Job Posting 85188

Crisis Counsellor
Huronia Transition Homes
Southern Ontario
Barrie, Ontario
closes in 10 days (Wed, 6 Jul)
part time  •  25.50/hour


Huronia Transition Homes

Crisis Counsellor

TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

 

Huronia Transition Homes is a multi-site, multi-program organization operating throughout Simcoe County, providing shelter, support, education and advocacy to women and their children who have experienced abuse. We work to end all violence against all women. We are committed to providing equitable services based in intersectional feminism and harm reduction philosophies.

We are currently seeking a skilled permanent part-time (20 hours/week) Crisis Counsellor who is passionate about ending violence to join our team. This position is based out of our Athena’s Sexual Assault Centre located in Barrie. The Crisis Counsellor is responsible for providing short term counselling services to women who have experienced sexual abuse.

The successful candidate must possess:

  • A post-secondary degree/diploma within a counselling discipline (BSW/MSW preferred) with a minimum of 3-5 years counselling/group facilitation experience working with individuals who have experienced trauma;
  • Comprehensive understanding of the issues and complexities of the impact of violence against women particularly intimate partner violence, and/or sexual abuse, with a strong feminist analysis;
  • Knowledge of, and commitment to, working within an intersectional feminist and harm reduction framework;
  • An understanding of, and an ability to work with, diverse women including women from various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds;
  • Knowledge of social services, housing, medical, and justice systems and familiarity with procedures for access;
  • Tact, sound judgment and multi-tasking ability;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel within Simcoe County, valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.

 

In keeping with our commitment to represent all our communities, Indigenous women, francophone women, queer-identified and racialized women are especially encouraged to apply.

 

Strong preference will be given to women who are fluent in both French and English. 

 

Please submit both a cover letter and resumé, to  

                                        Cindy Larocque

                                        Director of Operations

Email (Word or pdf only):

Fax:                                  705-526-0343

 

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