YW Kitchener-Waterloo invites applications
for the Temporary Part-time Position of
EMERGENCY SHELTER WORKER
The Winter Shelter Response Program
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-C are 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 25 lbs.
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: $22.078 per hour, with an additional 2% in lieu of benefits
HOURS: Awake Overnight Shift: 1:30am-8:30am
Please respond in writing by December 22, 2020 to: