Shelter Program Worker - Chrysalis House

Job Detail

Company: Recruiting through World Skills Employment Centre
Industry: Non-profit Sector
Job Type: Full Time
Salary Level ($):
Job Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Highest Level Of Education: Diploma
Job Posting Date: 03-Aug-2017
Apply by: 14-Aug-2017

Job Description:

Job Opportunity with Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre

World Skills Employment Centre is working with Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre to recruit for the position of Shelter Program Worker.
World Skills is not hiring for this position. If you are interested in this opportunity, please follow these steps:
  • Please send a cover letter and a resume to, on or before 9:00am, August 14th, 2017.
  • Please write the position title in the subject line of your email.
  • Please save your targeted cover letter and resume as a SINGLE word document, with the file name NEEP_Your First Name_Last Name_Position Title (NEEP_John_Smith_Project Officer).
  • Late applications will not be accepted.

If you are not yet registered with World Skills, please contact 613-233-0453 to book an appointment for Intake and Assessment or to learn more about our programs and services. World Skills works with newcomers/immigrants to help them integrate into the Canadian labor market.
CHRYSALIS HOUSE: Chrysalis House is a twenty-five bed shelter for abused women and their children, located in Western Ottawa.
SCOPE OF POSITION: The Shelter Program Worker –position provides immediate and responsive crisis support to abused women and their children at Chrysalis House, in accordance with the WOCRC Vision, Mission and utilizing a health equity and inclusion lens.  Participation in and promotion of co-operative living is a component of this position.
  • Social Service Workers Diploma or equivalent in experience, education and training;
  • Minimum of 2 years direct work experience with abused women and/or their children;
  • Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of community-based model of intervention and feminist principles;
  • Knowledge of violence against women and children who witness violence issues;
  • Demonstrated crisis intervention skills;
  • Demonstrated group facilitation skills;
  • Proven conflict resolution skills;
  • Experience working with volunteers;
  • Proven ability to work independently, and within a team approach;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Multitasking abilities;
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and serve the needs of diverse communities;
  • Standard First Aid and CPR training is a requirement;
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English, spoken and written;
  • Additional language abilities an asset.

  • Starting Salary Range $41,517.00 to $43,349.00 per annum
  • Average of 35 hours per week, three 12.25 hour shifts/week or a four week rotational basis in which a week of days is followed by a week of overnights. Some weekends are required.
  • Shifts:  8:30 am to 8:45 pm and 8:30 pm to 8:45 am
  • Note Overnight shifts are “awake” shifts and are single staffed.

Due to the volume of résumés received, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.