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Outreach Worker

Grande Prairie, AB, Canada

Job Type: Full-Time 

About the Role

The Grande Prairie Friendship Centre Babies’ Best Start Program Outreach Worker will host/facilitate Mom and Tot groups in Clairmont, Grovedale, Wembley, Sexsmith, and Grande Prairie, sharing information and education on topics ranging from pregnancy to supporting children and caregivers in preparation for kindergarten. The position is part-time, 28 hours per week, Monday to Thursday-8:30 am to 4:30 pm, and at least one Friday a month with some evening and weekends when needed to provide programing or community engagement.

Located at: 10105 97 Ave Grande Prairie

Reports to: Babies’ Best Start Program Coordinator

Position Details: Part-time (28 hours/week)

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Background in Social Work and/or Child Development or work experience is preferred

  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong public speaking and workshop facilitation skills

  • Detail-oriented and efficient

  • Reliable registered vehicle, driver’s license, cleared drivers abstract and valid insurance

  • Provide a 3-month current and clear Criminal Record Check

  • Provide a 3-month current and clear Alberta Child and Youth Intervention Record Check, from all provinces resided in the past 3 years



  • Provide Program Coordinator with monthly reports, timesheets, and financial receipts

  • Phone potential clients, (self, family, or partner agency referral), on a weekly and/or biweekly basis ensuring files are kept up to date

  • Inform clients of upcoming programming/sessions encouraging participation and addressing any barriers to attendance i.e. bus ticket availability

  • Establish connections and arrange meetings with current and new clients

  • Meet with Babies’ Best Start clients one-on-one to assess and provide appropriate services.

  • Keep client records, prepare program reports, maintain stats for programming, and record suggestions from clients for future programming

  • Attend community meetings

  • Initiate and maintain relationships with community agencies that serve Babies’ Best Start clients

  • Plan weekly mother’s group by scheduling presenters, following work plan programming, presenting, and facilitating, recording clients attending, etc.

  • Plan and execute additional programs and arrange presenters

  • Set-up room and all resources before start time of group. Attend to needs of presenter and introduce to group

  • Provide programming to: Clairmont, Grovedale, Grande Prairie, Sexsmith, and Wembley, as needed in coordination with second Outreach worker

  • Assess clients and provide prenatal vitamins, vitamin D, and milk coupons as needed

  • Maintain confidentiality of clients

  • Assist with childcare in the Playroom when needed

  • Shared responsibility of the Playroom and equipment i.e. cleaning and sterilization of toys

  • Report any incidents to Program Coordinator and follow reporting procedures

  • Adhere to Grande Prairie Friendship Centre policies and procedures

  • Participate in any training, as required

  • Perform other related duties, as required

  • Ability to learn and use multiple online platforms. (i.e. Google Drive, Zoom, Canva, social media, Microsoft 365)

Please apply with resume and cover letter to:

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