Employment & Volunteering Opportunities

MOBILE CRISIS COUNSELLOR
Full-Time, 1-year Contract — 35-hours per week

Under the direction of the Manager of Counselling and Youth Education Services, the Family Transition Place (FTP) Mobile Crisis Counsellor will provide mobile crisis response and support to woman abuse and sexual abuse survivors.

Full job description

Please forward your letter of application and resume
by 4:oo p.m., Thursday, April 22, 2021 to:

Fax: (519) 942-8243
Email: jobapplication@familytransitionplace.ca

FTP is dedicated to achieving a workplace that reflects the diversity of the community it serves and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Successful candidates are expected to undergo a Police Vulnerable Sector check.


SUPPORT WITHIN HOUSING COUNSELLOR 

Under the direction of the Manager of Residential and Outreach Services, the Support Within Housing Counsellor will be responsible for managing all aspects of Family Transition Place’s (FTP’s) Support Within Housing program.

Full job description

Please forward your letter of application and resume
by 9:oo a.m., Monday, April 26, 2021 to:

Fax: (519) 942-8243
Email: jobapplication@familytransitionplace.ca

FTP is dedicated to achieving a workplace that reflects the diversity of the community it serves and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Successful candidates are expected to undergo a Police Vulnerable Sector check.


RECEPTIONIST
Casual

Working in a team environment and following COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) policies and procedures, Family Transition Place reception staff monitors the front door security; greets all visitors and clients with excellent customer service; answers and directs calls; responds appropriately to inquiries; schedules appointments; and provides clerical support.

  • ‘As needed’ hours to assist with Reception coverage (i.e. sick and vacation time)
  • Must be available on short notice, Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Full job description

Please forward your letter of application and resume
to Executive Assistant, Bonnie Waterfield:
Fax: (519) 942-8243
Email: bonnie@familytransitionplace.ca

FTP is dedicated to achieving a workplace that reflects the diversity of the community it serves and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Successful candidates are expected to undergo a Police Vulnerable Sector check.

 

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 Community Engagement & Development Specialist.

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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