Alberta College of Social Workers

Women's Support Worker

Calgary   |      August 09, 2017 12:00

Category:     BSW, MSW
Closing Date:     09/01/2017
Employer:     YWCA Calgary
Title:     Women's Support Worker
Address:      2003 16 St SE
City:     Calgary
Date Posted:     08/09/2017

Women’s Support Worker – Extraordinaire!



With an approach of professional calm you can support women and their children during times of crisis. Your empathetic and non-judgmental approach allows you to easily build rapport and a trusting relationship whereby together you create goals and plans for clients to move forward in their lives. We take our work seriously but not ourselves so a sense of humour and joy in life is a must.



  • Sometimes this can feel like big, heavy work and you get fulfillment from celebrating small wins, staying positive knowing it will lead to change
  • Working from a strengths based approach that addresses the whole person
  • Growing and mastering your skills and knowledge to make you a  in your field exceptional team member doing amazing work
  • Using strong coaching and case management skills that empowers women
  • Leveraging and collaborating with your team to deliver the best program & services possible as every client deserves our best
  • Affecting positive change by offering inclusive, non-judgmental low barrier services for women
Qualifications:     WHAT YOU’VE DONE
• Completed your bachelor of Social Work or equivalent in a human services field
• Bring two years’ experience working in the field of violence against women
• Demonstrated ability to develop relationships
• Developed a deep understanding of community services to make great referrals

Description:     WHAT YOU’LL DO
• Work directly with women & their children in crisis leaving unsafe situations
• Create safety plans, goals & action plans that move women to stability (case management)
• Refer clients to community resources
• Support women to navigate social systems, or deal with complex Child & Family Services involvement
• Provide a safe, caring environment where women & their children can thrive
Please forward your resume to:     If you want to work to change lives, we want to meet you.

Please check out our website for a full job description:
Competition Number: 2017071
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