Posting-Safe Homes Program – Support Worker

Safe Homes Program – Support Worker

Casual On-Call Position:

Hours: Scheduled On-Call Rota. Weekday evenings, weekends and statutory holidays

Start date: Immediately

Duties:  The Safe Homes Program – Support Worker (On-Call) is part of a team of casual staff that agrees to carry a cellular phone and serve scheduled on-call duty for the Safe Homes Program. Support workers are on-call on week day evenings, weekends and statutory holidays. When called-out, the support worker provides a confidential emergency service for the provision of temporary, safe and supportive accommodation for women and their children who have experienced or who are at risk of abuse, threats or violence. Support workers will provide transportation, information, support and, when appropriate, follow-up support for women.

Qualifications: A Grade 12 diploma, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills, and some knowledge of women’s issues with a feminist perspective. A valid B.C. driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle are essential. This position requires Union membership. Pursuant to provincial legislation, the applicant must agree to undergo a criminal records investigation.

Application Process:

Submit a resume and cover letter to: Purnima Gosavi, Director of Program Management, Family Dynamix.

Email: pgosavi@familydynamix.ca

Address: Box 2289, Invermere, B.C., V0A 1K0,

Application Deadline: Ongoing until filled