Employment Opportunities

Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre & Sexual Assault Services Association

Employment Opportunity: Provincial Youth Program Coordinator

 

The Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre & Sexual Assault Services Association is accepting applications for a Provincial Coordinator for the Healthy Relationships for Youth (HRY) Program – a school-based, peer-facilitated, violence prevention program offered in schools throughout the province of Nova Scotia. The Provincial Coordinator will work with Regional Coordinators in the Strait Region Centre for Education, the South Shore Centre for Education, the Chignecto Central Centre for Education, and the Conseil Scolaire Acadien Provincial, as well as other partners throughout the province.

 

The Provincial Program Coordinator will be responsible for the overall co-ordination of the delivery of the Healthy Relationships for Youth Program. Specifically this will include:

  • providing training and facilitating regular meetings with HRY Regional Coordinators providing ongoing support to youth facilitators in participating schools
  • overseeing the coordination of the HRY program in communities with schools outside the Strait Regional Centre for Education District
  • developing detailed work plans for program coordination in line with program outcomes
  • fostering and maintaining positive working relationships with appropriate school personnel and program partners
  • coordinating program evaluation in partnership with evaluation team
  • revising required program curriculum, resources, support materials and presentation materials
  • keeping project costs within the approved budget
  • recruiting, supporting, and facilitating meetings of the Provincial Advisory Committee and Youth Advisory Committee
  • communicating with current program funders as well as seeking funding opportunities and developing grant proposals for continuing the program
  • providing monthly, quarterly and annual program progress reports, as well as a final project report acceptable to the funders, the Executive Director and the Board of Directors

The successful candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • An undergraduate degree in Education, Women’s Studies, Social Work, or a related field, or a combination of relevant education and experience
  • Experience with program coordination, participatory facilitation, and youth work
  • A feminist and culturally relevant analysis of violence prevention
  • Experience with anti-racism work and understanding of systemic racism and its impacts
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong report and grant writing skills
  • Excellent inter-personal communication and networking skills
  • Proven ability to work independently, to take initiative, and to be accountable
  • Some travel and evening and weekend work will be required. This is a full time 40 hours per week term position for the duration of the funding (4 years).

The AWRCSASA is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, values diversity and has a staff that is representative of the people and communities we serve. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, African Nova Scotians, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and members of sexual minority groups.  Members of an equity group are encouraged to self-identify in their application.

  • The deadline for applications is May 31st. The successful candidate will start work in early July.
  • Resumes with a cover letter can be sent to Wyanne Sandler: wyanne@awrcsasa.ca

Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre & Sexual Assault Services Association

Employment Opportunity:  Project Coordinator

 

The Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre & Sexual Assault Services Association is accepting applications for a Project Coordinator for Circles of Change and Support: Transferring Successful Rural Indigenous Practices to Other Rural Contexts.

 

From 2014-16, the AWRCSASA partnered with Paqtnkek First Nation to create and implement community-based survivor-centred collaborative responses to gender-based violence (GBV).   Circles of Support and Change will test the transference of these practices from the indigenous context to a broader template for rural communities. The promising practice will bring community-based knowledge and support as well as town-based system resources to local coordinated activity that is led by survivors-in-place.  This project will include three sites: the African Nova Scotian communites of Sunnyville, Lincolnville, and Upper Big Tracadie; Canso; and the Strait Area Campus of the Nova Scotia Community College, located in Port Hawkesbury.

The AWRCSASA is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, values

diversity and has a staff that is representative of the people and communities we serve.  We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, African Nova Scotians, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and members of sexual minority groups.  Members of an equity group are encouraged to self-identify on their application cover letter or resume.

 

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for:

  • working in collaboration with three Community Facilitators (located in each community), the advisory committee and community leaders as they develop and further their community responses to sexual violence.
  • overseeing the development and implementation of community action plans for responding to and preventing sexual violence.
  • creating materials and resources.
  • sharing work with non-community service providers and other rural communities.
  • preparing reports and working with the evaluation team.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • An undergraduate degree in Women’s Studies, Social Work, or a related field, or a combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Experience in community development work.
  • A feminist and culturally relevant analysis of sexual violence.
  • Experience with anti-racism work and understanding of systemic racism and its impacts.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong report writing skills and excellent inter-personal communication and networking skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently, to take initiative, and to be accountable.Travel within Antigonish, Guysborough, and Richmond Counties will be required. The position will start as soon as possible.
    This is a 30 hour per week, term position for the duration of the funding (5 years).
    Hiring for this position will take place on a continuing basis until a suitable candidate is found.
    Resumes with a cover letter can be sent to
    Wyanne Sandler: wyanne@awrcsasa.ca


Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre and Sexual Assault Services Association

Summer Student Position Available  

Assistant Women’s Services Coordinator

The Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre and Sexual Assault Services Association (AWRCSASA) is seeking a motivated summer student to assist with general office management tasks, formatting our annual report, updating website pages and print resources, program evaluation, developing resources, and more.

The summer student requires strong organizational and time management skills, basic knowledge of publisher and resource development software, and excellent inter-personal skills.  Office experience and knowledge of issues impacting the lives of women and youth would be an asset.

To be eligible, students must be 15 – 30 years of age, registered as a full-time, post-secondary student in the previous academic year and returning full-time in September 2019 and be legally entitled to work in Canada.

The AWRCSASA is committed to diversity and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and members of sexual minority groups.

 

This position will start May 13 and end August 16.

Please send a resume with cover letter by April 26th, 2019 to:

Wyanne Sandler, Executive Director

wyanne@awrcsasa.ca


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