Bilingual Transitional Support Caseworker

Bilingual Transitional Support Caseworker

Bernadette McCann House
Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Posted: September 22nd 2022
Salary: $27.86 per hour
Description:

The mission of Bernadette McCann House (BMH), an accredited organization serving Renfrew County, is to work for change that will end abuse by providing safety, support and education to all those who experience abuse. Our services include an emergency residential program for women and children, community outreach, support services for children, groups and workshops.

Specifically, our residential program offers a short-term emergency 16-bed shelter for women and children fleeing an abusive relationship.

We are currently recruiting for a Bilingual Transitional Support Caseworker. This is a full-time, permanent position.

Reporting to the Outreach Supervisor, this position provides supports and services to women and their dependents who have experienced abuse, including survivors of human trafficking, that will enable them to access safe and stable housing, as well as relevant supports such as court support.

Qualifications
  • Graduate of a post-secondary program in social sciences or a related field
  • A thorough understanding of the issue of violence against women and impact of children who witness violence
  • Experience in crisis intervention
  • Proven ability to work effectively, both independently and as a team member
  • Extensive knowledge of the needs of francophone women living in Renfrew County, who have experienced abuse, including human trafficking
  • Ability to speak and write in French and English
  • A valid driver’s licence and access to a vehicle
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two doses)
Additional Information

Deadline for applications: October 14, 2022 at Noon.

Funding for this position has generously been made available through a formal agreement with the Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre.

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. Applicants requiring accommodation should contact the administration department at 613-732-7776.

Contact Information
Leigh Sweeney, Executive Director
Bernadette McCann House
Pembroke, Ontario

Email: sweeneyl@wsssbmh.org
Website: www.wsssbmh.org
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