abilities, and people representing diverse genders and sexualities.
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