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Job Title: Shelter Program Worker – Casual Relief – CH

Status: On-call, must be available to accept shifts on short notice

Hours: Must be available to work Monday to Friday daytime hours plus overnights and weekends

Shifts: 8:30 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. & 8:30 p.m. to 8:45 a.m.

Salary: $24.80/hour plus 4% vacation pay

Benefits : Eligible to join HOOPP pension 

Application Deadline: Open

Bringing care and community together since 1986. Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre connects children, youth, parents, adults and seniors with services and resources in Ottawa west. We are committed to supporting our diverse communities in far west Ottawa by providing and coordinating accessible health and social services. Our work is guided by our four core beliefs: empowerment, equity, partnership and innovation and demonstrated through our day-to-day interactions with clients, partners, volunteers, members and staff.

Working at WOCRC means working within our Guiding Beliefs and making a difference to our community. As our employees support the community, WOCRC supports and values its employees by offering a generous wellness package including vacation leave, personal leave, insurance and health coverage, HOOPP enrolment, and maternity leave top-up for full-time indeterminate employees.

WOCRC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. WOCRC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Support and/or accommodation is available through all phases of our hiring process, please let us know how we can support you.

Position Summary
The Shelter Program Worker – Casual Relief position provides immediate and responsive crisis support to abused women and their children at Chrysalis House, in accordance with the WOCRC mission and basic beliefs, and the needs of diverse communities.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills
Social Service Workers Diploma or equivalent in experience, education and training;
Minimum of 2 years direct work experience with abused women and/or their children;
Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of community-based model of intervention and feminist principles;
Knowledge of violence against women and children who witness violence issues;
Demonstrated crisis intervention skills;
Demonstrated group facilitation skills;
Proven conflict resolution skills;
Proven ability to work independently, and within a team approach;
Strong communication skills;
Multitasking abilities;
Demonstrated ability to identify and serve the needs of diverse communities;
Standard First Aid and CPR training is a requirement;
Ability to communicate fluently in English, spoken and written;
Additional language abilities an asset.
Please apply online via this career centre.

Submit any questions to Note that applications submitted via email will not be considered.

Address cover letters to:

People Services Manager

Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre

2 MacNeil Court

Kanata, ON K2L 4H7

We are an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on business and job requirements. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment based on individual qualifications, without regard to age, ancestry, colour, race, citizenship, ethnic origin, place of origin, creed, disability, family status (including single status), gender identity, gender expression, record of offences (in employment only), sex (including pregnancy and breastfeeding), sexual orientation or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in Ontario.

WOCRC has an accommodation process in place that provides accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please do not hesitate to let us know how we can best accommodate you.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this employment opportunity. Please note however that, due to the volume of résumés received, only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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