Internal and External Job Posting
Part-Time Front Desk Support Worker - Weekend
YWCA Elm Centre/Winona Place
(Winona Place is a Permanent Housing Complex for Indigenous Women and their Families)
JOB ID: ELM0229
YWCA Toronto transforms lives. As the city’s largest multi-service women’s organization, we help women escape violence, move out of poverty and access safe, affordable housing. We work tenaciously to break down barriers that hold women back from achieving equality.
Employment Type: Part-Time Contract
Work Hours: 26 hours per week (includes all weekends and alternate weekdays)
Contract Start Date: As soon as possible
Contract End Date: March 14, 2020
Salary: $25.95 per hour (Level 5)
Location: 150 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 0B1
Application Deadline: Monday, August 19, 2019
The Front Desk Support Worker is responsible for a welcoming and supportive reception service and works within a collaborative team to create a meaningful and relevant environment for tenants and guests. Working within a feminist framework that includes a skilled response and knowledge of the dynamics and effects of trauma, mental health, and oppression.
YWCA Elm Centre includes 300 units of permanent housing for three different resident groups: 165 units of affordable rental units for women, 50 units for women and women-led families of Indigenous descent (including 10 women-led families fleeing violence) and 85 units for women who are experiencing significant mental health challenges or concurrent mental health/addictions disorders. The program will provide services to the entire residential community, with a dual focus on community building and individualized supports.
Qualified candidates must be of Indigenous heritage. Applicants are required to clearly identify their Indigenous lived experience in their cover letter in order to be considered.
Please submit your cover letter and résumé by Monday, August 19, 2019 to Danielle Nakouz, Manager of Elm Housing Support Program at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please quote JOB ID number ELM0229 and your name in the subject line
Please note: A vulnerable sector police reference check is required by the successful candidate prior to hiring. YWCA Toronto is a unionized workplace. Staff are represented by CUPE Local 2189. This position is not within the Bargaining Unit. For internal applicants, this position is not secondable.
YWCA Toronto promotes the principles of anti-oppression and adheres to the tenets of the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from women of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities and sexual orientations.
YWCA Toronto provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted, please advise us if you require any accommodation. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
YWCA Toronto is a Scent-Sensitive Workplace.