We’re Hiring!


Looking for candidates with a steady presence, strong work ethic, and desire to learn.


Summer Relief Crisis Counsellors in the Emergency Shelter

Contract Positions: April 27th to September 3rd 2020


The following qualifications apply:

Post-secondary degree in social service

Work experience in a residential setting and/or related social service field

Sound analysis of the issue of violence against women including its impact on both women and children

Demonstrated skill in risk assessment, safety planning, and crisis intervention

Sound clinical judgement and strong communication skills both verbal and written

Knowledge of the local service continuum to assist women who have been abused

Proficiency in office computer programs (e.g., Word, Outlook, Excel)

Commitment to the vision, mission, values, and service models of the agency

It is necessary to have the ability and desire to work autonomously and as part of a team in a woman centered organization. Clear Criminal Reference Check, current CPR/First Aid, valid driver’s license, and daily access to a reliable vehicle are mandatory.  It is also necessary to work a variety of shifts required for 24 hour service including days, afternoons, nights, and weekends.

Please email your resume to Ashley Ticknor, Program Manager at

We thank all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

1.800.265.4305 or 519.633.0155
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Funding gratefully received from individuals, special groups, companies, and the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Community and Social Services and South West Local Health Integration Network.
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