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Youth Outreach Worker

by London InterCommunity Health Centre

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Apr 16, 2024
London InterCommunity Health Centre

Job Description


With outreach focused in one of our service areas in London, this role will demonstrate the ability to build trust easily and see the strengths and capacity in the surrounding community by engaging with youth experiencing barriers, hardship and adversity as both a mentor and advocate. We seek a creative, persistent individual with an understanding of positive youth development, outreach abilities, and knowledge of available community resources and supports. This role will demonstrate an awareness of the effect that oppression, barriers, poverty, and diversity have on youth, families, and the community and will support other team members to maximize outreach potential.


  • A Psychologically Safe and Inclusive Workplace
  • 100% employer-paid health and dental benefits
  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
  • Paid sick and emergency time
  • Paid vacation starting at 3 weeks and increasing to 6 weeks
  • Paid time to promote physical and mental well-being


  • Post-secondary education in a relevant discipline from a college or university and/or significant experience in health promotion and community development
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in a community setting working with youth and families from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability to reach and engage marginalized youth from priority neighbourhoods in activities that promote assets, competencies and resiliency
  • A proven approach to working collaboratively with youth, parents, and community partners/resources to ensure access to programs, services, and opportunities
  • Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds with an inclusive and anti-oppressive lens


  • Ability to initiate various approaches to problem solving with realistic goals
  • Awareness and understanding of the social determinants of health and experience working within a health promotion framework
  • Strong computer skills, including the use of MS Office products and electronic client records
  • French and other language skills are considered an asset in supporting the communities we serve


Submissions will be accepted until end of day April 30, 2024.

The Health Centre is committed to hiring staff that reflect the diversity of the clients and community that we serve. Should you require an accommodation in making an application, please contact our office. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected will be contacted.

Due to the vulnerability of our client populations it is a condition of employment that the successful candidate submit a Vulnerable Sector Police Clearance to Human Resources.


For more than 30 years, the London InterCommunity Health Centre has provided health and social services to those who experience barriers to care including poverty, homelessness, language or culture, and complex and/or chronic health conditions including mental health and addictions.

Today, with four busy clinics in three of London’s most under-served regions, the organization is viewed as a community leader in newcomer health, care of marginalized women, issues of health equity, client-led service development and the advancement of partnerships that improve access to vital services for people who are at the margins in our community.

Applicants are encouraged to learn more about the Health Centre and explore our web presence by visiting us online at, following us on Twitter @HealthCentre or liking us on Facebook – London InterCommunity Health Centre