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About the Role
Sistering is a multi-service agency for at-risk, socially isolated women and trans people in Toronto who are homeless or precariously housed. Their harm reduction philosophy is a core element of all the work we do. We operate on a trauma-informed and relationship-based model.
Their programs include a low-barrier 24/7 Drop In, Housing and Case Support, Harm Reduction, Peer Outreach, on-site Medical Clinic, On the Path to Employment and Spun Studio social enterprise. During COVID, their 24/7 Drop In runs as one of the City Respite Centres, providing essential services.
Thorough understanding of and experience working in programs serving women with complex intersecting needs including homelessness, mental health issues, addictions and histories of trauma
Strong understanding of client-centered, trauma-informed, low barrier and anti-oppression practices
Demonstrated commitment to principles of harm reduction and knowledge of substance use
Proven ability to provide case support and advocacy to women from a feminist and anti-oppressive perspective
An understanding of systems that cause and support homelessness, poverty and marginalization
Strong communication skills, both written and oral