Women's Support Worker - Yew Transition House


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 are able to work 2:30pm-11:00pm Monday to Thursday. 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.

About Community Services: Sunshine Coast Community Services Society is a community-based organization that has been providing services for people on the Sunshine Coast since 1974. Our history is one of caring, commitment and flexibility. We provide services through more than 30 programs all along the Coast in four key areas - Community Action and Engagement; Together Against Violence; Child and Family Counselling; and Family, Youth and Children's Services. Our core values are those of social justice, inter-dependence, diversity, compassion, and respect. We are looking for staff who share our values and are passionate about making a difference in their community

Why work for Community Services? Along with competitive salaries, benefits, and opportunities 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.