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

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

RELIEF CRISIS INTERVENTION COUNSELLORS 

Location: Halton (Milton and Burlington)

Wage Rate:  $18.85    ($15.85 base rate 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 by 3PM December 13, 2019 to:

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

RELIEF CRISIS INTERVENTION COUNSELLORS 

Location: Halton (Milton and Burlington)

Wage Rate:  $18.85    ($15.85 base rate 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 by 3PM December 13, 2019 to:

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