Women's Support Worker
Cythera Transition House Society

Competition #: 22-05
Position Title: Women’s Support Worker
Location: Cythera Transition House
Starting Date: November 30th, 2022 – Training shifts, if needed, will be prior to this date
Ending Date: N/A
Training shifts: If needed
Status: Permanent Full-Time (35 hours per week)
Wage Rate: $25.19/hour – Grid 10 + benefit package

Shift Schedule:
This is a 24 hour/7 days per week program. Applicants must be available to work:
Day shifts: (7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.) 8.75 hours
Afternoon shifts: (2:15 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.) 8.75 hours
Or night shifts: (10:45 p.m. to 7:45 a.m.) 9.00 hours
(Per Article 15.5 of the Collective Agreement, the Employer has the right to change work schedules with adequate notice)
The “usual” days of work will be a rotation between:
Day shifts:  Wednesday thru Saturday
Afternoon shifts: Wednesday thru Saturday
Night shifts:  Tuesday thru Friday

Use of Personal Automobile: Yes – very minimal
Reports To: Transition House Manager
Posting Date: Friday, October 21, 2022

Closing Date: 4:30 p.m., October 31st, 2022, or when position is filled

Cythera Transition House Society is currently accepting applications for a Permanent Full-Time Women’s Support Worker at its Transition House.

This position provides support, advocacy, information, and referrals to women who have, or are at risk of, experiencing domestic violence and/or abuse.

Qualifications required are:

  • Diploma in a related human/social service;
  • One (1) year recent related experience;
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
  • Experience working with a diverse population with a demonstrated ability to communicate with residents in a non-judgmental and empathetic manner while setting and maintaining professional and personal boundaries;
  • Experience supporting people with varying levels of mental health and substance(s) misuse;
  • Experience providing crisis intervention an asset;
  • Acceptable Drivers’ Abstract;
  • Current First Aid Certificate.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to interact effectively with residents;
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office;
  • Ability to work with a minimum of supervision but to work effectively in a team setting.

Physical Abilities:

  • Basic household activities including cleaning and general maintenance;
  • Lifting and holding babies and children on occasion;
  • Providing First-Aid and CPR;
  • Walking up and down stairs.

This position works primarily in a communal residential environment. This position may work alone and/or with minimal supervision.

This position requires B.C.G.E.U. membership and an acceptable Criminal Records Check.

Please submit current cover letter and resume to:

Executive Director
or:    22318 McIntosh Avenue, Maple Ridge, BC  V2X 3C1

PLEASE QUOTE COMPETITION #22-05 ON RESUME. Only applicants who are short-listed will be contacted.

We thank you for your interest.


Executive Director
22318 McIntosh Avenue
Maple Ridge, BC
V2X 3C1
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