Job Posting: Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Coordinator

Deadline: April 22, 2018

Position: Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Coordinator

Terms of Employment: Full-Time

Anticipated Start Date: May, 2018

Salary: $32,000-$37,000; with optional of a benefits package

Languages: English (French is an asset)

Education: Post-secondary degree (encouraged), experience will be taken into consideration.

Experience: 3 years of experience working with youth; community outreach; office administration; report writing; workshop facilitation; and external communications.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: fast paced environment; work under pressure; attention to detail; large workload; multidisciplinary; and collaborative

Background & Mandate of the Organization

The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD) intersectionally promotes diversity in gender identity, gender expression, and romantic and/or sexual orientation in all its forms on a national level through services in the areas of education, health, and advocacy. Our resources and programming can be used to uplift gender and sexual minorities, as well as give the tools to wider populations in building allyship. For more information, please visit our website at www.ccgsd-ccdgs.org.

The CCGSD strongly believes in equitable practices, and as such, strongly recommend that individuals of gender, ethnic and sexual minorities to apply.

Summary Of Position

The Coordinator is responsible for working with LGBTQ2+ Service Providers in Canada to understand what agencies are doing to support victims or survivors of Intimate Partner Violence. Through one-on-one relations, and our bi-annual Summit, this person will also work to support the development of new skills, tools and programs at agencies.  This position involves reaching out to and/or collaborating with communities across Canada, bringing together organizations to ensure more competencies about LGBTQ2 communities and IPV. This program also involves working in collaboration between local, on the ground organizations with the CCGSD’s national resources, ensuring an events address topics of Intimate Partner Violence that is both unique to the region and yet up-to-date with the issues that are being faced on a wider scale.

Project Responsibilities

  • Has strong knowledge surrounding the field of Intimate Partner Violence (research, best practices…)
  • Keeps team up-to-date on the status of all CCGSD conferences and meetings and stakeholder relationships through spreadsheets and regular reports.
  • Reviews incoming mail, messages and e-mails – delegates and resolves issues.
  • Plans, monitors and reports on budgets as well as status for each project on at least a bi-weekly basis.
  • Manage community relationships to build bridges between the CCGSD and diverse agencies across Canada.
  • Specialized outreach to LGBTQ2 organizations to provide them with learning opportunities, through workshops and resources
  • Working with Victim/Survivor serving organizations to be more competent towards LGBTQ2 Communities
  • Developing resources to accomplish the goal of increasing strategies for organizations towards the prevention of IPV in LGBTQ2 Spaces
  • Assists in standardizing forms and procedures in planning these regional conferences, in consultation with the Director.
  • Writes proposals and responds to requests for proposals for funding.
  • Prepares timelines and logistics, and monitors these activities throughout the duration of all projects.
  • Prepares and maintains the program budget.
  • Ensures quality control in all logistics planning of conferences
  • Works to organize additional events (logistics and organization)
  • Is responsible for their projects including: overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of community co-organizers, volunteers, speakers, presenters, etc.

In addition, the successful candidate can expect to take on a range of other related duties as necessary, and to participate fully in the meetings and activities in the office.

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform these duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, continuous proactive skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Skills & Abilities

Language

  • Proficiency in French is an asset.
  • Ability to write reports, correspondence, procedure manuals and proposals.
  • Ability to effectively engage and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

Reasoning

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Computer

  • Knowledge of a variety of software packages and online platforms, which can include Dropbox, Google Drive, Gmail, Google Spreadsheets, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Evernote, Facebook, Twitter, etc.

Other

  • Self-motivated and driven individual
  • A professional who can confidently work with a variety of people from different cultures and backgrounds.
  • Strong knowledge in LGBTQ2 identities and issues is a requirement.
  • A driver’s license would be an asset.
  • ASIST training and any support work credentials/experience an asset.

Application

Along with a cover letter and resume, please ensure to highlight experience relating to Intimate Partner Violence. Please send cover letter, resume and portfolio (minimum 1 page) of relevant research or initiatives to Cameron, Office Manager, at community@ccgsd-ccdgs.org, by April 22nd, 2018.  

Please reach out to us if you have any questions.

Please note: incomplete applications will not be considered and only successful applicants will be contacted.

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