Welcome to Leeds and Grenville Interval House

Leeds and Grenville Interval House provides emergency shelter, outreach counseling and transitional support for abused women and their children throughout the Leeds & Grenville area. We offer accommodation, counseling and a 24-hour crisis and support line for women in distress and offer support in the following areas:

• a 24-hour Crisis and Support Line
• short-term residential shelters for women and their children
• transitional and outreach services for women
• child witness program
• group programs

All of our services are confidential and offered free of charge.

Leeds and Grenville Interval House is committed to supporting women, children and youth experiencing violence and working collaboratively with the community to eliminate all forms of violence and oppression.

We Are Hiring: Residential Manager

Leeds and Grenville Interval House (LGIH) is seeking a Residential Manager to manage and build the programs and services of our 10 bed emergency shelter. LGIH is an emergency shelter and support service provider to abused women and their children. The Shelter houses women and children who have been abused physically, emotionally, psychologically and sexually. Women and children receive counselling and other support services to help them rebuild their lives.

Leeds and Grenville Interval House is moving through a process of significant change and development and we are looking for a dynamic individual with the skills and abilities to join the management team and continue to shape the organization. LGIH is committed to building a diverse organization that works solidly from an integrated feminist, anti-racist anti-oppression framework.

If you are self-directed, with the ability to work effectively within a team environment, motivate, support and manage staff and effectively organize functions within a changing organization, please consider this opportunity.

The Residential Manager is responsible for the work and conduct of those staff assigned to LGIH shelter services and the development and implementation of shelter programs and services. The Residential Manager is responsible to the Executive Director and reports to her. The Residential Manager performs her duties and responsibilities within organizational policies, standards, procedures and practices.

Skills and Abilities:
• Thorough understanding of all issues of violence against women and sexual violence, including mental health, addictions and homelessness;
• Demonstrated working knowledge of community service partners, applicable legislation and policies, and best practices cross-sectorally with women and children.
• Sound supervision and support skills.
• Extensive experience in organizational capacity building and anti-oppression change work;
• Proven conflict resolution skills and mediation skills;
• Integrated team building and management skills;
• Program management, development, diversification and implementation skills;
• Excellent organizational skills;
• Strength in prioritizing and goal setting, with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously;
• Exceptional oral and written communication skills;
• Comfortable in Microsoft Office; WORD, EXCEL, POWER POINT. Internet proficiency.

Minimum Requirements:
• 3-5 years of direct supervisory/management experience;
• 3-5 years crisis counselling, case management and clinical supervision
• Experience in program development and evaluation, including the capacity to develop and monitor evaluation frameworks and employ the logic model in program delivery and evaluation;
• Experience managing human resources, budgets, and complex programs and projects
• Fluency in a second language a definite asset
• Post-secondary degree/diploma in a related field or equivalent working experience;
• 3-5 years direct experience with feminist, violence against women organizations.
• Proven, demonstrable ability in anti-oppression change work;

Closing Date: Wednesday August 1, 2018 at 3pm

To Apply:
Please email cover letter and resume in care of:
Charlene Catchpole, Executive Director at charlene@lgih.ca
Only those invited for an interview will be contacted.