Weekend and Night Shelter Worker (Permanent Sunday day position)

Auberge Shalom pour femmes

Description

Auberge Shalom pour femmes (ASPF) is a Jewish community-based center addressing the needs of all women and children whose lives have been affected by intimate partner violence regardless of their background or religion. We provide a continuum of professional services in both a shelter setting and in an external counseling office. 

All services are provided in a safe, confidential and supportive environment. Auberge Shalom is committed to breaking the cycle of violence through education, prevention and advocacy.

Create lasting change! Join the Auberge Shalom Team!

PRIMARY  RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide frontline services to shelter clients including telephone intake, telephone support services and referrals and crisis intervention, as needed 
  • Ensure smooth running of shelter during shift
  • Participate in staff meetings every 10-12 weeks 
  • Work as part of a diverse team using a trauma-and-resilience-informed approach

QUALIFICATIONS

  • AEC or DEC in social services or related area of study
  • Bilingual in French and English
  • Knowledgeable about intimate partner violence and women’s issues 
  • Experience working with cultural sensitivity 
  • Flexibility and ability to remain calm and efficient under pressure 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently 
  • Work experience in related field
  • Understanding of the Jewish community and its customs (asset)
  • Ability to communicate in a third language (asset)

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Position Type: Part-time, permanent
  • Start Date: End of the month of July 
  • Starting Salary:  $24.56/ Daytime hours and $19.65 / Night hours  

Additional shifts available as on-call emergency back-up (day & overnights & weekends) 

  • Work Schedule: Sunday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

OUR UNIQUE CULTURE

Auberge Shalom is a special, 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.

We want you to be part of our team!

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Indicate “Weekend and Night Shelter Worker” in the subject line. We thank all those who apply but only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

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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