Employment Opportunity

Social Development Outreach Worker

Job Summary

The Social Development Outreach Worker will work in conjunction with the current SD staff. The Social Development Worker is responsible for:

1)      administration of the Work Opportunities Program, including the hiring of workers, arranging and management of community projects/jobs, provides skill building opportunities, assists workers with timesheets and other needs for the workers that arise.

2)      Outreach of vulnerable persons, specifically those eligible for Post Majority services, as well as family support duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Ulkatcho Band policies, standards, and procedures, and as directed by the Band Administrator
  • Maintains confidentiality on all matters relating to the affairs of the Ulkatcho Band
  • Work Opportunity Program
  • Outreach to persons on SA/PWD to provide work opportunity to develop skills and experience to reenter the work force.
  • Provides home visits to vulnerable persons, namely those eligible for Post Majority services and works in collaboration with SA clerk/Family support worker to provide Post Majority services.
  • Works with SA clerk/Family Support Worker to provide monthly reports on clients supported.
  • Assists managers in the completion of documentation required for the Work Opportunity program, including monthly reporting, or any related First Nations Social Assistance Employment Training initiative.
  • Works with housing manager and Employment Services Coordinator to assess client needs and makes referrals to support resources.
  • Assists in the completion of required reports for Chief and Council and attends Chief and Council meetings, as required.
  • Outreach support
  • Interview families and work with SA clerk/ Family support worker to complete any necessary forms and referrals.
  • Completes Home visits and follow-ups on needs by clients.
  • Family support as described by the supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned or required.

The duties listed are provided as examples of area of responsibility and are not intended to create limits to responsibility but to help understand the scope of the position. All staff are expected to be collaborative and maintain confidentiality of all information gained while working with the organization.



Grade 12 plus courses in business administration, bookkeeping, office administration or social services


  • Provides Client-driven Service – Creates customer- focused service and solutions with a genuine interest in meeting the needs of all parties.
  • Communicates Information – Communicates and discusses with team critical information including the rationale behind decisions.
  • Creates an environment where open honest communication is valued and develops strong, cooperative relationships.
  • Quality – Sets and attains quality standards that meet or exceed requirements.
  • Planning and Organizing – Establishes and plans a clear course of action, involving others as appropriate, managing activities, and monitoring results to accomplish specific goals and timetables.
  • Initiative – Is an initiative-taker, seeking out or taking the initiative to identify new challenges or opportunities and proactively doing things.
  • Problem Solving – Uses critical thinking skills to analyze problems systematically, organize information, find root causes, and generate options or solutions.
  • Skills and Abilities:
  • Good people skills with the ability to support individuals to access resources, and problem solve.
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to schedule, and work under pressure.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with individuals.
  • Good integrity and professionalism
  • Strong collaborator with excellent teambuilding skills
  • Lifestyle consistent with the importance and responsibilities of the position


Prefer (2) years related experience in Community Support Work and Administration

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Criminal Records Check
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid BC Driver’s License
  • Must provide a vehicle in good operating condition and appropriate vehicle insurance to meet program requirements OR access to company vehicle is provided and requires a valid Driver’s License
  • Operates as part of a team and is flexible about the boundaries and functions of the job.
  • Maintains open and professional communications with co-workers, board members, and all others who do business with the society or member bands.
  • Agree to aid by the UFN confidentiality policy.
  • Ensures that all internal and external deadlines are met.
  • Travels as required in the performance of their job.
  • Serves on committees as directed by the Band Administrator
  • Takes responsibility for identifying upgrading of personal skills necessary to perform job duties.
  • Successfully completes all training courses undertaken at the direction of Band Administrator or Supervisor
  • Recognizes and respects all cultural diversity and understands Aboriginal culture.

How to Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Please email your resume and cover letter to hr@ulkatcho.ca. Please include “SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OUTREACH WORKER” in the subject line. Or drop it off at the reception counter at the band office.

Interview Process:

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Two step interviews (Interview & written assignment)
  • Criminal record check
  • Reference Check