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

Job Posting

Halton Women’s Place

 

Position Type:              RELIEF CRISIS INTERVENTION COUNSELLORS

 

Location:                     Halton: Milton and Burlington

Wage Rate:                  $15.53 – $17.54 (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 RequiredThis 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