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

SHELTER SUPPORT WORKER SUMMARY

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.

 

TASKS AND RESPONSABILITIES

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS

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

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 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

 

ASSETS

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

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

  • 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

 

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 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.

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