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Shelter Job: Crisis Intervention Worker, A Safe Place (Sherwood Park, AB)

 “POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT 

POSITION TITLE: Crisis Intervention Worker

REPORTS TO: Manager, Crisis Intervention

LOCATION: Sherwood Park, Alberta

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Casual 

Available shifts include: DAY 7:30A-3:30P, EVENING 3:00P-11:00P, NIGHT 10:30P-8:00A 

STARTING DATE: As soon as possible 

A Safe Place provides support and resources to overcome domestic abuse. The Strathcona Shelter Society operates an emergency shelter for women and children, a crisis and family violence information line, community outreach, and public education to end domestic violence in our community. 

POSITION OVERVIEW 

To provide information support, referrals and advocacy to abused women and children in keeping with the Mission Statement and Philosophy of the Strathcona Shelter Society – A Safe Place. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

1. Provide telephone support, information and referrals to clients accessing the 24/7 crisis help line. 

2. Assess client eligibility for admission and complete intakes when appropriate. 

3. Support clients to develop a Safety Plan. 

4. Maintain accurate and comprehensive written documentation of client interactions. 

5. Maintain communication with other members of the team according to established procedures. 

6. Provide for the safety of shelter residents according to established procedures. 

7. Complete routine household tasks and supervise children as required. 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS REQUIRED 

1. Social Work Diploma/Degree or equivalent. 

2. Previous experience working within the area of family violence. 

3. A commitment to client focused, culturally appropriate and trauma informed practice. 

WHAT WE OFFER 

1. Salary: starting at $22.21/hr. 

2. Training and career development opportunities. 

HOW TO APPLY 

Please email your resume with cover letter to hr@asafeplace.ca with the position title in the subject line – “CIW Casual”. 

This competition will remain open until suitable candidates are found. 

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.”

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