Employment & Volunteering Opportunities

RURAL RESPONSE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT FACILITATOR
6-MONTH CONTRACT POSITION (35 hours per week)

Family Transition Place’s Rural Response Program provides support to women in the rural communities of North Dufferin. The Rural Response Community Engagement Facilitator will be engaged in: creating awareness, providing information through workshops and presentations, seeking out and building community relationships, as well as conducting surveys/focus groups.

Full job description HERE.

Please forward your letter of application and resume by Friday, May 17, 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.


FACILITY MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT
SUMMER CONTRACT (MAY 21, 2019-AUGUST 23, 2019)

Family Transition Place operates an emergency shelter, counselling and outreach programs for women and their children. Under the supervision of the Facilities Manager, the Summer Contract Facility Maintenance Assistant will be responsible for performing a variety of duties related to maintaining a clean and safe environment for clients and employees. This employment opportunity is made possible through the Canada Summer Jobs Program.

Full job description HERE.

Please forward your letter of application and resume by Friday, May 31, 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.

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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