How to Become a Street Outreach Worker

Street Outreach Worker Job Description

Street outreach workers are responsible for building and maintaining relationships with drug users, and utilizing a non-judgmental approach in order to provide effective and accessible health promotion services.  



Street Outreach Worker Job Duties

  • Work closely with outreach program coordinators
  • Establish and maintain relationships with individuals who suffer from drug addiction
  • Establish eligibility criteria for those participating in programs in liaison with program coordinator
  • May be required to provide transportation for families and youth
  • Provide individuals with program information 
  • Assess the needs of program participants in order to provide referrals to external resources when necessary
  • Enter, monitor and update information in client database



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