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95 Holland Street West, Unit 1
Bradford Ontario • L3Z 2A7
Phone: (905) 778-9058 Fax: (905) 778-9059
Website: www.contactcommunityservives.ca

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Job Details

Relief Women's Counsellor/Advocate

Job ID: 19,589

Date Posted:
May 12, 2022
Job Title:
Relief Women's Counsellor/Advocate
Salary:
$29.26
Job Category:
Health, Education & Social Services
Location:
Alliston

Job Description:

People In Transition (Alliston) Inc., “My Sister’s Place” is a women-centered, non-profit agency which provides 24 hour emergency shelter, crisis counseling, outreach and transitional support services to abused women and their children. We are committed to providing these services within a feminist, anti-racism/anti-oppressive framework. The workplace is unionized. The relief women’s program counsellor/advocate is required to be available on an on-call basis (weekdays and weekends) for shift coverage on day, evening, and overnight shifts for the women’s program. Shelter services includes the delivery of 24 hour a day, 7 day a week, emergency shelter services and crisis phone services to abused women and their children. The goal for this counsellor/advocate is to provide women with an understanding of empowerment, while encouraging them to make informed decisions about their lives, their children and their family situation.

Employer:

People In Transition, My Sister's Place

Qualifications:

• Post secondary degree/diploma in a related field, or a combination of education and experience in anti-violence work with women and children • Excellent knowledge of feminist, anti-oppression philosophy • Crisis intervention, counselling and advocacy skills framed within an empowerment, client-centered model • Ability to effectively work independently and in a team environment • Ability to take direction from, and work cooperatively with management team • Ability to meet reporting requirements within set timelines • Computer skills, including Microsoft Word, internet familiarity and database systems reporting a strong asset

How To Apply:

Please provide a confidential letter of interest, with resume to Deborah Herrington, Executive Director, no later than 5 p.m. on May 20, 2022, at pitmsp@mysistersplace.ca Qualified candidates will be contacted as soon as possible after the above date and a full Job Description will be offered at that time.

Advertised Until:

May 20, 2022

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