Job Posting 70296

Shelter Counsellors
Auberge Shalom pour femmes
Montreal Metro area
closed 3 days ago (Fri, 7 May)
full time - term / contract  •  $23.65 / hr, echelon 1

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.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

  • Start date: May 2021
  • Schedule: 3-4 days a week with the possibility of full time in the future
  • Starting salary: $23.65 / hr, echelon 1
  • Benefits: accessible to employees after 3 months of employment

 

OUR UNIQUE CULTURE & WHAT WE OFFER

Auberge Shalom is a highly inclusive work environment that values the role each employee plays in supporting our critical mission to break the cycle of conjugal violence. We provide a supportive and learning-focused environment where we strive for each employee to reach their full potential. We recognize the importance of work-life balance, wellness, and a safe, inclusive and welcoming workplace that values strong work ethics, diversity and respect for all.

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Bachelor of Social Work or Masters in Social Work or related experience

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • 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
  • 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

 

ASSETS

 

  • Experience working with children
  • Ability to communicate in a third language
  • Educational background in women’s studies or related field
  • Cultural competencies and knowledge of Jewish community and customs

                                                                                        

 

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