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Residential Support Worker-Casual/Relief

Timmins and Area Women in Crisis

Casual / Temporary • Timmins Region

RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT WORKER

Casual/Relief

 

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, 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 Casual/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, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

·       Strong written and verbal communication skills

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

·       Demonstrated sound judgment, problem solving, conflict resolution, crisis intervention, advocacy, and mediation skills

·       Strong knowledge of Indigenous cultures

·       Ability to communicate in Cree and/or Ojibway and/or Oji-Cree dialect is a definite asset

·       Must undergo a vulnerable sector check

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

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

 

Main Responsibilities:

·       Work to create and maintain safe, confidential, non-judgemental living/working conditions within the shelter

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

·       Manage challenging situations and difficult behaviour

·       Provide advocacy/accompaniment, safety planning for shelter clients 

·       Provide problem solving, conflict resolution, crisis intervention, advocacy and mediation within the shelter 

·       Link women and their dependents to appropriate community referrals 

·       Assists in meal preparation and housekeeping;

·       Provide administrative support to TAWC programs and services, including maintenance of client files.

·       Attend and participate in fundraising and awareness raising ventures 

·       Additional tasks as it relates to the organization

 

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

 

Application deadline:  Open until filled

 

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:   Kim Nadeau – Human Resources Manager     [email protected]

 

TAWC has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that requires individuals to take part in COVID-19 vaccination programs recommended by Public Health, unless they are approved for a medical or human rights accommodation from TAWC. Compliance with this policy is mandatory for this position.

TAWC is committed to fostering a culture of inclusion as well as equity and diversity in its hiring practices.  TAWC invites and strongly encourages applications from all qualified women, including women from historically marginalized and/or underserved/underrepresented communities, who may contribute to further diversification of our workforce.  This also includes, but is not limited to: women who identify as Indigenous/Black/woman of colour, women living with a disAbility, lesbians, bisexual women and transwomen as well as women with lived experience of mental illness, substance use, trauma, and poverty.

 

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



Job Expires: 2024-08-21

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Timmins and Area Women in Crisis

355 Wilson Ave 355 Wilson Ave, Timmins, ON P4N 2T7, Canada

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