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Family Violence Prevention Program Support Worker    15 Hours


Position Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge of the impact of violence against women and children. Working knowledge of crisis intervention, advocacy and safety planning.

  • Suitably qualified and trained to provide survivors of violence services required.

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.

  • Proven effective group facilitation skills.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • The ability to meet deadlines, to function well under pressure, and to respond to frequently changing demands and priorities.

  • Knowledge of Woolwich Township and rural issues an asset.

  • Computer literate in MS Office 2010

  • Reliable transportation.


Education Required:

Post-secondary degree in social service field.

Minimum 2 years experience working with victims/survivors of violence.


Description of Duties:

  • Individual Support - working with victims of violence to ensure their safety, develop safety plans, provide information on options, advocate on their behalf, crisis support, referral to other agencies, court support, develop transition planning, general support of an ongoing nature.


  • Group Facilitation – to coordinate and facilitate support groups for victims of violence including groups for adults, young women and others as requested.


  • Evaluation - participate in evaluation of program activities internally and with MCSS Performance Management System.


  • Record Keeping - maintain up-to-date records and statistics as required by WCS, MCSS and others.


Other Duties

  •  participate in professional development opportunities as they become available

  • comply with the Mission, Vision, and Values of WCS

  • other duties as assigned.


Send or fax resume by September 28, 2020 to:

Woolwich Community Services

Fax #: 669-4210

Email wcs@execulink.com

​​Call us:

WCS Info Centre: 1-519-669-5139

Toll Free Number  1-800-661-7918

Thrift Shop: 1-519-669-1129

Youth Centre: 1-519-669-3539

Low-German: 1-519-669-9323

​​WCS Info Centre Hours:

Monday- Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday/Sunday: Closed

Find us: 

WCS Info Centre

5 Memorial Ave.

Elmira, ON N3B 2P8 

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