Student Transition Worker

Submit applications to Alana Eadie at aeadie@whsbg.on.ca

The Government of Canada has funded this job through the Canada Summer Jobs program. You must be aged between 15 and 30 and be legally entitled to work in Canada. International students are not eligible.

This position will work 35 hours a week for an 8 week contract. The rate of pay is $14.50/hour.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • The Transition Support Worker will assist women & children in adjusting to shelter routines.
  • They will facilitate in-house activities and groups with women and will maintain resource materials related to violence prevention and safety planning.
  • They will assist women to develop short- and long-term goals, and locate and utilize community resources, such as housing, legal, medical, financial, and health and wellness.
  • The Transition Support Worker assists with advocacy with community agencies, and offers assistance with forms, letters, faxes, and other communication with other agencies on behalf of the woman/child served.
  • Accountability regarding the collection and distribution of donations of new and used items is required of the Transition Support Worker.
  • Demonstrates a nonjudgmental attitude and empathetic manner.
  • Models to women/children served, and abides by, the working etiquette for Women’s House.
  • Assists residents in planning nutritious and economical meals, matters of hygiene, and safety.
  • Assists residents in learning new life skills, as needed.
  • Performs other duties as requested by supervisory staff.

Submit applications to Alana Eadie at aeadie@whsbg.on.ca