We have a vacancy for a

Volunteer Care Team Staff

Main responsibility:

The primary objective of this position is to assist shelter residents in achieving physical and emotional safety, becoming self-sufficient, accessing community resources, and transition to independent living that is free from violence.

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide emotional support to help women and children understand their feelings and behaviors in response to abuse and specific ways to build self-esteem.
  • Work closely with client’s by identifying their needs and make suitable referrals related to community resources, housing, employment, and psychosocial support
  • Assess the needs of potential crisis clients, perform intakes and complete other administrative duties,
  • Provide crisis support via hotline.
  • Maintain an active presence at the shelter while providing a safe and positive environment.
  • Attend training sessions and workshops, as per request or as needed for professional development.
  • Participate in staff meetings and resident meetings.


  • Completed secondary education and computer literacy
  • Strong listening, verbal, and written communication. Bilingual is an asset.
  • The ability to empathize with the residents to provide a safe and supportive environment.
  • Basic awareness of domestic violence issues.
  • Caring and patient towards children.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, and integrity.
  • Positive attitude and team player.
  • This position will require working a combination of day/evening hours, rotating shifts are applicable.

Please send a cover letter & resume to [email protected] for the attention of Ms. Shelley Gordon (Care Coordinator) All applications must be received by Friday, May 21st, 2021.

“There is NO EXCUSE for ABUSE!!”

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About Safe Haven Foundation

Safe Haven Foundation offers victims of domestic violence a safe space for healing under the guidance and care of compassionate staff that uphold the highest level of integrity. Within an environment that supports personal goals and overall wellbeing by providing services that include crisis intervention, safety planning, educational programs and advocacy.