Career Opportunities


Outreach and Public Educator/Crisis Counsellor

Kenora Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC) is looking to fill the following full-time permanent position:

The Outreach and Public Educator/Crisis Counsellor develops public presentations and outreach strategies to meet the needs of survivors and service providers working with survivors of sexual violence in Kenora and Treaty 3 communities.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Outreach and Public Education Coordinator provides leadership in identifying needs and service gaps for survivors of sexual violence.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and deliver public education presentations on KSAC’s services, anti-oppression, anti-violence and related topics
  • Build and maintain relationships with various sectors including youth, seniors, women, schools and faith-based organizations
  • Provide face-to-face peer support/crisis counselling after presentations as required
  • Assist with the maintenance of social media and KSAC’s website
  • Maintain necessary statistical records and monthly reports as required by Executive Director

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in social services field or equivalent
  • A strong understanding of the root causes of sexual violence from an integrated feminist, anti-racist, anti-oppression perspective
  • Experience providing crisis line support and face-to-face peer support to survivors of violence is an asset
  • Experience working with staff, community partners and service users from diverse and marginalized communities
  • Skilled in providing presentations/workshops to marginalized and diverse populations
  • High level of computer/technology competency and skilled with using social media
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Anishinaabe Culture and traditions
  • Ability to speak Ojibway or Oji-Cree a definite asset
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills along with organizational and time management skills
  • Able to work flexible hours, including evening hours and/or weekends
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is required

Women reflecting the diversity of our community are encouraged to apply.

Salary: dependent on experience, 35 hrs./wk. This position is available immediately and is funded by the Ministry of the Attorney General

Please email your resume, cover letter and three references (two professional and one personal) no later than Friday May 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm to Hiring Committee, Kenora Sexual Assault Centre at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

A Vulnerable Persons Check must be provided upon offer of employment. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING COORDINATOR/COUNSELLOR Full time - Contact till March 31, 2021 with possible extension

The Kenora Sexual Assault Centre supports survivors. We listen, facilitate healing, and celebrate resiliency. Using an intersectional feminist approach, we work to transform systems which promote gender-based violence.

The Anti-Human Trafficking program provides wrap-around support, advocacy, and outreach to those experiencing sexual exploitation, and those at-risk, in Kenora and the surrounding areas. Reporting directly to our Executive Director, the successful candidate should feel inspired by our work and have a genuine desire to support our mission, vision and values.

She will have a warmth about her that helps foster a safe, supportive environment for survivors of gender-based violence.

Essential Requirements of Education/Experience:

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in a related field
  • 3-5+ years of relevant experience (which may include lived experience)
  • A strong understanding of the root causes of sexual violence from an integrated feminist, anti-racist, anti-oppression perspective
  • Knowledge of Anishinaabe culture and traditions
  • Provide trauma-informed, intersectional care, and stabilizing services and supports that embrace harmreduction, feminist approaches
  • Provide outreach and intervention to those at-risk of being trafficked
  • Provide advocacy, accompaniments, and referrals for clients in the program
  • Continue program development and coordination
  • A strong understanding of human trafficking for the purpose of commercial sexual exploitation
  • Proven skills in support, crisis intervention, safety planning, and advocacy with survivors of genderbased violence
  • Familiarity with community services (within and outside the Kenora area) to support people who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation or people at-risk
  • Demonstrated experience working with marginalized and at-risk communities
  • Experience supporting and advocating for survivors with mental health needs, addictions, safety concerns, and precarious housing
  • Exceptional organizational, time-management, communication, and public speaking skills
  • A strong ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle

Regular office hours are 9:00AM to 5:00PM however flexibility is required for evening and weekend work.

Women reflecting the diversity of our community are encouraged to apply.

Salary: dependent on experience, 35 hrs./wk. This position is available immediately and is funded by the Provincial Anti-Human Trafficking Coordination Office, Ministry of Children’s Community and Social Services until March 31, 2021. There is a possibility of an extension.

Please email your resume, cover letter and three references (two professional and one personal) no later than Friday May 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm to Hiring Committee, Kenora Sexual Assault Centre at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. A Vulnerable Persons Check must be provided upon offer of employment.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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