Relief Residential Caseworker

Bernadette McCann House

Salary: $25.22 per hour
The mission of Bernadette McCann House (BMH), an accredited organization serving Renfrew County, is to work for change that will end abuse by providing safety, support and education to all those who experience abuse. Our services include an emergency residential program for women and children, community outreach, support services for children, groups and workshops.

Specifically, our residential program offers a short-term emergency 16-bed shelter for women and children fleeing abusive relationships.

We are currently recruiting for Relief Residential Caseworker. These are casual positions on an “as-needed” basis only. Weekend and shift work is required.

Reporting to the Residential Supervisor, this position provides direct service to women who have experienced abuse and their children, in a residential setting, involving crisis intervention and client advocacy.

  • Graduate of a post-secondary program in social sciences or a related field
  • A thorough understanding of the issue of violence against women and the impact on child witnesses
  • Experience in crisis intervention
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively and effectively both as a team member and independently
  • Ability to speak and write in both English and French (preferred)
  • Valid driver’s licence and access to a car (preferred)
  • Vaccinated against COVID-19
Additional Information
This is a recurring need we have at Bernadette McCann House. Interviews will be conducted upon receipt of the resume for candidates we feel are best suited for this role.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

BMH is an equal opportunity employer, committed to meeting needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, the Ontario Human Rights Code, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Applications requiring accommodation should contact Administration 613-732-7776.

Contact Information
Leigh Sweeney, Executive Director
Bernadette McCann House
PO Box 244,
Pembroke, Ontario
K8A 6X3Fax: 613-732-8667
Email: wssshs@wsssbmh.org
Website: www.wsssbmh.org