Peer Community Outreach Worker – 3 Positions (Dari, Tigrinya and Arabic speaking)
Deadline: October 16, 2023
Position Type: Project (24 months), Part-time (21 Hours)
Posting Type: Internal and external
Supervisor: Director, Community Programs and Partnership Development
Location: Toronto, Ontario (AccessPoint on Jane)
Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services (AAMHCS) is a Community Health Centre that aims to provide services and addresses system inequities to improve health outcomes for the most vulnerable immigrants, refugees, and their communities. The Centre envisions a future in which Toronto’s diverse communities achieve health with dignity.
As a member of an interdisciplinary team, the Peer Community Outreach Worker aims to provide increased supports to newcomer families by providing information, outreach and referral of internal and external community resources. The Peer Worker provides language appropriate and culturally sensitive support to newcomer families. This position works both independently and collaboratively with staff, community partners, volunteers and clients.
Training and Education
System Navigation and Appropriate Language Access
Community Health and Education
Contribution to the Centre
Qualifications and Experience
Duration: Project /24 months
Salary: $18.48– 23.46/ Hourly
Hours: Part-time, 21 hours per week
Bargaining Unit position: United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 175
Classification: Peer Outreach Worker
Access Alliance offers comprehensive group benefits coverage, annual vacation entitlement,
cumulative sick leave entitlement, employee assistance programs. Access Alliance is HOOPP employer.
Please be advised that our organization requires all staff, students, and volunteers to
be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination can be obtained from the Ministry site.
With “Peer Community Outreach Worker ” in the subject heading, please send your Resume and cover letter by 5:00 pm on October 16:
by E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
by Regular Mail: “Hiring Committee, Peer Community Outreach Worker”
Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services
340 College Street, Suite 500, Toronto, ON, M5T 3A9
Only selected candidate will be contacted for an interview.
No phone calls please.
We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will receive acknowledgement. Please note that a criminal background check will be conducted for this position.
We encourage applications from individuals who reflect the broad diversity of communities we work with, including those from racialized and LGBTQ communities. We encourage candidate to include their relevant pre-Canadian experience in their application as applicable.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
Access Alliance encourages a scent-free environment. Employees, students, volunteers, and visitors are asked to refrain from wearing fragrances and other scented personal care products (i.e. perfumes, lotions, hairspray, etc.) while at the Centre.