Prenatal and Family Outreach Worker

Reporting to the Coordinators, the Prenatal Support/Family Outreach worker provides basic outreach and support to families with young children and administrative duties. This is a full-time position 37.5 hours per week.


·         Greet and direct all visitors, including vendors and clients.

·         Fulfil administrative duties including answering telephones, documenting client visits and phone calls and update statistical information on a daily basis, updating participant files and organizing admin files, and sorting through receipts.

·         Plan and prepare meals with supervisors to ensure they meet the Canada’s Food Guide and models good nutrition; adhere to food safety regulations.

·         Assist with planning and preparation and assist with weekly program activities.

·         Sorting through donations

·         Shopping for program materials and supplies.

·         Co-facilitate and/or lead parent/child play groups.

·         Assist supervisors with overflow work, including word processing, data entry, and internet research tasks etc.


·         Post-Secondary education Diploma in Business and/or Social Work or equivalent work experience.

·         Food Safe Certificate and First Aid Certificate or willing to obtain

·         Have a valid BC Driver’s License, and reliable transportation

·         Experience working with young parents and their children

·         Proficient computer skills in MS office, Internet, and email

·         Excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written

·         Able to maintain a secure and confidential filing system

·         Able to work in a team environment as well as individually

·         Understanding the importance of good nutrition and good parenting for healthy children

·         Ability to deal effectively and compassionately with clients, family members, and collaborate with outside agencies

·         Ability to navigate through/discern information, resources specific to the client need; maintain trust and confidentiality with clients

·         The successful candidate must pass a Criminal Record Check.

As per section 16 of the Federal Charter of Human Rights Act, Preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Program Director

2164 Quilchena Avenue, Merritt BC V1K-1B8



We thank all individuals for their interest, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Accepting Resumes until position has been filled

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