Crisis Intervention Worker
The Native Women’s Centre provides a secure, empowering environment for women and children fleeing domestic violence and for women suffering from homelessness, addiction or human trafficking. The Crisis Intervention Workers provide crisis intervention and emergency shelter services.
Part Time Weekends:
Saturday – Sunday
11:00AM – 11:00PM
11:00PM – 11:00AM
Conducts accurate and complete intake of new clients
Provides orientation to the environment and counselling process
Provides input and participates in client Plan of Care; reviews as required
Plans and facilitates therapeutic counselling to individuals and/or families
Monthly programming assistance in life skills, recreation, outings, etc.
Maintain client contact sheets and case management tracking sheets
Identifies and develops safety plans for high- risk situations
Reports all disclosures, safety plans and serious occurrences to proper authorities
Performs household tasks as related to the management of a shelter residence
Post-Secondary education in Social Work or related field required
2-3 years’ work or volunteer experience in an emergency shelter is preferred
An understanding of Indigenous history, culture, teachings and healings is an asset
Well-developed communication skills; the ability to handle stressful situations
Solid computer and administrative skills to maintain files and compose case reports
Must be willing to perform light cleaning, laundry and cooking duties while on shift
Current Criminal Records for Vulnerable sector required
The Native Women’s Centre has a Covid-19 Vaccination Policy in effect due to the nature of the work and clientele we serve. Unvaccinated employees must submit to weekly testing.