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Position
Casual Women’s Support Worker
Agency / Organization
Ishtar Transition Housing Society
Contact name
Elizabeth
Title
HR Manager
Address
101 6350 203rd St
City
Langley
Province
British Columbia
Postal Code
V2Y 1L9
Description
The Women’s Support Worker provides support to women and children who are fleeing violence and abuse and staying at or considering coming to the transition house.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provides emotional support, accompaniment, transportation, referrals and resources for women, children and youth
• Supports women to meet their self-determined goals
• Provides advocacy as requested
• Provides accompaniment and/or transportation such as to court, police and medical appointments
• Participates in public education to raise awareness of physical or sexual assault and/or abuse
• Consults and liaises with community service agencies to maintain up-to-date information on available resources and develop community relations
• Maintains and provides statistics and reports regarding service delivery as required
• Performs other related duties as required

Qualifications:
• 2 years direct experience or relevant experience and/or related post-secondary education
• Must possess a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License and have a reliable vehicle (mileage paid for work use)
• First Aid Certificate
• An intersectional feminist perspective, empathetic, ability to work
independently and in a group, conflict resolution skills
• Fluency in languages other than English a definite asset
• This position requires some lifting

Additional Information:
This position requires Union membership.

Please send a covering letter describing:
• why you are interested in this position and how your skills, qualifications and past experiences suit you for this position
• why you think women experience violence

No telephone calls please. Only those selected will be contacted.
Email
elizabeth.f@ishtarsociety.org
Website
http://www.ishtarsociety.org
Closing Date
23/02/2018
23/02/2018