YW Kitchener-Waterloo invites applications for the Casual Position of
EMERGENCY SHELTER 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 f=irst 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 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
I-IOURS: On call, must be available to work evenings, overnights, weekends, and STATs
Please respond in writing by April 10, 2021, indicating how you became aware of this job opportunity to:
84 I=rederick St. Kitchener, ON N21-1 2L7
YW is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from individuals of all races, colour, ethnic origin, religions, abilities, gender identity, and sexual orientations.
No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
YW is committed to providing accommodations to people with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.