We're hiring an Outreach Worker!
Yarrow Intergenerational Society for Justice is currently hiring for the part-time Chinese Seniors Outreach Worker.
The Chinese Seniors Outreach Worker is a multilingual, bi-cultural senior services provider providing free service to eligible clients who are above 45 years old, low-income, non-English speaking, and residents of the Downtown Eastside. The Outreach Worker supports clients by coordinating volunteers to provide language interpretation and facilitate cross-cultural understanding with health practitioners. The Outreach Worker also provides follow-up support for seniors who access our drop-in hours with health, housing, and income issues to meet their basic needs.
The Outreach Worker builds close relationships with seniors as they navigate health and other challenges. They work with seniors to navigate and overcome language and cultural barriers to services, while supporting their independence and sense of agency.
If you're interested in applying or know someone who would be a good fit, you can learn more about the position here. Deadline to apply is 11 February 2022 at 11:59PM.
Yarrow strives to create a workspace that reflects the diversity of identities and lived experiences we work alongside. We strongly encourage applicants with lived experience of structural inequity to apply, and in particular those who are Black, Indigenous, People of Colour and/or LGBTQ2SIA+ people.