Parkland Crisis Centre & Women’s Shelter Location: Dauphin, MB
Is currently accepting applications for:
Shelter Counsellor -Nights (11:00 PM—7:00 AM)
The Shelter Counsellor will focus on providing crisis counselling, walk-in counselling, act as an advocate and providing general information and referral services on addictions, health, housing, employment, education and other such services, to those persons experiencing domestic abuse and/or family violence. They must demonstrate a strong professional manner in dealing with stakeholders such as RCMP, CFS agencies, other relevant agencies, and the public, while being open, friendly, approachable, compassionate, accepting and understanding.
This position will work with the Administrative Assistant under the general direction of the Executive Director.
·Minimum Grade 12, Applied Counselling Certificate (may consider relevant education and/or experience) ·Exceptional organizational skills, decision making and problem solving skills ·Excellent written communication and documentation skills to maintain reports and client files along with documentation that may be required by law enforcement and child welfare agencies ·Ability to maintain highly sensitive and confidential information ·Must be reliable, able to work alone or a team environment ·Must have excellent physical and emotional health ·Must be flexible to work various shifts to accommodate 24/7 facility ·Satisfactory Criminal Record, Child Abuse & Adult Abuse Registry Checks ·Experience working in the Domestic/Family Violence field as asset ·Emergency First Aid and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training an asset ·Must have valid Driver’s License and access to own vehicle ·Wage and Benefits in accordance with MGEU Collective agreement
Please forward a cover letter and resume by December 4, 2020, to: Parkland Crisis Centre, Box 651, Dauphin, MB R7N 2V4 Email: email@example.com or Fax: (204) 622- 4625 ATTN: Personnel Committee