Community Support Worker

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Sistering

Toronto, ON

Job Type

Part-time

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.

Requirements

  • 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

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