Employment & Volunteering Opportunities

ADDICTION OUTREACH COUNSELLOR
Maternity Leave Contract – January-December 2018

The Addiction Outreach Counsellor will provide services to women, including pregnant and parenting, with substance abuse concerns, in particular, opioid addictions.  In addition, the Counsellor will work with the community to build capacity and support among existing service providers through the coordination and development of services that addresses women’s addiction concerns with a trauma informed lens.

Full job description HERE.

Please forward your letter of application and resume
by 4:oopm Friday, November 17, 2017 to:

Mail:
Family Transition Place
20 Bredin Parkway
Orangeville, Ontario L9W 4Z9
Fax #: (519) 942-8243
Email: jobapplication@familytransitionplace.ca

There are no volunteer opportunities at this time. Please check back for future updates.


The volunteer needs to understand the parameters around safety and the importance of confidentiality. The ideal candidate will be able to adapt to an emotionally challenging environment, be a problem solver, and reliable. Potential volunteers must agree to Family Transition Place’s Volunteer Commitment to Privacy and Code of Conduct policies, and submit a valid Police Vulnerable Sector check.

For more information on being involved with Family Transition Place as a volunteer, please refer to our Volunteer Handbook.

Are you interested and available during those required times? Please complete our Volunteer Application and contact Kelly Lee – 519-942-4122, ext. 243 or kelly@familytransitionplace.ca.

PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to accept applicants who have received Residential, Counselling or Legal Support services from Family Transition Place within the last twelve months.


For those interested in applying for future volunteer positions, please complete and submit a Volunteer Application. When a mutually beneficial opportunity arises, we will contact applicants to discuss availability.

Generally, our volunteer needs are limited to the following opportunities:

  • Administration/mailing
  • Childcare
  • Fundraising Committees (HOPE Event & International Women’s Day Luncheon)
  • Board of Directors

Training and Benefits

Volunteers receive:

  • orientation to the agency;
  • information on woman abuse and its impact on children;
  • ongoing training and skills development;
  • current information about Family Transition Place events and activities;
  • a sense of satisfaction, contribution and purpose by participating in a social movement to end violence against women and their children.

Expectations

Volunteers are expected to:

  • complete an application, obtain a criminal reference check and sign a commitment to privacy form;
  • attend training;
  • commit to a minimum of one year.

Please browse our website or read our Volunteer Handbook to familiarize yourself with our programs, then fill out the Volunteer Application (PDF) form.

Once your form is received you will be contacted by our Events & Community Relations Coordinator.

Please send your application to kelly@familytransitionplace.ca. If you cannot open the form or would like more information please call 519-942-4122 or 905-584-4357 ext.243.

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