Public Education and Community Collaboration Coordinator

Job city: 
Toronto
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time

The Opportunity

Interim Place is a dynamic anti-violence organization providing shelter, counselling and advocacy supports for all women and two spirit, genderqueer, trans and non-binary people and their children are experiencing violence in the Region of Peel and beyond. Interim Place offers a positive work environment for its employees and service excellence to its clients. Interim Place works within a feminist, anti-oppressive, anti-racist, queer and trans positive, disability positive, harm reduction framework.

Interim Place is seeking 1 full-time Public Education and Community Collaboration Coordinator. A creative leader with a strong background in gender- based violence work. They will have an interest in developing staff teams using innovate strategies and engaging the community to eliminating gender-based violence in Peel Region. This position functions as a member of the Interim Place Leadership Team and plays an important role within the organization as well as plays a key role as the contact for the Violence Against Women Community Coordinating Committee (VAW3c’s) and it's member organizations advocating for a coordinated and effective response to violence against women in Peel region. Key areas of responsibility will be: Leadership, Project evaluation, Administration, Community Development, Collaboration, Coordination, Education and Advocacy.

The Public Education and Community Collaboration Coordinator reports to the Executive Director of Interim Place.

Qualifications:

  • University or college education in a related field, such as Aboriginal Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Sociology, Social Justice, Assault Women’s and Children’s Program or the equivalent in education and extensive experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to women’s and children’s issues and working within a Critical Race Feminist, Anti-Black Racism and Anti-Colonialism framework
  • Commitment to and in-depth knowledge of Social Justice, Anti-Oppression, Anti-Racism Framework
  • In depth understanding of gender-based violence against women, oppression and homelessness
  • In depth understanding of sexual violence
  • An understanding of the systemic barriers that women are forced to navigate due to their experiences of violence, classism, racism, homophobia, transphobia etc.
  • Experience supervising staff teams in a unionized environment is an asset
  • Ability to mobilize and sustain a positive team environment
  • Experience in Community Development and Public Speaking
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • 2nd language is an asset.
  • ASL is an asset
  • G Driver’s License and access to a vehicle is required.
  • Preference will be given to Indigenous Women

Interim Place is committed to the development of an organization that reflects the communities it serves. We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including:

  • First Nations, Métis, or Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples
  • Members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion, and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin
  • Persons of marginalized sexual orientations
  • Persons with visible and/or invisible disabilities
  • Survivors of the psychiatric system/consumer survivors
  • Two-Spirit, genderqueer, trans and non-binary people.

Full Time Permanent Position
The hours of work for this position varies, as needed (this may include evenings), including on call coverage.

How to apply:

Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary expectation by December 15th, 2020 to:

Email: executiveassistant@interimplace.com

Thank you to all applicants and respectfully advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.