Child-Youth Outreach Caseworker

Child-Youth Outreach Caseworker

Bernadette McCann House
Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Posted: May 15th 2024
Salary: $27.86 per hour
Description:

The mission of Bernadette McCann House, 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 Child-Youth Outreach Caseworker. This is a permanent, full-time position working throughout Pembroke, Petawawa, Deep River and Cobden.

This position includes frontline services to children and youth who have witnessed or experienced violence. The role includes one-to-one, safety planning, groups and drop-in sessions. The Child-Youth Outreach Caseworker provides support and education to mothers on the issues of violence against women, the effects of child witnessing, non-violent disciplinary methods, child development, nutrition, and community resources. This role provides information to children and youth regarding healthy relationships while advocating and making referrals to other services.

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 the impact on child witnesses
  • Experience in crisis intervention
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively and effectively both as a team member and independently
  • Ability to speak and write in English; ability to speak and write in French is preferred
  • Valid driver’s licence and access to a car
  • Current First Aid-CPR certificate
  • Current vulnerable sector check

Bernadette McCann House has a COVID vaccination policy which is aligned with ministry and public health recommendations. Staff are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Additional Information

This position includes:

  • Paid vacation and sick leave entitlements
  • Health, dental and vision benefit coverage
  • Life and long-term disability insurance
  • Optional RRSP matching

Applications must be received prior to May 27, 2024 at Noon.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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

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