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Permanent Part-time Children/Youth Caseworker
20 Hours per week (Hours may increase dependant on funding)

Responsibilities:

This position includes front-line services to children/youth who have witnessed or experienced violence, which includes one-to-one, safety planning, groups and drop-in sessions. Provides support and education to mothers on the issues of VAW, the effects of child witnessing, non-violent disciplinary methods, child development, nutrition and community resources. Provides information to children/youth regarding healthy relationships and advocates and makes referrals to other services.
 Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a 2-year post-secondary program in Social Sciences or related field
  • A thorough understanding of the issue of violence against women, and the impact on child/youth who experience abuse
  • Experience in crisis intervention, and proven ability to work cooperatively and effectively both as a team member and independently
  • Valid driver’s licence and access to a car
  • Ability to speak and write in both English & French (preferred)

Applications must be received prior to noon on Wednesday, September 26th 2018

Mail to:
Leigh Sweeney
Executive Director
Bernadette McCann House
P.O. Box 244, Pembroke, ON K8A 6X3
Email: wssshs@wsssbmh.org

*Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Volunteer/Public Education Coordinator

20 hrs/Week/Contract Position
Duration: October 2018 –September 2019

Responsible to the Executive Director

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2-year Community College in Public Education/Communications
  • 1 Year’s’ experience in Volunteer/Public Education or Equivalent combination of education
    and experience may be considered
  • Knowledge and experience with PC Hardware and Software technology
  • 3 Years experience in Social Services or related field (Preferred)
  • Knowledge and understanding of the issues of Domestic Violence(Preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Bilingualism (Preferred)
  • Valid driver’s license and access to vehicle

Applications must be received prior to noon on September 19th, 2018

Mail to:

Leigh Sweeney
Executive Director
Bernadette McCann House
P.O. Box 244, Pembroke, ON K8A 6X3
Fax: 613-732-8667

*Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Relief Residential Caseworker

Reporting to the Residential Supervisor, this position provides direct service to abused women and their children in a residential setting, involving crisis intervention and client advocacy. This is a casual position, on an “as needed basis only”. Weekend and shift work required.

Required qualifications include: graduate of a post secondary program in social sciences or related field; a thorough understanding of the issue of violence against women, and the impact on child witnesses; experience in crisis intervention, and proven ability to work cooperatively and effectively both as a team member and independently. Ability to speak and write in both English & French (preferred) valid driver’s licence and access to a car (preferred).

Mail to: Leigh Sweeney, Executive Director
Bernadette McCann House for Women Inc.
P.O. Box 244, Pembroke, Ontario K8A 6X3
Fax (613) 732-8667

*Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

BMH is an equal opportunity employer, committed to meeting needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, the Ontario Human Rights Code, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Applications requiring accommodation should contact Administration 613-732-7776.