Posting-Safe Homes Program – Support Worker

Safe Homes Program – Support Worker

Casual Position:

Hours: Scheduled on call

Shift schedule: On call

Start date: Immediately

Duties:  The Safe Homes support worker 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 days and 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 is essential.

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: 4:00 p.m., September 3, 2019