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Job Number:  34836
Part Time Residential Support Counsellor
Job Posted: Tuesday, 9 May 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 22 May 2017
(61 days ago)
Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis
Region: Central Ontario Type: Part time
Location: Guelph Salary: (not entered)
 

 

Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis

PO Box 1451, Guelph, ON N1H 6N9

Phone: 519-836-1110

Fax: 519-836-1979

www.gwwomenincrisis.org

 

 

 

 

24-hour Crisis Line

 

Marianne’s Place

 

Rural Women’s

Support Program

 

 

 

 

Sexual Assault Centre

 

Transitional & Housing

Support Program

 

Volunteer Program

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING

C.U.P.E. – Local 4393

Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis (G-W WIC) is a feminist community-based organization providing services to women and their children who have experienced woman abuse and/or sexual violence.

 

Marianne’s Place requires a

Part Time Residential Support Counsellor

Weekend rotating schedule

Classification 111b Level 1-4

 

Requisite Skills, Abilities and Qualifications:

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with the skills and abilities to join Marianne’s Place team. If you are self-directed with the ability to work effectively within a team environment, are compassionate, creative and resourceful, please consider this opportunity.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Support Women in their experiences of violence through individual and group support.
  • Support women in navigating the legal, housing, income and child welfare systems.
  • Act as advocate and resource person on issues of sexual abuse and domestic violence.
  • Providing residents and callers with options, referrals and connections community resources.
  • Provide programming, advocacy, accompaniment support and perform requisite administration, security and maintenance
  • Provide crisis intervention and crisis counselling services to callers and residents.
  • Facilitate dialogue concerning resident relationships, house rules etc.

 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Specialized training in sexual violence counselling, including childhood sexual abuse issues.
  • Specialized knowledge of trauma, mental health and substance abuse issues.
  • Post secondary degree or diploma in social work or equivalent
  • Minimum 1-3 years previous experience working with and advocating for women and children.
  • Proven ability in crisis intervention, trauma informed support and advocacy for women and children.
  • Proven ability to work from an anti-oppressive, feminist counselling framework.
  • Experience working in a residential setting.
  • Awareness of rural culture and additional barriers abused women and their children face in a rural environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of child development, effects of witnessing violence on children.
  • Demonstrated experience with program planning, development, delivery and evaluation
  • Solid administration and organizational skills, with strong computer competency.
  • Working knowledge of current community resources.
  • Current Standard First Aid, CPR and CPIC.
  • Second language highly preferred.

    This position is part of the Collective Agreement of CUPE Local 4393; Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis.
    Closing Date:  Monday May 22, 2017 at 5pm

    Please send your cover letter & resume in confidence to: Christine Wilson at

    If you require an accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact Christine Wilson.Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis is committed to anti-racism, anti-oppression work and in keeping with this principle we encourage Aboriginal women, women of colour, women with disabilities, lesbians, bisexual women and transwomen to apply. Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis is committed to anti-racism anti-oppression work and in keeping with this principle; we encourage Aboriginal women, women of colour, women with disabilities, lesbians, bisexual women and transwomen to apply 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls or other enquiries please.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send your cover letter & resume in confidence to: Christine Wilson at
Contact Details:
Christine Wilson
Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis
PO Box 1451
Guelph, ON, N1H 6N9

Tel: 519-836-1110
Fax: 519-836-1979
E-mail:
www:   www.gwwomenincrisis.org


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