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Join our Team! Help make a difference for the women and children in our community.

Permanent Public Educator (1 position)

Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in Education.

Location: Halton

Salary Range:  $46,872 – $52,433

Schedule:  37.5 hours per week, schedule to be determined. 

May require evening and weekend hours as required to deliver community education sessions.

JOB SUMMARY

To develop, co-ordinate and conduct activities and programs that will educate classroom based children and youth, the public, and community partners about woman abuse, and support the mission and objectives of Halton Women’s Place.  The incumbents will be positive, innovative, self-motivated and dedicated to raising awareness around violence against women.

DUTIES

  • Design and develop lesson plans for the Public Education Program for Halton Women’s Place at the direction of the Manager, Community Services.
  • Co-ordinate and participate in classroom-based delivery of public education activities and including presentations, workshops and displays within the Region of Halton, and make appropriate referrals for requests beyond the mandate and scope of the Public Education Program
  • Create relationships with the educational community and parents to enable the delivery of school-based programs
  • Foster positive relationships with social service organizations, community service clubs and professional associations
  • Update existing materials and obtain current resources in consultation with the Manager, Community Services
  • Explore and implement various forms of free program promotion- i.e. marketing
  • Respond to inquiries and provide needed resources to community members
  • Provide program reports to the Manager, Community Services, outlining program activities, trends and gaps in service
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, Annual General Meeting, and internal/external committee meetings as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education.
  • Experience working in the field of women’s issues, social justice issues, a keen interest in ending violence against women and women’s issues and the role men can play in addressing the issues.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, knowledge of public education methods and procedures, proven skills and experience in lesson plan design, delivery and assessment, differentiated instruction; and facilitation of inclusive learning environments is essential. 
  • Proven skills in facilitating workshops and education sessions with children and youth.
  • Familiarity with Male Ally programming is an asset.
  • Youth advisory/leadership program development is a definite asset.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word for Windows, PowerPoint, Excel and other computer communication and design programs is a necessity.
  • Proficiency using social media as a supplement to delivery of education.
  • A working knowledge of community service groups and organizations is preferred, and community and media relations knowledge is an asset. 
  • Additional qualifications include:  an understanding of the dynamics and effects of abuse on women and children; experience working with adults as an educator and trainer, children and youth as an educator, and with the public; experience working in a fast-paced and changeable environment; excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • The incumbent must be flexible to allow for some evening and weekend work. The position requires travel by car around the Region of Halton and occasionally, outside the Region.  Own transportation is required.
  • The job requires the incumbent to be able to work both as a team member and independently. The incumbent must be flexible and able to work under a variety of deadlines.

This is an SEIU Local 1.on unionized workplace

Please direct letters of application by November 15, 2019 to:

Human Resources
Halton Women’s Place.
By Fax: 905-332-1155
or By E-mail: jchambers@haltonwomensplace.com

Permanent Public Educator (1 position)

Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in Education.

Location: Halton

Salary Range:  $46,872 – $52,433

Schedule:  37.5 hours per week, schedule to be determined. 

May require evening and weekend hours as required to deliver community education sessions.

JOB SUMMARY

To develop, co-ordinate and conduct activities and programs that will educate classroom based children and youth, the public, and community partners about woman abuse, and support the mission and objectives of Halton Women’s Place.  The incumbents will be positive, innovative, self-motivated and dedicated to raising awareness around violence against women.

DUTIES

  • Design and develop lesson plans for the Public Education Program for Halton Women’s Place at the direction of the Manager, Community Services.
  • Co-ordinate and participate in classroom-based delivery of public education activities and including presentations, workshops and displays within the Region of Halton, and make appropriate referrals for requests beyond the mandate and scope of the Public Education Program
  • Create relationships with the educational community and parents to enable the delivery of school-based programs
  • Foster positive relationships with social service organizations, community service clubs and professional associations
  • Update existing materials and obtain current resources in consultation with the Manager, Community Services
  • Explore and implement various forms of free program promotion- i.e. marketing
  • Respond to inquiries and provide needed resources to community members
  • Provide program reports to the Manager, Community Services, outlining program activities, trends and gaps in service
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, Annual General Meeting, and internal/external committee meetings as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education.
  • Experience working in the field of women’s issues, social justice issues, a keen interest in ending violence against women and women’s issues and the role men can play in addressing the issues.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, knowledge of public education methods and procedures, proven skills and experience in lesson plan design, delivery and assessment, differentiated instruction; and facilitation of inclusive learning environments is essential. 
  • Proven skills in facilitating workshops and education sessions with children and youth.
  • Familiarity with Male Ally programming is an asset.
  • Youth advisory/leadership program development is a definite asset.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word for Windows, PowerPoint, Excel and other computer communication and design programs is a necessity.
  • Proficiency using social media as a supplement to delivery of education.
  • A working knowledge of community service groups and organizations is preferred, and community and media relations knowledge is an asset. 
  • Additional qualifications include:  an understanding of the dynamics and effects of abuse on women and children; experience working with adults as an educator and trainer, children and youth as an educator, and with the public; experience working in a fast-paced and changeable environment; excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • The incumbent must be flexible to allow for some evening and weekend work. The position requires travel by car around the Region of Halton and occasionally, outside the Region.  Own transportation is required.
  • The job requires the incumbent to be able to work both as a team member and independently. The incumbent must be flexible and able to work under a variety of deadlines.

This is an SEIU Local 1.on unionized workplace

Please direct letters of application by November 15, 2019 to:

Human Resources
Halton Women’s Place.
By Fax: 905-332-1155
or By E-mail: jchambers@haltonwomensplace.com

You have options:

You have options:

IF YOU DECIDE TO LEAVE
  • Call the Halton Women’s Place 24 hour Crisis, Information and Support Line to speak with a trained Crisis Intervention Counsellor;
  • The Crisis Intervention Counsellor will explore your options with you and support you to create a Safety Plan, along with creating an Emergency Escape Plan
  • If you have pets, you can explore safe options with the Crisis Intervention Counsellor.

If you do choose to come the Halton Women’s Place, you and your child(ren) may stay for up to 12 weeks.  Our Crisis Intervention Counsellors will work alongside you on your personal goals, which may include:

  • Accessing community support;
  • Accessing counselling;
  • Obtaining housing;
  • Accessing financial supports;
  • Exploring legal supports;
  • Any other individual goals.

 

Emergency transportation is available to help you get to the shelter.

IF YOU DECIDE NOT TO LEAVE
  • Call the Halton Women’s Place 24-hour Crisis, Information and Support Line.
  • Our Crisis Intervention Counsellors will offer support, counselling, resources and information.  They will also explore your options.
  • Crisis Intervention Counsellors will also offer to support you to create a safety plan for you, and your children, if applicable
  • Crisis support is available on the phone or in person at either shelter.  No appointment is necessary.
WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE SHELTER
  • Safe shelter with staff available 24 hours a day;
  • Clean and welcoming bedrooms;
  • Laundry facilities;
  • Children’s Services, including parenting support, therapeutic groups, children’s activities, playroom;
  • Court support for interim custody and restraining orders;
  • Supportive counselling;
  • Advocacy for you and your children;
  • Support in accessing community services;
  • Support groups;
  • On-Going Safety Planning;
  • Planning for departure from shelter

NEED HELP NOW?
CALL OUR 24-HOUR CRISIS LINES

BURLINGTON & OAKVILLE: 905-332-7892

MILTON & HALTON HILLS: 905-878-8555

NEED HELP NOW?
CALL OUR 24-HOUR CRISIS LINES

 

 

BURLINGTON & OAKVILLE

905-332-7892

 

 

MILTON & HALTON HILLS

905-878-8555

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