Friday , September 22 2023

UBC Employment – Interviewer/Outreach Worker

Website The University of British Columbia

Job Description:

This position would initially be remote and as COVID-19 restrictions ease, the incumbent will work out of the CGSHE/ UBC Gender Research Hub, a community/ clinical research space in the Downtown Eastside. Travel to communities for meetings will be required from time to time (as public health allows).

Job Responsibilities:

  • reputational consequences for the Centre, undermining the Centre’s ability to meet commitments and achieve its strategic objectives, including the inability to successfully meet granting agencies’ deliverables. Poor public/private sector relationships could result in a negative image of CGSHE and may impact levels of research funding made available through partnerships. Errors could result in significant concerns regarding the liability, credibility, and integrity of the Centre, PHC/ PHCRI, and the University.
  • This position entails a high level of confidentiality and discretion. Failure to maintain research and program information in confidence could result in damage to credibility and poor relations with internal and external stakeholders. Errors in judgment could result in serious financial or
  • Works within well-defined guidelines and procedures, but exercises judgment in establishing priorities and carrying tasks through to completion; new or unusual problems are referred to supervisor.
  • Supervised and reports to the Project Coordinator. Work may involve simple techniques and methods requiring knowledge and/or procedures that are readily acquired and used generally in repetitive or simple applications; the nature of work is routine and clearly defined; all problems are referred to supervisor.

Job Requirements:

  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written. Excellent interpersonal skills including conflict management / crisis resolution skills.
  • Organized with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently following SOPs, while taking supervision and direction from coordinators, and within a diverse team environment.
  • Flexibility in hours in hours and willingness to work across CGSHE offices and community to support outreach and recruitment.
  • Familiarity with Metro Vancouver (for Outreach) and community services related to sexual health, HIV and sex work. Knowledge of services for youth an asset.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including experience in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) and proficiency with data entry.
  • Excellent time management and data entry skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrates professional judgment when supporting participants and referring to appropriate services.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Class 5 BC Driver’s License is an asset.
  • Knowledge and skills to work with diverse community collaborators, service providers and other stakeholders. We are prioritizing BIPOC and LGBTQ/2S people, as well as other grounded expertise with human rights, sexual health, and reproductive justice lens.
  • High School diploma or equivalent training required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in health care, social services or social sciences preferred. Minimum two (2) years’ experience in frontline/ community services experience with marginalized communities we serve.
  • Strong gender and social equity lens and knowledge and experience with marginalized and stigmatized populations (e.g. Indigenous and other racialized communities, homeless communities, migrant and refugee communities, gender and sexual minority populations).
  • Lived experience of relevant affected communities a strong asset.
  • Experience with semi structured or structured interviewing techniques an asset.
  • Community-based research experience or training is an asset.
  • Current CPR, sexual health, and naloxone administration training an asset.

Job Details:

Company: The University of British Columbia

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Vancouver, BC, USA

Application Deadline: N/A

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