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Street Outreach Specalist

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Our Ark
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Olympia, WA
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Published 27 days ago

Street Outreach Specialist:  This position provides outreach and navigation services to street youth aged 13-25 who are homeless or experiencing housing insecurity. Assist homeless kids on the streets as well as build a relationship and learn about the kids, their street lives and how to help them. It is important to build a trusting a relationship with the kids and this requires consistent outreach efforts—at least 

once a week. They will gradually begin to trust you as you listen, support and help them and 

eventually, you will become instrumental in their return to a life off the streets.


Outreach counselor’s work with  youth on the streets: 

1. Encourage the youth and let them know that we are there for them and that there are better alternatives

2. Inform the youth of available resources and services

3. Help the youth find a job

4. Provide the youth with food and hygiene products

5. Teach the youth necessary life skills to help get them off the streets


Street Outreach Assist homeless kids to build a relationship and learn about the kids, their 

street lives and how to help them. 

1. Lunches and snacks. 

2. Message and mail services.

3. Youth Life Skills

Benefits:

On-the-job training

Brings fun and fulfillment to your life.

Developing management skills

Making our communities better to live and love 

Learn how the best in the business do what they do

Get an idea for their future career path

Build self-confidence and develop a sense of responsibility

Learn basic work skills such as collaboration,  interviewing and working with different colleagues

Street Outreach Specialist:  This position provides outreach and navigation services to street youth aged 13-25 who are homeless or experiencing housing insecurity. Assist homeless kids on the streets as well as build a relationship and…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site
Olympia, WA, USA

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