Position: Migrant Outreach Worker (7 month contract)
Employer: Horizons of Friendship
Location: 50 Covert Street, P.O. Box 402, Cobourg, Ontario, Canada K9A 4L1
Deadline: March 21, 2023
Employment Type: Employment
Position Level: Entry Level
Salary Range: $25-$27/hr
Closing Date: March 21, 2023
Horizons of Friendship is a Canadian non-profit, international development agency committed to eliminating the root causes of poverty and injustice through the cooperation of people from the South and the North.
Horizons of Friendship supports Central American, Caribbean and Mexican partner organizations that undertake local initiatives, which further this goal.
In Canada, we raise awareness on global issues and work with Canadian organizations at the local and national levels to bring about positive and lasting change. As part of Horizons outreach program, this position is key to coordinate activities for migrant workers in Northumberland County.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Migrant Outreach Worker will work with the Executive Director and other project team members in supporting and/or providing leadership for the migrant workers project for the current farming season. The staff person will work with seasonal migrant agricultural workers from Central America and Mexico who are currently working on Northumberland farms.
The Migrant Outreach Worker will carry out visits to farms to identify the target population and will assist in the design and implementation of all activities. This will include making connections with sister organizations in order to enhance outreach to the migrant workers.
Activities will aim to integrate the migrant workers into our community, provide them with learning opportunities, facilitate access to basic health and legal services, and provide them with a social network and community support during their time in Canada.
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