Women's Support Worker - Yew Transition House

Part-time

The Women Support Worker at Yew Transition House creates a welcoming and safe environment for the participants of Yew Transition House (YTH). The Women Support Worker provides emotional support, safety planning, advocacy and referrals to trans and cis women and children residents and contributes to administrative and facility responsibilities of the House. The House operates 24 hours 7 days per week. This position provides coverage, at times with little notice of regular 8.5 hour staff shifts on the 24/7 rotation and other work hours as needed. This position reports to the Yew Transition House Coordinator and requires membership with the BC Government Employees’ Union (BCGEU).

What does it take to be a Women’s Support Worker? You must be willing to work a variety of hours including weekends and overnight. For the part-time position weekend availability is required. You are someone who understands a trauma informed practice and has a solid understanding of the systemic issues that are faced by women and children. You are able to work with a diverse population with a demonstrated ability to communicate with participants in a non-judgmental and empathetic manner while setting and maintaining boundaries.

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

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