Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator and with the guidance of the Advisory Board of Directors the Indigenous Support Worker provides culturally competent services to aboriginal women who have experienced - conflict with the Canadian Correctional System. This includes women on probation, parole, and bail. Also, women who have experienced violence to themselves, their children, and families.
The Indigenous Support Worker assists clients using a holistic approach focused on healing, decreasing the challenges of isolation as well as rebuilding and attending to practical needs. i.e. shelter, food insecurity, transportation, and isolation. The Indigenous Support Worker will also assist clients with OW and ODSP applications. The Support Worker in consultation and under the direction of the Coordinator, will provide supports, develop activities and deliver virtual workshops and will serve as a bridge to other services such as counseling, transportation to essential appointments, and virtual cultural activities. Both within the GTA and within the broader community.
The Thunder Woman Outreach Support Worker will:
Conditions of employment
This is a contract position with the possibility of renewal. Closing date for applications Friday July 3, 2020
Hours: 35 hours a week with flexibility
Email resume and cover letter addressed to Patti Pettigrew, email: firstname.lastname@example.org Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. We thank everyone who applies but only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview