Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse (CCASA) is the primary sexual violence service provider for Calgary and surrounding areas. CCASA is looking to hire individuals to be part of the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART). This is an on-call casual position that provides 24-hour support to individuals who have recently experienced a sexual assault. We are looking for dynamic and flexible individuals who are able to work independently within a multi-disciplinary team.
Responsibilitiesof the Sexual Assault Crisis Worker include:
Responding to and supporting disclosures of sexual abuse/assault in a professional and supportive manner
Completing thorough assessments regarding suicide risk , domestic violence, children at risk and shelter safety
Providing crisis support, information, advocacy and referrals
Working collaboratively with professionals from other disciplines
The successful applicant will have the following qualifications:
Minimum of a diploma in social/human services, with two to three years of related work experience
Strong crisis intervention and assessment skills
A strong knowledge of community resources
The ability to build professional relationships within a multi-disciplinary team
Possess an anti-oppressive/feminist analysis of sexual violence
At this time CCASA is primarily looking for individuals who are able to be on call for overnight weekday shifts.
Please visit our website at www.calgarycasa.com for more information about our programs and services.
HOW TO APPLY
CCASA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Send cover letters and resumes by 5:00pm, February 6, 2015 to: