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Job Number:  45855
Women’s Support Worker
Job Posted: Thursday, 28 June 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 15 July 2018
(2 days ago)
MOSAIC
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: 200-7134 King George, Surrey, BC Salary: $21.20 - $23.86/hr (based on qualifications and experience)

POSITION:     

Women’s Support Worker

 

DEPARTMENT:

Specialized Programs, Family and Settlement Services

 

POSITION FUNCTION:

The Women’s Support Worker will provide services for immigrant women in the Surrey area who have experienced, or are at risk of, abuse, threats, or violence in an intimate relationship; and/or have experienced historical sexual abuse, sexual assault and/or childhood abuse.  The services provided will be in response to the diverse needs of women and will include counselling support and psychoeducation, workshops, advocacy, and referrals.  The Women’s Support Worker will prioritize the safety of women and children, and ensure that support provided is sensitive to the social, cultural, linguistic and economic values of women.  The Women’s Support Worker will work collaboratively through an Integrated Services Approach with MOSAIC’s Family and Settlement Services, as well as with other MOSAIC services staff.   

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·     A bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field, or combination of relevant education, training and experience

·     3 to 4 years of experience working in the anti-violence sector as a frontline worker

·     Knowledge about dynamics of gender-based violence; anti-violence sector; trauma informed practice; issues impacting immigrant, refugee and visible minority populations; community resources, programs and services

·     Excellent counselling skills, group facilitation skills, advocacy skills and organizational skills

·     Experience in providing individual and group counselling support

·     Experience in developing and delivering workshops

·     Experience advocating with and on behalf of clients

·     Experience working with people of diverse backgrounds

·     Ability to be empathetic and sensitive

·     Ability to work independently and as part of a team

·     Flexibility/adaptability

·     High degree of self-awareness and commitment to self-care

·     Good communication skills in verbal and written English language

·     Proficiency with standard office equipment and software applications

 

DESIRABLE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

·     Car ownership an asset

·     Additional languages an asset, particularly Arabic, Dari/Farsi

OTHER REQUIREMENT:

·     Current and satisfactory Criminal Record Check

 

HOURS:

35 hours per week

 

   STARTING PAY:

$21.20-$23.86 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience

 

TERM:

The contract will end on March 31, 2019, with possible extension dependent on government funding.

 

RESUMES TO:

ATTN: Perminder Flora, Coordinator of Violence Prevention Programs at

 

To be considered for this position, candidates must include a cover letter demonstrating relevant work experience and training in the anti-violence sector and supporting immigrant newcomer women.

 

Please reference “Women’s Support Worker” in the subject line of your application and submit via email (WORD / PDF format).

 

No telephone calls, please

 

DEADLINE:

July 15, 2018

 

NOTE:

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Posting Date:

 

June 29, 2018

 

 

MOSAIC is committed to promoting equal employment opportunities for all members of the community.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
ATTN: Perminder Flora, Coordinator of Violence Prevention Programs at

To be considered for this position, candidates must include a cover letter demonstrating relevant work experience and training in the anti-violence sector and supporting immigrant newcomer women.

Please reference “Women’s Support Worker” in the subject line of your application and submit via email (WORD / PDF format).

No telephone calls, please
Contact Details:
Perminder Flora, Coordinator of Violence Prevention Programs at
www:   www.mosaicbc.org


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