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Permanent FT(Male Allies) Public Educator (School based), *virtual*

Note: due to program requirements this position is gender specific to males and those identifying as males.

Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in Education or equivalent education and in classroom teaching experience.
Location: Halton
Wage: $48,714.00 Annually
Schedule:Full Time, 37.5 hours per week, requires evening and weekend hours as required to deliver community education sessions. Currently all presentations are virtual.

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 incumbent will be positive, innovative, self-motivated and dedicated to raising awareness around violence against women. The incumbent will continue to design and implement the Male EngageMENt Program within Halton schools.

DUTIES:

  • Design and develop curriculum 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 Supervisor, Public Education & Community Awareness.
  • 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, Development & Communications, 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 or equivalent education and in classroom teaching experience.

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 curriculum design, development, delivery and evaluation, varied learner developmental levels; workshop and session plan development and evaluation techniques are 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.

School presentations, currently, are organized through Google Meets. The incumbent is required to be comfortable presenting virtually and be efficient in the program of Google Meets but also other platforms such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, etc. for community presentations.

In the future, 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 and bring enthusiasm and energy to presentations. The incumbent must be flexible and able to work under a variety of deadlines. The incumbent will dress and represent Halton Women’s Place with professionalism.
Incumbents will bring gender diversity to the program to support the engagement of male children and youth in education regarding woman abuse.

This is an SEIU Local 1.on unionized workplace

We thank all applicants and will directly contact only those candidates selected for further consideration. We are pleased to provide an accessible recruitment process and invite candidate to advise us if accommodation is required at any stage of our selection process.

Please direct letters of application by 2:00 pm Aug 13th:
By E-mail: jchambers@haltonwomensplace.com
By Fax: 905-332-1155

Halton Women’s Place is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to hiring staff that reflect the communities in which we work. We invite candidates from diverse communities to apply. We thank all applicants; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.



RELIEF CRISIS INTERVENTION COUNSELLORS

Wage: $ 24.54/hour starting wage
Schedule: 7.5 and 12 hour shifts, includes weekends, AWAKE overnights

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.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • 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

We thank all applicants and will directly contact only those candidates selected for further consideration.
We are pleased to provide an accessible recruitment process and invite candidate to advise us if accommodation is required at any stage of our selection process.

Please direct letters of application to: Human Resources, Halton Women’s Place.

By Fax: 905-332-1155/ By E-mail: info@haltonwomensplace.com

You have options:

You have options:

IF YOU DECIDE TO LEAVE
  • Call our 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 to 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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