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Name of agency: Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton
Position type: Part Time Contract
Application deadline: 15.08.2017
About the agency:

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton is dedicated to being a tireless and strong champion within the Peel-Halton Region for the appropriate and non-discriminatory delivery of programs and services to women and youth who are or may be at risk of coming into conflict with the law. As one of the leading experts in community responsive programs for women and youth, the values that continue to guide our work are accountability, advocacy, collaboration, fairness, innovation, and respect. 

Responsibilities:

The Casual / Relief Caseworker assists in managing the day-to-day operations of the Ellen House Residence, a female adult community based residential facility supporting provincially and federally sentenced women. In accordance with all requirements and standards established by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS), Correctional Services of Canada (CSC) and the Agency, Ellen House supports women in an efficient and effective manner.  

Areas of Responsibility: 

Provides primary counselling, resource referrals, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, and support to all residents 

Participates in the shift schedule rotation as part of our 24 hour staffing model 

Maintains accurate and up-to-date records and statistics regarding all aspects of service delivery 

Familiar with each resident’s individual plan of care in order to identify needs, recommend changes and provide assistance that is consistent with the overall plan for each individual 

Qualifications:

Successful candidates will have: 

2-3 years’ experience in a residential setting and/or educational background in a relevant field (prior experience with adult females is considered an asset)

Knowledge of MCSCS and CSC policies and procedures is considered an asset 

Practical knowledge of gender specific/responsive programming; assessment/counselling skills are essential 

Excellent problem solving and leadership skills, with the ability to judiciously handle crisis situations with clients within the residential facility and/or community 

Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with diverse community groups and other stakeholders in order to provide inter-agency and intra-agency networking and liaising ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of programs 

Awareness of and commitment to women’s issues

Experience working with communities who face multiple barriers such as poverty, discrimination, criminalization and lack of housing 

Excellent organizational and time management skills 

Valid CPR and First Aid Certification 

Proficiency in the French language is considered an asset 

Job Contact Information:

How to Apply: 

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to lisaz@efrypeelhalton.ca by August 15, 2017 @ 4:30 PM. If you are a current employee, student or volunteer of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel Halton please indicate "Internal Applicant" in the subject line

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Please note that the selected candidate will be required to submit a criminal record check and/or vulnerable sector search, as well as an Enhanced RCMP Reliability Clearance. 

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton is committed to accessible hiring practices. Upon request, accommodation for applications with disabilities is available. If you are applying for this position and require accommodation, please contact cduffy@efrypeelhalton.ca and we will work with you to meet your needs. 

 

Name of agency: Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton
Position type: Part Time Contract
Application deadline: 15.08.2017
About the agency:

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton is dedicated to being a tireless and strong champion within the Peel-Halton Region for the appropriate and non-discriminatory delivery of programs and services to women and youth who are or may be at risk of coming into conflict with the law. As one of the leading experts in community responsive programs for women and youth, the values that continue to guide our work are accountability, advocacy, collaboration, fairness, innovation, and respect. 

Responsibilities:

The Casual / Relief Caseworker assists in managing the day-to-day operations of Marjorie Amos Residence, a an open detention / custody facility providing services to young women in conflict with the law between the ages of 12-18 years. This residence offers a home environment where young women can explore life patterns, learn new skills and develop positive attitudes with respect to themselves and others in their community. This gender specific program provides the framework for young women to develop self-confidence, self-esteem and interpersonal skills necessary for a balanced and successful life. 

Areas of Responsibility: 

Provides primary counselling, resource referrals, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, and support to all residents 

Participates in the shift schedule rotation as part of our 24 hour staffing model 

Maintains accurate and up-to-date records and statistics regarding all aspects of service delivery 

Familiar with each resident’s individual plan of care in order to identify needs, recommend changes and provide assistance that is consistent with the overall plan for each individual 

Maintains confident assessment, counselling and case management skills in order to effectively interact with the clients using a trauma-informed approach 

 

Qualifications:

2-3 years’ experience in a residential setting and/or educational background in a relevant field (prior experience with adult females is considered an asset)

Knowledge and understanding of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, the Child and Family Services Act is considered an asset 

Practical knowledge of gender specific/responsive programming and adolescent development and behaviour management techniques are essential 

Excellent problem solving and leadership skills, with the ability to judiciously handle crisis situations with clients within the residential facility and/or community 

Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with diverse community groups and other stakeholders in order to provide inter-agency and intra-agency networking and liaising ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of programs 

Awareness of and commitment to women’s issues

Experience working with communities who face multiple barriers such as poverty, discrimination, criminalization and lack of housing 

Excellent organizational and time management skills 

Valid CPR and First Aid Certification 

Proficiency in the French language is considered an asset 

 

Job Contact Information:

How to Apply:

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to lisaz@efrypeelhalton.ca by August 15, 2017 @ 4:30 PM. If you are a current employee, student or volunteer of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel Halton please indicate "Internal Applicant" in the subject line

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note that the selected candidate will be required to submit a vulnerable sector search.

 

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Peel-Halton is committed to accessible hiring practices. Upon request, accommodation for applications with disabilities is available. If you are applying for this position and require accommodation, please contact cduffy@efrypeelhalton.ca and we will work with you to meet your needs.