Careers

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Current Employment Opportunities

INTERVAL HOUSE has positions available for: 

Housing Partnership Coordinator

Women's Counsellor Advocate


HOUSING PARTNERSHIP COORDINATOR

Job Summary:

The Housing Partnership Coordinator’s position will enable you to apply your project management skills to coordinate and enhance Interval House’s housing expansion project and your case management skills to facilitate clients to identify and develop solutions that meet their needs for safe, affordable housing, and their effective transitions towards integration/reintegration into the community. Your communication and networking skills will encompass establishing, maintaining and managing the partnership between Interval House and its partners and agencies of the housing expansion project.  You will be able to apply your planning, implementation, risk management and evaluation skills to ensure success and sustenance of the program.   You can demonstrate your facilitation and presentation skills through planning and delivering effective housing-related workshops, as well as providing support to partners and clients.

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Relevant education and minimum 2 years’ experience in transitional housing processes
  • Knowledge of relevant project management techniques and tools
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective  relationships and partnerships in the private, not-for-profit and governmental sectors
  • Current knowledge of housing market conditions, legislation and tenant/landlord legal responsibilities
  • Demonstrated experience of and enthusiasm to research community-based organization providing information, referrals, advocacy and settlement services
  • Demonstrated administrative skills in database and client case management
  • Computer literate with skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Access and Power Point
  • Ability to manage conflicts
  • Analytical, planning, organizing and reporting skills – verbal and written
  • Effective group facilitation and presentation skills
  • Emphasis on delivery of results in a timely manner and emphasis on quality and quantity standards with great attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise flexibility and accountability
  • Capable of managing emotional stress
  • Ability to build and foster reliable work relationships within a diverse work environment
  • Consistent ability to demonstrate professional behavior and respect for boundaries
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to work with minimal supervision

Please e-mail your resume in confidence to the address below, marking Housing Partnership Coordinator’ in the subject line,  by Sepember 4th, 2015

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

Job Summary:
The Women’s Counsellor Advocate’s 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.