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Position
Court Support Worker
Agency / Organization
Surrrey Women's Centre
Contact name
Sonya Boyce
Title
Executive Director
Address
10075 Whalley Blvd
City
Surrey
Province
British Columbia
Postal Code
V3T 4G1
Description
Who We Are:
Surrey Women’s Centre’s vision is to see increased safety, justice and equality for the women and girls of Surrey BC. Should this vision resonate for you, we encourage you to submit your resume.

Job Title:
Community-based Court Support Worker

Job Summary
A 1-year contract liaising with community stakeholders to increase the safety and supports for women and girls escaping violence while advocating for social change. Key responsibilities include risk assessment, safety planning, and client orientation and accompaniment to hospital, police and court.

Hours of Work:
35 hours per week, Monday through Friday, occasional evenings and weekends may be required.

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:
1. Provides crisis intervention, risk assessment and safety planning and ongoing support.
2. Provides orientation and accompaniment to hospital, police and court.
3. Provides information and referrals to appropriate community resources.
4. Participates in inter-agency case management meetings.
5. Partners with key community stakeholders to develop and implement local coordination protocols.

Qualifications:
1. Post-secondary degree or diploma in a relevant field and a minimum of 2 years’ experience providing information, support and advocacy for women and children escaping violence using a feminist trauma-informed approach, or the equivalent combination of training, education and experience.
2. Excellent working knowledge of the criminal justice system.
3. Excellent working knowledge of the Violence against Women in Relationships (VAWIR) policy as well as relevant provincial and local coordination protocols.
4. Knowledge of, and experience with, provincial and local coordination initiatives addressing violence against women and children is an asset.
5. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse clientele, including marginalized women who experience multiple barriers.
6. Ability to work independently and as part of team in attaining goals.
7. Excellent computer and administrative skills, including working knowledge of MS Office.
8. Ability to speak fluently in Punjabi is an asset but not required.

Additional Information:
Valid BC driver’s license with safe driving record and access to a vehicle.
Satisfactory completion of a criminal record check is required.

Applications reviewed as received.
Submit: Cover letter and resume to Sonya Boyce, sb@surreywomenscentre.ca (email applications only)
Email
sb@surreywomenscentre.ca
Website
http://www.surreywomenscentre.ca