Relief Crisis Intervener

Women in Transition House - Fredericton, NB (30+ days ago)

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Facility Description:

Women in Transition House Inc. is a safe shelter for abused women and their children. The organization operates a secure home to provide safety, refuge, comfort, support, encouragement, and a time of healing. The staff and Board of Directors at Women in Transition House are dedicated to helping women live healthier lives through self-improvement, thereby providing hope for the future. Women in Transition House offers a healthy workplace for staff.

Job Summary:

The Relief Crisis Intervener will provide support and information to women who have been physically, emotionally, sexually, and economically abused. In addition to supporting residents, the intervener will answer crisis calls and have initial contact with non-resident women seeking information and advice. The Relief Crisis Intervener must demonstrate effective communication skills, friendliness, sensitivity, and other compassionate qualities when working with women is crisis and acting as a liaison with other external support agencies.

Qualification and Credentials:

  • High School diploma or Adult High School diploma or GED diploma of High School equivalency
  • Post-secondary education in human sciences is an asset, or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Demonstrated skills in interpersonal relationships
  • Maintain a cooperative environment between residents and staff
  • Possess current Emergency First Aid/CPR Certification
  • Possession of a current Food Handlers Certificate is considered an asset
  • Must provide valid criminal record check and vulnerable record check

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Ability to work shiftwork and on-call hours
  • Assist with childcare
  • Administration of daily office responsibilities such as answering the phone, maintaining records and paperwork as it relates to admissions, documentation of crisis calls, resident files, and logbook updates
  • Administration of other household operations and procedures related to safety, supplies, and chores.
  • Assist with meal preparation and other light housekeeping duties
  • Monitor and upholds household rules and criteria

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $15.00 /hour