The Peer Support Worker is responsible to support women to secure practical needs and access support services, while the managing crisis in the Drop-in and/or Shelter. Promoting principles of peer support she will work in collaboration with other DEWC staff to promote integrated services to women and in-center volunteers. She will work from a feminist perspective and within an anti-oppression framework.
Benefits of Joining the DEWC Team
Healthcare: Extended health & dental coverage* including vision, prescription medications, alternative therapies, EAP, and life insurance
For your Retirement: Enrolled in the Municipal Pension Plan* with a matching contribution from DEWC.
Other perks: Compressed work schedule; regular staff development days; and DEWC employees are considered first for any open positions.
*enrolment & eligibility conditions apply
• Casual on-call, compressed work schedule
• Union position: BCGEU hourly rate $26.70 (includes vacation/stat pay) + $1.50hr for overnight shift
• Application Closing Date: ongoing hiring Start Date: ASAP