El Paso Center for Children is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
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Street Outreach Worker ($12.50 per hour). Full-Time. Please apply via Indeed Link to apply
The Street Outreach worker is responsible for utilizing diversion practices, crisis response and intervention, shelter referrals, interim housing placement, and linking individuals with appropriate destination for continued services. Street Outreach Workers participate in training on the homeless sector’s services, personal safety, first aid, street triage and assessment, data management systems, and emergency youth shelter systems. Though the focus of our street outreach team members is to identify and encourage homeless, runaway, trafficked, and street youth to access services, they will also be trained on systems of care for adults they encounter who need help. Street outreach is conducted in collaboration with the El Paso Street Outreach Consortium. Minimum qualifications for this position include: Must be at least 21 years of age. At least high school diploma or equivalent with a minimum (Bachelor’s degree preferred) and two years of full-time experience working high-risk youth. High degree of flexibility and commitment to changing schedules, holiday, weekend, and mid-shift work. While accommodations may be able to be made from time-to-time, the flexibility of Street Outreach Worker is critical to operations and is an expectation for the role. Strong written and verbal communication skills; organizational, conflict resolution and computer literacy. Reliable transportation, driver’s license, insurance, and flexibility in transportation when schedule shifts are required/requested and/or when transportation needs for youth in residence exceed capacity of leased vehicle. Mileage is reimbursed for work-related travel. Exceptional computer skills, including proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite of business applications: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.Good time management, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and ability to communicate effectively with individuals from all walks of life. Must be able to successfully pass child protective services and criminal background check. Ability to read, write, and speak both English and Spanish are required.