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Outreach and Public Educator/Crisis Counsellor

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

Outreach and Public Educator/Counsellor Position Summary:

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

Salary:

Depending on education and experience, plus an excellent benefit package

Please deliver or fax resume, cover letter and two professional and one personal reference to the attention of the Hiring Committee – Kenora Sexual Assault Centre, 101 Chipman St. Kenora ON P9N 1V7, (f) 807-468-4808 or e-mail them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled by a suitable candidate. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate must provide a C.P.I.C. records check upon offer of employment

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