Employment & Volunteering Opportunities

RESIDENTIAL RELIEF COUNSELLOR

Are you looking for opportunities to enhance your Social Service skills and experience? Do you want a change from full-time work or to ‘keep your foot in the door’ after retirement? Are you available on an as-needed basis to work day, evening, overnight and weekend shifts? Then Family Transition Place has the Residential Relief Counsellor position for you!

Full job description HERE.

Please forward your letter of application and resume by Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. to:

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

We thank all applicants, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates are expected to undergo a Police Vulnerable Sector check.


FACILITY MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT
Summer Contract*
May 21, 2019 – August 23, 2019

Responsibilities will include:

  • Grounds maintenance: lawn cutting, gardening, property clean up, etc.
  • Facility maintenance: minor repairs, cleaning and organizing, etc.
  • Food Service Assistance: food preparation, safe food handling
  • Assisting Residential, Outreach and Food & Nutrition staff as required and appropriate

Full job description HERE.

Please forward your letter of application and resume by Friday, May 3, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. to:

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

We thank all applicants, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates are expected to undergo a Police Vulnerable Sector check.

*Please note: This position is available pending funding approval from Service Canada’s Summer Jobs Program.


RECEPTIONIST / AGENCY ASSISTANT
Summer Contract*
May 21, 2019 – August 23, 2019

Working in a team environment, this position will require flexibility and skills to support Family Transition Place
in the following roles:

  • As the Receptionist you will monitor front door security, greet all visitors and clients with excellent customer
    service; answer and direct telephone calls; respond appropriately to inquiries; schedule appointments and;
    provide clerical support.
  • As the Agency Assistant you will, on an as needed basis, perform a variety of duties that could include: client
    program related tasks and support, facility and grounds maintenance, food preparation, child care, organizing
    activities.

Full job description HERE.

Please forward your letter of application and resume by Friday, May 3, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. to:

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

We thank all applicants, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates are expected to undergo a Police Vulnerable Sector check.

*Please note: This position is available pending funding approval from Service Canada’s Summer Jobs Program.

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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