Website Manitoulin Family Resources
Manitoulin Family Resources requires casual Violence Against Women Shelter Workers to support women and children in our emergency residence/shelter program.
The Frontline Shelter Worker provides supportive counselling, crisis intervention, and advocacy to women and children residing at the shelter, as well as telephone counselling and support through crisis line coverage. As a single-staff model of operation in a residential environment, responsibilities pertaining to health and safety in a fast-paced atmosphere and household duties such as cooking and cleaning are required in addition to the provision of individual counselling, in-house client workshops, safety assessments, and linkages to other services.
The successful candidate will have:
• Relevant post-secondary education (degree or diploma) and training/experience working with victims of
• Familiarity with provision of client-led, trauma informed services and harm reduction philosophy
• Excellent interpersonal, planning, and communication skills
• Experience with data entry and computer skills
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity, cultural competency, and anti-racist/anti-oppressive frameworks
• Current CPR/First Aid certification, Food Handler’s Safety certificate, valid driver’s license, and a clear Vulnerable Sector Screening
• Registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers is an asset, as is second language fluency in Ojibway and/or French
• COVID-19 vaccination requirements
This position is a bargaining unit position. Flexibility in scheduling will be required to meet the needs of the shelter including, though not exclusive to, nights and weekends. Shifts will be pre-scheduled, though occasional call-ins will occur as needed, per the Collective Agreement.
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