RECENT OR POTENTIAL GRADS: Community Outreach Worker

  • Location: Sydney, NS
  • Deadline: March 17, 2023 at 4:00 pm

Community Outreach Worker

Family Service of Eastern Nova Scotia


Schools Plus
Community Outreach Worker

Family Service is a non-profit Organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors that delivers family systems programming across Nova Scotia

Location: Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia

Qualifications: Our Organization is seeking an individual with a bachelor of social work degree, who has experience working with children, youth and families in a school setting. This position is full time permanent beginning in April 2023. This position offers a competitive salary, benefit package, reimbursed NSCSW membership dues, and ongoing engagement in reflective practice.

Position Requirements: Reporting to the Director of Professional Services, the Schools Plus Outreach worker provides direct support to children, youth and families and will assist in navigating children, youth and families to services and resources in the community. The Community Outreach Worker will work collaboratively with other school and agency staff to ensure that the student and/or family have timely access to services and programs. Skills required for the position include, but are not limited to strong engagement skills, solution focused work, and an understanding of trauma and violence informed principles.

Persons considered for this position must have: membership in good standing with their professional regulatory association, a clear police background check, and a clear child abuse registry check, and a valid driver’s license. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority (all applicants should clearly indicate their status as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident). FSENS is an equal opportunities employer. FSENS encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal People, African Canadians or other persons from a visible minority group, persons with disabilities and women. Applicants who wish to be considered for this initiative should self-identify in their cover letter.

If you are interested, please forward a resume by end of day Friday March 17, 2023 to:

Nancy MacDonald
Executive Director
Family Service of Eastern Nova Scotia

While we appreciate all who apply, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.