Women’s Wellness Worker

Job city: 
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, September 17, 2021 - 9:45pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract


Catholic Crosscultural Services - CCS is a settlement agency providing a wide range of services to immigrants and refugees regardless of race, religion or immigration status. CCS is seeking a full-time (35 hours/week) Women Wellness Worker to provide support to vulnerable newcomer and immigrant women to address social isolation, support emotional wellbeing, build social and emotional resilience and raise awareness about violence against women.


  • Develop and facilitate wellness-focused activities and tools for newcomer women to build resilience, and social connections
  • Liaise between CCS program teams to facilitate referrals and additional supports for newcomer women
  • Provide one on one supportive counselling and case management to program participants per needed, virtually & in person
  • Provide appropriate information and referrals to internal and external services as required
  • Develop a network of community contacts for referral; make appropriate referrals to community services
  • Actively outreach to connect to newcomer women to resources and services in the community
  • Collaborate with CCS staff assisting clients on VAW services, resources and safe referrals
  • Raise public awareness on the issues of domestic violence and abuse
  • Provide recommendations for improvement, development and/or expansion of the program to ensure proactive response to changing needs
  • Create, maintain, and submit accurate records and documents in a timely manner
  • Ensure client files are fully updated with required documentation and case notes after each interaction
  • Participate in regular team meetings


  • Post-secondary education in the Social Sciences, social work, social service worker, psychology or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 1-2 years’ experience in related human services work, or equivalent
  • Previous work in Community Development and Women’s program an asset
  • Knowledge, understanding and sensitivity to issues related to VAW, immigrants and refugees
  • Proven experience in client-centred service delivery and group facilitation
  • Interview, assessment, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to deliver services and group activities in a virtual environment using various communication platforms
  • Current knowledge of relevant legislation and policies
  • Knowledge of child welfare system, and of available community resources and services in GTA
  • Ability to work effectively with other service providers
  • Strong understanding of and commitment to social justice issues, antiracism-, anti-discrimination and anti-oppression
  • Demonstrated cross-cultural communication skills with participants, other agencies and the public
  • Demonstrated ability to work productively in a team setting, and independently
  • Previous experience using MS Office, online communication platforms, databases and internet search engines
  • Experience in data entry and the use of case management software
  • Excellent oral and written English, fluency in one of 1st Farsi/Dari/Pashto 2nd Punjabi/Hindi languages
  • Good organizational skills, ability to multi-task while maintaining a high level of accuracy in data collection and reporting
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Clear mandatory vulnerable sector screening

Full-time, Contract October 1st , 2021 to March 31st, 2023)
Salary rate: $36.41 per hour
Hours of Work: 35 per week, including evening and weekend hours as required
Location: Mississauga

How to apply:

Please refer to CCS job portal requisition code P220

Catholic Crosscultural Services welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. CCS is an equal opportunity employer. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.