Job Posting 67681

Shelter Support Worker
Auberge Shalom pour femmes
Montreal Metro area, Snowdon
closes in 8 days (Thu, 28 Jan)
part time - term / contract  •  $20.86/hr at echelon 1, plus an additional COVID premium currently in effect


The Shelter Support Worker is responsible for creating a welcoming and safe environment in the shelter and provides case management and trauma-Informed support to women who are experiencing all forms of conjugal violence including physical, emotional/psychological, financial, sexual, spiritual, cyber abuse etc.. The Shelter Support Worker works in a bilingual environment from 9-5pm and one evening shift (1-9pm) within a small team using a strengths-based and trauma-informed approach. An average caseload for a Shelter Support Worker is 3-4 clients. The Shelter Support Worker works collaboratively with team members and staff across the organization to provide client-centered services working with women from a variety of backgrounds.



  • Shelter work: To provide frontline services to shelter clients which include telephone intake and support services, trauma-informed interventions, psychosocial assessments, resources, accompaniment, advocacy work and collaboration with other social services and professionals.
  • Organizational Life: To participate in team meetings, house meetings for residents, collect and record data and statistics, contribute to creative programming activities for clients
  • Professional Development: Keep up to date through ongoing professional development with a focus on Trauma Informed Practice


  • Diploma of studies in a field related to psychosocial intervention and/or related experience



  • Knowledge and experience with the issue of conjugal violence
  • Knowledge and experience working within a strengths based and a trauma-informed approach
  • Experience in crisis intervention
  • Strong case management skills and experience
  • Adherence to ASPF’s organizational values
  • Flexibility and ability to remain calm and efficient under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Brings positivity and uplifting energy to a team
  • Motivation, collaboration, empathy, flexibility, organization
  • Interest in community work
  • Fluently bilingual in English and French
  • Cultural competencies and knowledge of Jewish community and customs



  • Ability to communicate in a third language
  • Knowledge of children’s development




  • Contract begins: January 2020
  • Schedule: 21-28 hours a week
  • Starting salary: $20.86/hr at echelon 1, plus an additional COVID premium currently in effect




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 January 28, 2021 to .  Please put “Shelter Support Worker” in the subject line of the email. Candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis.



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.

Please Note: is not affiliated with and in no way endorses or vets the organization that posted this job. Any links posted within the job will take you to their external site where the same disclaimer applies.

Thanks for looking on and good luck with your job search!