DESCRIPTION OF TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Shelter work: To provide frontline services to Shelter clients which include telephone intake and support services, crisis intervention, psychosocial assessments, supportive counselling 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 center at events and conferences, participate in research or lobbying initiatives that relate to the ASPF’s clientele.
- Organizational Life: To participate in team meetings, work planning, committees, annual events, and collaborate with center volunteers.
- Start date: December 2020
- Schedule: 3-4 days a week
- Starting salary: competitive rate based on prior experience
- Benefits: accessible to employees after 3 months of employment
- Bachelor of Social Work or Masters in Social Work OR related experience
- Experience in working with conjugal violence
- Experience in crisis intervention
- Knowledge and experience working in a strengths based and a trauma-informed approach
- 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 and problem-solving skills
- Ability to work collaboratively within team
- Motivation, empathy, flexibility, organization
- Fluently bilingual in English and French
- Experience working with children
- Ability to communicate in a third language
- Educational background in women’s studies or related field