Street Outreach Worker - #440323
Looking Glass Community Services
Date: 09/15/2021 14:30 PM
City: Eugene, Oregon
Salary: $15 / hour
Contract type: Full Time
Work schedule: Full Day
Do you have a passion for helping at-risk youth? Do you want to help provide services to the homeless and runaway youth in our area? Then the Street Outreach Worker might be right for you!
As the Street Outreach Worker you are responsible for greeting youth upon entering New Roads drop-in center; providing education, prevention services and referral information regarding issues of sexual abuse, domestic violence, trafficking, and other issues relevant to homeless and runaway youth. The Street Outreach Worker assists with classroom presentations, outreach to community groups and participates in regular street outreach shifts.
- Bachelor's degree in social work or another equivalent field
- At least six months experience working with homeless, runaway street youth and/or at-risk youth.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Ability to work with diverse cultural backgrounds.
- Ability to handle stressful situations and maintain a positive mental attitude.
About Looking Glass:
As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has been dedicated to serving Lane County since 1970, we proudly provide assistance to children, adolescents, and adults in our community, helping them lead more productive and fulfilling lives. We offer a wide range of services aimed toward solving challenges related to educational deficits, behavioral health issues, drug addiction, and homelessness. Our organization is nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) and is committed to providing exceptional services to the children, adolescents, and adults of Lane County.
In order to hire and retain employees who truly share our mission to "build a better future for youth, adults, and families," we offer competitive compensation and a positive work culture. We also offer a competitive benefits package for full-time staff including medical, dental, vision, generous paid time off, 401(k) options, and more!
READY TO JOIN IN OUR NONPROFIT TEAM? If you feel that you would be right for a full-time Street Outreach Worker position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application through our website.
*Applications must be submitted through the Looking Glass website.*