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Youth Outreach Worker

Youth Outreach Worker

Website Kina Gbezhgomi Child & Family Services

Youth Outreach Worker

Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services (KGCFS) is a designated Child Welfare Service delivering Child Protection Services within seven member First Nations in the Districts of Sudbury and Manitoulin. KGCFS honours and supports our families’ and community’s inherent authority to care for their children based on unity, traditions, values, beliefs, and customs. Preference will be given to Anishinaabe Candidates, please self-identify in your application.

Job Overview:

The Youth Outreach Worker will provide outreach-based services working with youth within their residence and community settings and attend directly and frequently to provide direct services supports. The Youth Outreach Worker will be required to work flexible hours consisting of primarily afternoon, evenings and weekend hours and is expected to connect with youth frequently and as supports are required. The primary roles will be to support the at-risk youth to achieve goals with the plan of care and youth plan to promote safety and wholistic wellness. The Youth Outreach Worker facilitates youth movement through traditional and/or non-traditional supports or emergency services as required to case management, housing, education, mental health and addiction services, skills training, and employment.



·        A Child and Youth Worker Diploma is preferred. A diploma or degree in a related field in combination with related experience may be considered


·        Two (2) years of direct minimum experience with at-risk populations.

·        Experience working with youth aged 14-24 including knowledge of harm reduction, safety planning, and crisis intervention.

·        Lived experiences as a First Nation community member in the First Nation/Urban community setting.

·        Previous work with coordinating and developing services with Indigenous youth is an asset.

Applicants are encouraged to visit our website at to review the full job description.

Please submit your application marked “Confidential: Youth Outreach Worker-Sudbury”. Include in your application a cover letter, resume, and (3) three reference letters – two (2) employment-related from recent employers.

Please also detail in your application:  education, employment experience, and cultural participation.

Applications are accepted and in the following order of preference: by website, email, and fax at

Human Resources – Confidential
Youth Outreach Worker – Sudbury
Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services
Main Office – 98 Pottawatomi Avenue,
Wikwemikong, Ontario            P0P 2J0

KGCFS We are committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Accommodations are available upon request. Miigwetch for your application, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. As a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be required to submit the following: satisfactory Criminal Reference Check (within 3 months of application date), Vulnerable Sector Check and Driver’s Abstract.



Salary Rate: 63597
Hours Per Week: 35
Start date: 2024-05-03
Phone Number: 7053702100
Contact Name: Human Resources

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