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Halton Women's Place: Relief Crisis Intervention Counsellors

Halton Women's Place

Position Type: Relief Crisis Intervention Counsellors

Location: Halton: Milton and Burlington

Wage Rate: $18.85 ($15.85 base rate plus $3.00 premium per hour)

Hours of Work: 7.5 and 12 hour shifts, includes weekends, AWAKE overnights


  • Social Service Worker Diploma is minimum, Bachelor of Social Work is preferred
  • Previous experience working with and understanding of violence against women
  • Experience in crisis intervention, problem-solving and conflict resolution
  • Ability to work in crisis situations with multiple demands
  • Demonstrated ability to provide non-judgmental and culturally sensitive support to women and children
  • Willingness to develop knowledge and skills about violence against women and its impact upon children, women and the community
  • Sound knowledge of community agencies and resources
  • Capacity to work in a computerized environment and ability to track stats as needed
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to conduct safety planning and resident care plans with women
  • Ability to facilitate women's groups both educational/support and house meetings
  • Assist with on the job training of new staff, students and volunteers
  • Current CPR and First Aid is required
  • Current Police Clearance Check required
  • Current TB test required
  • Knowledge of additional languages will be considered an asset
  • Must be available to work all scheduled shifts as assigned
  • Reliable Transportation Required

This is an SEIU Local 1.on unionized workplace

Please direct letters of application by January 22, 2019 to: Human Resources Halton Women's Place By Fax: 905-332-1155 By E-mail: