Halton Women’s Place is a non-profit organization devoted to assisting abused women and their dependent children. We offer shelter and support services for women as they establish violence-free lives in their community.

  • Position Type:              RELIEF CRISIS INTERVENTION COUNSELLORSLocation:                     Halton: Milton and Burlington

    Wage Rate:                  $15.85 (plus $3.00 premium per hour)

    Hours of Work:           7.5 and 12 hour shifts, includes weekends, AWAKE overnights

     Qualifications/Skills:

    • Social Service Worker Diploma is minimum, Bachelor of Social Work is preferred
    • Previous experience working with and understanding of violence against women
    • Experience in crisis intervention, problem-solving and conflict resolution
    • Ability to work in crisis situations with multiple demands
    • Demonstrated ability to provide non-judgmental and culturally sensitive support to women and children
    • Willingness to develop knowledge and skills about violence against women and its impact upon children, women and the community
    • Sound knowledge of community agencies and resources
    • Capacity to work in a computerized environment and ability to track stats as needed
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Ability to conduct safety planning and resident care plans with women
    • Ability to facilitate women’s groups both educational/support and house meetings
    • Assist with on the job training of new staff, students and volunteers
    • Current CPR and First Aid is required
    • Current Police Clearance Check required
    • Current TB test required
    • Knowledge of additional languages will be considered an asset
    • Must be available to work all scheduled shifts as assigned
    • Reliable Transportation Required
    • This is an SEIU Local 1.on unionized workplace
    • Please direct letters of application to:
    •                      Human Resources
    • By Fax:         905-332-1155
    • By E-mail:     info@haltonwomensplace.com
    •                      Halton Women’s Place
    • All submissions must request a ‘read receipt’ to validate application receipt by HWP.