Poverty Reduction Worker Job Posting

Poverty Reduction Worker

1 yr term contract – Full-time position – 35 hours per week

As a member of the multidisciplinary team, the Poverty Reduction Worker responds to all requests and provides wraparound services to the users of the Food Bank. Using a holistic approach, focused on the client and their strengths, the Poverty Reduction worker intervenes with users of the Food Bank to analyze their needs, develop with them a personalized intervention plan, support in the implementation of the intervention plan in collaboration with the other team members and community partners and assesses the needs of the client and refers to appropriate resources. The worker provides information, advocacy and refers to other services, if necessary.

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Poverty reduction worker, is engaged in community liaison, education and outreach services on issues and programs offered at the Centre. The person identifies the needs of the community from a program planning and development perspective.   The incumbent shares with the team the needs of the clients as well as the direction and objectives of the service.