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Bradford Ontario • L3Z 2A7
Phone: (905) 778-9058 Fax: (905) 778-9059
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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
Job Category:
Health, Education & Social Services

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.


People In Transition, My Sister's Place


• 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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