Camrose Women’s Shelter Society (CWSS) operates a 22 bed facility that offers services in support of women and children requiring emergency shelter due to domestic violence, crisis situations or homelessness. We are currently recruiting for:
CASUAL CRISIS INTERVENTION WORKER (CIW)
Classification: Union position under CUPE Local 1425
Salary: $21.92 per hour
Posted: October 13, 2021
Closing: When the position is filled
Please send resume and cover letter.
Preference will be given to candidates with a degree or diploma in Human Services or related disciplines, and/or related experience working in a shelter or crisis oriented field. Preferred applicants have compassion and have previous work experience with clients who are victims of domestic violence, have worked with families, women’s programs or have experience with residential programs.
Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Casual CIW is a compassionate and understanding candidate who has professional values, with a firm understanding and knowledge of the impacts of domestic violence and homelessness on women and children. The successful candidate will be required to work various shifts, including weekends and overnights; also required to complete meal preparation, house cleaning and light maintenance on each shift. Candidates are equipped with skills used to assess crisis calls, provide referrals and advocacy, basic empowerment counseling, promote life skills, and group facilitation.
Additional Required Qualifications
Current First Aid, CPR, criminal record and child welfare checks are required to start.
Our Shelter maintains a policy of Trauma Informed Practice (TIP), which means having an awareness of trauma and its impacts, including speaking, acting and existing in ways that are least likely to trigger or further harm those who have experienced trauma. A trauma informed stance means applying the “universal caution” or approaching every individual as though they have experienced trauma.
Application deadline: When the position is filled
Expected start date: 2021-11-08
Job Types: Part-time, Casual
Salary: $21.92 per hour
We follow current Alberta Health Services COVID-19 safety protocols and provide appropriate PPE for the candidate. Not considered if candidates have travelled internationally within the past 14 days or present with COVID-19 related symptoms.