YW Kitchener-Waterloo invites applications for the
Temporary full-Time Position of
EMERGENCY SI-IELTER WORKER
A feminist understanding of women abuse and the dynamics of homelessness usually obtained through a combination of a degree and/or diploma in the social sciences, and relevant work experience. Preference will be given to those familiar with the welfare system and those who have experience in a shelter setting. Crisis, suicide intervention, and an ability to successfully resolve conflict are required skills. Valid Standard first Aid and CPR-Care required.
As a member of a multi-disciplinary staff team, you will offer ongoing support to meet the housing, financial, and life support needs of women in residence; answer telephone inquiries regarding emergency housing; completes intakes and intake related tasks; and resolve conflicts between residents. Must be able to lift up to 25lbs.
All YW employees are expected to demonstrate respect, empathy, and accountability to the people who access our services, and to attend work regularly as regular attendance is critical to maintaining the highest quality and level of service expected in delivering services.
RATE:I-IOURS: START DATE: DURATION:
80 hours per pay period ASAP
Approximately 2 months
Please respond in writing by December 02, 2020 to:
Hiring Team YW Emergency Shelter
84 Frederick St. Kitchener, ON N21-1 2L7Email: HomelessnessHousing@ywkw.ca