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Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre: HomeShare Coordinator - Contract


Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre is hiring:

HomeShare Coordinator - Contract

Reporting to: Manager of Residential Services

Posting Date: October 9, 2018

Start Date: October 26, 2018

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, flexible schedule; evenings/weekends included

Salary: $22.84 – $23.89 per hour

Position Summary:

To facilitate the matching process for women who are 55 years of age or older who would benefit from support to remain in their home, and women who are in need of lower income housing options. The HomeShare Coordinator will work collaboratively with an Advisory Committee that consists of community partners who work with the vulnerably housed population in Northumberland County. The HomeShare Coordinator demonstrates a commitment to the provision of excellent client services and contributes to a respectful and productive work environment. This is a pilot project. The contract will begin on October 26, 2018 and end on December 31, 2018 with the possibility of extension.

Upon request Cornerstone will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process.

Qualifications:

  • Comprehensive understanding of issues related to family violence and women's homelessness including a solid knowledge of the links between violence, trauma, addictions and mental health
  • Diploma or degree preferred in related field of study
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in related field
  • Proven ability to respond to complex needs of clients and comprehensive intervention strategies • Proficient conflict resolution skills
  • Relevant knowledge of local community and social service agencies
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Sound knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Strong analytical/critical thinking skills and sound judgement
  • Ability to work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification

The Job Description for this position is available on our website.

If you are interested in the above contract position, please forward cover letter and resume by 12:00 noon October 19, 2018 to Christina Colacicco at: CColacicco@cornerstonenorthumberland.ca.

Only applicants being considered for an interview will be contacted. No follow up telephone calls or emails please.