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Residential Support Worker

Timmins and Area Women in Crisis

Casual • Timmins Region

Timmins and Area Women in Crisis (TAWC) is a dynamic, community based feminist organization, which provides services on intimate partner abuse and sexual violence to women and their children in the Timmins area. TAWC works within an integrated feminist, anti-racist, anti-oppression framework. The agency administers a sexual assault centre, an emergency shelter as well as second stage housing to abused women and their children. 

We are looking for a dynamic woman to join our team in the capacity of Relief Residential Support Worker at H.E.R. Place Woman’s Shelter.    


The ideal candidates will demonstrate the following:

Qualifications:

·       Post-secondary degree/diploma in a relevant field

·       Proven dedication to violence against women work/ women’s issues

·       Solid understanding of feminist ideology and anti-racism/anti-oppression principles

·       Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

·       Strong written and verbal communication skills

·       Demonstrated crisis intervention, conflict resolution/mediation abilities

·       Sound judgment, problem solving and organizational skills

·       Understanding of the social service sector and providing non-profit service to the community

·       Must undergo a criminal record check

·       Must be able to do lifting/carrying, snow shovelling, light housework

·       Must be able to work a variety of shifts including overnights

 

Main Responsibilities:

·       Work to create and maintain safe, confidential, respectful and trustworthy living/working conditions within the shelter

·       Provide client centered support/ education/ crisis intervention for shelter residents and crisis line callers

·       Provide advocacy/accompaniment, safety planning for shelter clients

·       Provide conflict resolution and mediation within the shelter

·       Complete various administrative tasks

·       Attend and participate in fundraising and awareness raising ventures

 

Hours of Work:  Shift Work (includes days, evenings, nights and weekends)                                   

Application deadline: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

                                                                                         

Please forward your resume to:

Lesley Brewer – Manager of Programs and Services

Email:   lesley@tawc.ca

 

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Applicants responding must indicate the position for which they are applying.


Job Expires: 2018-01-23

Contact Information

Timmins and Area Women in Crisis

Fax: 705-268-3332
355 Wilson Ave, Timmins, ON P4N 2T7, Canada

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