Worker – Community-Based Victim Services & Women’s Outreach Services, Together Against Violence Team

28hrs/week temporary for 4 months with the possibility of extension

The Together Against Violence Team at Community Services provides safety and support for those impacted by all forms of violence and trauma. We help our clients rebuild their lives and establish positive connections in the community by offering, advocacy and assistance with the justice system with non-judgmental emotional and practical support.

What does it take to be a Victim Service and Women’s Outreach Support Worker? The Women’s Outreach/Community Based Victim Assistance Worker provides direct services to women and trans folks at risk of violence who are accessing Women’s Outreach Services and direct victim assistance support to adult and child survivors of family and sexual violence. Services provided in both programs include emotional support, information and referrals, advocacy and accompaniment, safety planning, assistance navigating the justice system, transportation, collaborating with other service providers and systems to effectively meet clients’ needs, promoting violence prevention and safety initiatives and community education.

If you are dedicated and passionate with a post-secondary degree in social sciences plus 2 years of relevant experience delivering services to survivors of violence or related field or the equivalent in education and experience, please review the full job description and consider applying for this exciting opportunity to make a significant difference in our community.

Why work for Community Services? Along with competitive salaries, benefits and opportunity for professional growth, we truly make a difference in our community.

Click here for a full job description including qualifications.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to cwainwright@sccss.ca indicating which position you are applying for in the subject line. Position will remain open until filled.

 

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those invited for interviews will be contacted.