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If you are passionate about helping individuals access the services they need, this 4 day per week role will be of interest.

Bridges for Women Society, a feminist, strengths-based agency with 35 years of experience providing employment services for women with a background of abuse and trauma, has an opportunity for a dedicated and compassionate Intake and Services Navigator to join their team, for 4 days a week in Victoria, BC.

The Intake and Service Navigator (ISN) serves as the initial contact for assessing individuals’ eligibility for services or program participation.  If individuals do not qualify for Bridges available services, the ISN helps them connect with other agencies that align with their service needs. As an integral part of an interdisciplinary team, the ISN assists clients and program participants by linking them with additional support as needed, promoting their wellness and success within the program.

Are you passionate about helping individuals access the services they need? Do you thrive in a supportive and inclusive environment? If you are dedicated to supporting vulnerable populations and have the expertise to enhance Bridge’s impact on the lives of those we serve, we want to hear from you.

To learn more about this role and what your day may hold, be sure to review the full Job Description

Bridges for Women Society offers:

  • An in office 32 hour/per week (4 days per week) role.
  • A competitive salary of $50,000 – $55,000 (based on related education and experience).
  • Three weeks’ vacation.
  • Medical and Dental benefits.
  • Personal wellness days.

Our ideal Intake and Service Navigator brings:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, with registration with a professional counselling or social work association.
  • A minimum of 2 years of recent experience in a multi-service, community based non-profit organization
  • Experience with intake, assessment, crisis intervention and safety planning
  • Demonstrated skills in service development and implementation
  • Training in trauma-informed approaches: person-centered, mindfulness, CBT, narrative therapy, integrative mind/body/spirit, somatic psychotherapy, internal family systems.
  • Expertise in working with women with behavioral addictions and/or substance misuse, focusing on the trauma-addiction connection.
  • Understanding of how violence, abuse, and poverty impact women’s economic status and employability, with a focus on Indigenous women’s issues, including residential school impacts and colonization.

These Skills and Abilities will help you thrive:

  • A strong belief in Bridges for Women Society’s mission and core values.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team and build supportive relationships with diverse backgrounds.
  • Experiential knowledge of the various community services in the Greater Victoria Area
  • Experience with virtual technologies for therapeutic services.
  • Expertise in creating safety and rapport with trauma survivors, including gender-diverse and trans individuals.
  • Proficient in maintaining confidential client databases and files.
  • Excellent communication, conflict management and resolution skills.
  • Understanding of confidentiality and privacy in sensitive work.
  • A vulnerable sector criminal record check is a requirement for this position

About Bridges for Women Society:

Bridges has been providing life-change through our healing, education, and employment programs since 1988. Our services are open to all women (transgender and cisgender), non-binary, and two-spirit people who identify as a part of the women’s community and who have been impacted by violence or trauma at any time in their lives.  We aim to support those coming to our programs reclaim their voices and personal autonomy, as they learn to achieve financial independence and security in rebuilding their lives.

We aim to have the Bridges staff team reflect the participants we serve. We encourage self-identified women, non-binary people, and two-spirit people who identify with the women’s community to join our team. We value diversity and lived experience, and (enthusiastically) welcome applicants who identify as Indigenous, racialized, a person with a disability, and/or a member of the LGBTQ+ community.

How to apply:

We encourage you to review the Job Description and then forward a resume that clearly outlines how your skills and experience meet the requirements of this role to TallSky Consulting.

This position will remain open until it is filled. We thank all applicants; however, after initial acknowledgement, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@tallsky.ca.