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Permanent Part Time Child & Youth Counsellor

Location: Milton
Wage: $ 22.56/hour starting wage
Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday hours from 12:00pm to 8:00pm; some potential for 9:00am-5:00pm as required and may be flexed based on program needs (22.5 hours/week).

DUTIES:

  • Child & Youth Worker diploma, Early Childhood Education diploma, Bachelor of Arts in Child Development is preferred
  • Previous experience working with and understanding of violence against women and its effects on children
  • Experience in residential therapeutic program model is an asset
  • 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 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 as they relate to children
  • 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 and with external resources
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to conduct safety planning with children
  • Ability to facilitate children’s groups both therapeutic and educational
  • Assist with on the job training of new staff, students and volunteers
  • Current CPR and First Aid is required
  • Knowledge of additional languages will be considered an asset
  • Must be available to work all scheduled shifts as assigned
  • Will be trained in shelter alarms and security protocols and may be required to support shelter security protocols as required.

This is an SEIU Local 1.on unionized workplace

Please direct letters of application by 12:00pm, March 26, 2021 to:

Human Resources
Halton Women’s Place
By E-mail: jchambers@haltonwomensplace.com

All submissions must request a ‘read receipt’ to validate application receipt by HWP.
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.


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


Housekeeper – Milton – 12 month Contract

Reports To: Client Services Supervisor
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week full time; Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Wages: $18.69

Job Summary:
Maintain the cleanliness of the shelter to ensure that residents and staff live and work in a safe and clean environment.

Responsibilities:

Daily

  • Follow the developed cleaning and disinfecting schedule as identified by HWP, which does include, but is not limited to:
  • Vacuum and mop the floors in the foyer and entrance to the shelter.
  • Dust and disinfect all foyer/waiting area furniture.
  • Clean windows and doors in the foyer area as needed.
  • Clean and disinfect bathroom in the foyer area.
  • Empty garbage cans.
  • Sweep all main floor hallways.
  • Wash main floor in all common areas.
  • Clean and disinfect kitchen tables at prescribed times, and after meals.
  • Clean kitchen sinks and counters at prescribed times and after meals.
  • Clean and disinfect high chairs.
  • Vacuum and wash the kitchen floor at prescribed times and after meals when necessary.
  • Vacuum, dust and disinfect all lounge and counselling rooms.
  • Clean and disinfect stairwells.
  • Clean and disinfect both laundry areas; ensure laundry is removed from the washers and dryers, and check/clean dryer lint trays.
  • Replenish paper products where required.
  • Replenish hand and dish soap as required.
  • Vacuum, disinfect and wash floors in the elevator. Wash walls as required.
  • Maintain storage closets. Including organization, tidying and sorting supplies/ donations.
  • Vacuum and mop second floor hallway.
  • Wash house laundry as required.
  • Report any safety concerns or damages to the Client Services Supervisor.
  • Completes other tasks that from time to time may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Weekly

  • Support cleaning and disinfecting of large and small appliances in the kitchen in the kitchen – stove, fridge, freezer.
  • Clean, disinfect and maintain all storage areas.
  • Clean and disinfect the board room.
  • Wash windows as required.

Monthly

  • Support cleaning and disinfecting of large and small appliances in the kitchen.
  • Clean and disinfect washers, dryer, (behind and under) counters, walls and floors in laundry area and downstairs hallway.
  • Sweep and maintain all electrical, archive and storage areas.
  • Vacuum and clean all vents, air returns and fans.
  • Dust window coverings, wash/clean as needed.
  • Maintain furniture and rugs (clean/wash) as needed.
  • Orders all supplies within budgetary guidelines (i.e. paper towels, cleansers, dishwasher detergent and such like).
  • Completes other tasks that from time to time may be assigned by the Supervisor.

As needed

  • Clean, disinfect bedrooms and adjoining bathrooms as needed upon a client’s departure.
  • Prepare cleaned rooms for new intakes.

Qualifications and Core Competencies:

  • Secondary school education and at least two years’ experience working in a similar role in a residential setting is an asset;
  • Ability to be self-directed and maintain an efficient work pace
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. unsupported
  • Ability to work with a variety of cleaning products and tools
  • Police Clearance Certificate for Vulnerable Sector
  • CPR and First Aid
  • WHMIS Certified

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 April 16, 2021 to:

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