Careers

Build and develop a career in the social service industry with Interval House! 

For employment inquiries, contact us at personnel@intervalhouse.ca. For volunteer opportunites please click here.

Current Employment Opportunities

INTERVAL HOUSE has positions available for: 

Development Coordinator

Women's Counsellor Advocate - Residential Program

Women's Counsellor Advocate - Community Program

 

DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Job Summary:

The Development Coordinator’s position will enable you to fully utilize your planning, organizing and fundraising skills while contributing to Interval House fundraising and volunteer programs and initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement Interval House’s volunteer program and strategies
  • Coordinate the recruitment, selection and orientation of new volunteers (individual & groups)
  • Update and maintain policies and systems, records and a database for the volunteer and fundraising programs
  • Coordinate and implement systems to keep volunteers properly informed about the organization, their boundaries, security and emergency measures
  • Initiate and plan events and recognition systems for volunteers
  • Identify and/or execute moves management strategies for volunteers
  • Provide support to staff in managing and evaluating their volunteers
  • Coordinate the administration of the annual giving program and support the individual and corporate giving programs
  • Coordinate the production of communications materials
  • Respond to inquiries, update donor files and ensure timely correspondence with donors and stakeholders
  • Plan and implement events and assist with the planning and implementation of special awareness and engagement campaigns
  • Represent Interval House at public events
  • Coordinate Interval House’s website, online giving and social media activities
  • Train and supervise Resource Development volunteers

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Experience and / or knowledge in fundraising and volunteer management
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues affecting women and children who have suffered abuse, and the available resources and services to support them
  • Post-secondary education and/or a demonstrated track record of effective administrative and organizational abilities 
  • Conduct that demonstrates adherence to the AFP Standards of Professional Practice
  • Computer literate with skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Publisher, Power Point and Adobe Photoshop
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated skills to engage with others, listen, and provide feedback
  • Demonstrated ability in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with external stakeholders
  • Event Planning Experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and foster teamwork
  • Demonstrated ability to manage interpersonal conflict
  • Ability to observe and maintain confidentiality
  • Behavioral focus on ethics, integrity, loyalty and goal & result oriented
  • Focus on continuous self-development
  • Demonstrated ability to follow through to implement results in a timely manner
  • Thorough and detail-oriented work related approaches
  • Analytical, planning, organizing and reporting skills - verbal and written
  • Persistence, compassionate, non-judgmental & adaptable behavior that demonstrates caring for others
  • An understanding of Diversity and Inclusion and ability to create a supportive work environment for diverse staff 

Please e-mail your resume in confidence to the address below, marking ‘Development Coordinator’ in the subject line. Please include your resume in the body of your e-mail; attachments may not be opened.

Email: personnel@intervalhouse.ca

Only applicants with the required qualifications and competencies will be contacted.

All successful applicants must undergo a criminal reference check.

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


WOMEN’S COUNSELLOR ADVOCATE - RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM (Full-Time)

Job Summary:

The Women’s Counsellor Advocate-Residential Program, overall responsibility is to assist those who seek shelter services to deal with the impact of violence on their lives by providing timely, relevant and responsive client services that are consistent with the mission and mandate of Interval House and appropriate to their needs.

The Women’s Counsellor Advocate’s duties include:

  • Responding to the “24 hour”  crisis line
  • Conducting needs assessment admission intake and/or making appropriate referrals
  • Facilitating trauma recovery from abuse & builds client’s capacity to achieve self-sufficiency, through developing case plans, which include:
  • supportive counselling and group counselling
  • Legal services; public housing applications; financial assistance & planning; immigration and refugee services; health issues; education; and other issues relating to their situation
  • Escort to court and/or other legal, immigration or medical related appointments
  • Facilitate community resettlement
  • Regular evaluation and monitoring to ensure clients’ needs and goals are met and timely delivery
  • Complete client discharges according to established procedures
  • Record and maintain information in program logs and client files

Note: Some physical activity is required eg. Light to moderate lifting, climbing stairs etc.

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Relevant education and/or related experience in programs for violence against women
  • Experience in providing informal counselling and advocacy  for abused women
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of issues affecting women and children who have experienced abuse and resources to support them.
  • Skills and experience in program planning and implementation
  • Effective group facilitation and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build and foster reliable work relationships within a diverse work environment
  • Consistent ability to demonstrate professional behavior and respect for boundaries
  • Ability to manage conflicts
  • Demonstrated administrative skills in database and client case management
  • Observation of strict confidentiality
  • Capable of managing own emotional difficulties
  • Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Access and ability to use client case management database

Please e-mail your resume in confidence to the address below, marking ‘Women's Counsellor Advocate’ in the subject line.

Please include your resume in the body of your e-mail; attachments may not be opened.

Email: personnel@intervalhouse.ca

Only applicants with the required qualifications and competencies will be contacted.

All successful applicants must undergo a criminal reference check.

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


Women's Counsellor Advocate - Community Program

Job Summary:
The Women’s Counsellor Advocate’s overall responsibility is to assist women who are seeking employment and resettlement, to deal with the impact of violence on their lives by providing timely, relevant and responsive client services that are consistent with the mission and mandate of Interval House and appropriate to their needs.

The Women’s Counsellor Advocate’s duties include:

  • Conducting admission intake, initial interviews & assessments to obtain in-depth information and assessing immediate client needs to develop case plans
  • Regularly evaluating & monitoring client case plans to ensure the services & referrals outlined are appropriate, are meeting clients’ needs and goals, and are being delivered in a timely manner
  • Providing information and resources and making appropriate referrals to Interval House external services
  • Performing individual and group supportive counselling that facilitates trauma recovery from abuse & builds clients capacity to achieve self-sufficiency
  • Recording and maintaining information in program logs and client files
  • Collecting & contributing relevant information to the program resource base
  • Effectively responding to inquiries and communicates with companies/donors providing goods and services to Interval House
  • Responding to emergency situations as required
  • Performing other administrative duties

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years’ experience providing counselling to abused women
  • Relevant education and/or related experience in programs for violence against women
  • Experience in providing informal counselling and advocacy  for abused women
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of issues affecting women who have experienced abuse and resources to support them
  • Ability to build and foster reliable work relationships within a diverse work environment
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage conflicts and observation of strict confidentiality
  • Capable of managing own emotional difficulties
  • Skills and experience in program planning and implementation
  • Demonstrated group facilitation skills and experience
  • Demonstrated administrative experience in database and client case management and ability to use Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Access and PowerPoint

Please e-mail your resume in confidence to the address below, marking ‘Women's Counsellor Advocate - Community Programs’ in the subject line.

Please include your resume in the body of your e-mail; attachments may not be opened.

Email: personnel@intervalhouse.ca

Only applicants with the required qualifications and competencies will be contacted.

All successful applicants must undergo a criminal reference check.

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