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Job Number:  40090
Full-time Shelter Counselor (Maternity leave replacement)
Job Posted: Wednesday, 29 November 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 15 December 2017
(66 days ago)
Auberge Shalom pour femmes
Region: Montreal Metro area Type: Full time
Location: Montreal Salary: Starting salary: $22.29/hr

Auberge Shalom pour femmes is hiring for a Full-time Shelter Counselor

(Maternity Leave Replacement effective until August 2018)


Auberge Shalom pour Femmes (ASPF) is a community-based centre addressing the needs of all women and children whose lives have been affected by conjugal violence. ASPF offers a continuum of professional services in both shelter and an external counseling and resource office settings.


Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Shelter work: To provide frontline services to Shelter clients which include telephone intake and support services, crisis intervention, psychosocial assessments, individual counseling and support groups, resources, advocacy work and collaboration with other social services and professionals.
  • Outreach and Education: To participate in community projects, external committees, represent the centre at events and conferences, participate in research or lobbying initiatives that relate to the ASPF’s clientele.
  • Organizational Life: To participate in team meetings, workplanning, committees, annual events, and collaborate with center volunteers.


Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Social Work or Masters in Social Work or other related helping profession.



  • Experience in working with conjugal violence
  • Experience in crisis intervention
  • Strong case management skills and experience
  • Knowledge of Jewish community and customs and cultural competencies
  • Flexibility and ability to remain calm and efficient under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively within team
  • Knowledge and experience working with a trauma informed and strengths-based approach.
  • Fluently bilingual in English and French



  • Ability to communicate in a third language
  • Educational background in women’s studies or related field.


Working conditions

  • Contract begins as soon as possible: immediate
  • Schedule: 35 hours per week including one evening
  • Starting salary: $22.29/hr
  • Benefits: Employee is eligible for benefits upon passing her 3-month probationary period.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
To Apply
• Please send a Cover Letter and current CV addressing how you meet the necessary qualifications and outlining why you want to work for ASPF by December 15th 2017 to . Please put “Shelter Counselor” in the subject line of the email.

Auberge Shalom pour femmes is committed to creating a workplace as diverse as the communities we serve and thus strongly encourages people from our diverse communities and people who experience marginalization to self-identify in their cover letter.
Contact Details:
Sarah Rosenhek
Executive Director
www:   www.aubergeshalom.org

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