Careers

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Current Employment Opportunities

INTERVAL HOUSE has positions available for: 

Women's Counsellor/Advocate (Full Time and Relief)

WOMEN’S COUNSELLOR / ADVOCATE (FULL TIME AND RELIEF)

Summary:
Incumbents will be responsible for helping the women and children in our Residential Programs to deal effectively with the impact of violence on their lives. They will work cooperatively according to schedules that include day, evening, night and weekend shifts with duties at the Shelter and/or in the community.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Staffing the 24-Hour Crisis Telephone Line; Responding to emergency situations as required; Undertaking needs assessment; Using the Case Management System; Providing counseling-related information and resources; Delivering supportive individual and group counseling services; Managing effective conflict resolution; Implementing and coordinating Shelter operations; Performing on-call duties, Carrying out general office administration that includes maintaining up-to-date documentation with routine and incident-related record-keeping, statistical data, and report writing.

Expectations:
Incumbents will adhere to Interval House’s mission, vision, policies and practices within a performance management accountability system. They will ensure effective internal and external communications and participate in ongoing team building and teamwork.

Competencies:

  • Post secondary education and/or related experience in counselling and advocacy for women and children
  • Skills and experience in program planning, implementation and group facilitation
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of resources and issues affecting women and children who have experienced abuse
  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills
  • Demonstrated professionalism in work ethics and presentation
  • Must be self-directed and able to complete projects with limited supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized and flexible with ability to manage multiple tasks/assignments and meeting changing deadlines
  • Ability take initiative, manage and adapt to change
  • High level of accountability, commitment and attention to detail
  • Absolutely sensitive to proprietary information
  • Ability to lead and work as part of a team
  • Innovative and resourceful
  • Demonstrated inclination for professional development and continuous learning
  • Ability to work in an ethnically diverse environment

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Please email your resume in confidence to SPruthi@intervalhouse.ca stating your minium hourly rate expectation. Please include your resume in the body of your email; attachments will not be opened. 

Only applicants with the required qualifications and experience will be interviewed. All successful applicants must undergo a criminal reference check.

Interval demonstrates its commitment to equity and diversity and does not condone any form of discrimination.