Employment Opportunities

Family Transition Place (FTP) is currently hiring for a Shelter 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 (FTP) has the Shelter Relief Counsellor position for you! Shelter Relief Counsellors are an important component of FTP’s services and programs.

Full Shelter Relief Counsellor Job Description

The successful candidate will join a compassionate, caring and forward-thinking family of professionals. We provide an attractive benefits package that includes vacation, sick and personal time. As well, we provide flexible work arrangements.  Our steadfast feminist and family-first approach guides the work we do. We are committed to ensuring that FTP continues to boast strong staff retention and satisfaction through consistent collaboration, communication, skills and culture development opportunities throughout our organization. Our commitment to our internal agency values of compassion, respect, inclusion, continuous learning and integrity is unwavering, and we are striving to create a culture rooted in inclusiveness.

We are committed to unlearning biases and working towards undoing systemic racism and oppression towards, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, 2SLGBTQ+ and all marginalized identities. We are focused on innovation and enhancement of our services for our clients; we are equally focused on creating a workplace that ‘works’ for our staff. We are deeply proud of the culture we have developed, and the staff who continue to help us shape it. We’d love to have you join us! 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, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates are expected to undergo a Police Vulnerable Sector check.

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