Company: The Scott Mission
Contact Person: Melida Smith
Email: [email protected]
Location/Address:502 Spadina Ave Toronto, Ontario , M522H1
Work Location: 502 Spadina Avenue, Toronto
Status: Full Time Permanent Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Start Date: ASAP
Founded in 1941 as a non-denominational Christian ministry, The Scott Mission community is called to serve those who experience poverty; responding to spiritual, physical, social and emotional needs of the vulnerable of all ages.
The Scott Mission is a community that continually seeks to be:
centered in and dependent on Jesus Christ
gracious, generous and collaborative in our relationships
servant hearted, innovative and professional in our work
rooted in God’s rescuing work in history
Our Vision Prayer:
Poverty in full retreat, flourishing for all, in Toronto and beyond. The Mission is currently undergoing a transformational, five-year strategic plan with the following objectives in place: Increasing capacity and enhancing basic needs services, deepening clients’ transformational impact, multiplying partnerships and offering spiritual leadership to Canadians. We are currently looking for an adaptable Counselor I (Intake and Case Management) within the Women & Family Ministry Department.
Diploma or Degree in Christian Ministry or Social Services Post-Secondary Education
A minimum of one-two years’ experience in Christian Ministry or Social Services. Experience in Pastoral Care, Case Management, Behaviour Management, Crisis Prevention/Intervention, Program planning & facilitation with WFM target population (women & their families who are under resourced & marginalized. Senior & single women, newcomers, homeless women)
Demonstrated understanding of issues and/or barriers Food Bank users face
Demonstrate Assessment skills: Basic Needs & Food Security, Basic Mental Health/Trauma. Informed, Crisis Intervention, able to assess one’s capacity to cope within their environment
Able to lead in Christian Ministry Services: prayer support, bible studies, pastoral care
Ability to carry out work with integrity, respecting confidentiality of clients and donors
Excellent communication skills; strong interpersonal skills: emphasis on listening and humility
Some experience and demonstrated understanding in Behavioural Management
Computer Literate: MS: Windows 10, Office 365, Dynamics CRM
Able to work independently, self-motivated, flexible, multi-tasker
Strong Team Player. Proven ability and desire to work on a team
Knowledge of Christian and Toronto social services and resources
Driver’s License is an asset
An excellent command of written and spoken English
Second language an asset (specifically Mandarin)
Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide services in the following areas: Food Bank Intake, Case Management, Client Crisis Care (includes Behavioural) & Pastoral Care
Support of clients & team in area of behaviour management
Provide various Christian programs: prayer support, pastoral support, bible lessons
Assist in special events, outreach initiatives and other support programs within WFM Ministry department. Participation in day trips and over-night retreats for our guests
Work closely with and support the WFM team. Flexibility in working where needed
Develop good communication with other internal ministry dept. & outside relevant partners
Participate in weekly-occasional work at our east end Family Centre site
Appropriate documentation of client notes
Be available to participate in assisting in staff & client devotions
Serving in a manner that provides people with dignity, compassion and generosity
Interested applicants are invited to send a resume with cover letter to: Attention: Mélida Smith
Please reference Job ID: SM102
February 11 – February 25, 2020 (Interviews & selection may commence prior to this date).
Only those applicants selected for an interview will be notified. No phone calls please. For more information about The Scott Mission, please visit www.ScottMission.com.
The Scott Mission welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Employment is conditional to results of Police Reference Check and satisfactory references