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The Sexual Assault Centre Kingston is a feminist organization committed to ending sexualized violence through education, advocacy and support.  Have a look at our mission, values, beliefs and goals to find out if we are a good fit for you. We are committed to hiring from an AR/AO framework and encourage BIPOC, 2SLGBTQ+ and persons with disabilities to apply. When available, jobs will be listed below.

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Project Coordinator (The Intersectionality Project) - Contract

This is not a remote position, employees will be required to work in our physical office.

About Our Centre

The Sexual Assault Centre Kingston is a feminist, not-for-profit organization providing free, confidential, non-judgemental support for survivors of sexual violence in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington. We provide support to survivors of all genders, ages 12 and up, who have experienced recent and/or historic sexual violence.

Project Overview:

The Intersectionality Project was funded by the Women and Gender Equality Ministry. Throughout this project, SAC Kingston aims to develop and lay the foundation for piloting a framework for wraparound service delivery that is centered around the needs of marginalized survivors of sexual violence with intersecting identities. Under the supervision of the Executive Director and Director of Program Development, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for leading all project activities and achieving project deliverables.

Reporting to the Director of Program Development and Executive Director, in this role you will:

  •  Work closely with the project research and advisory teams to create a framework to engage, liaise and build relationships with KFL&A’s newcomer, refugee, and racialized communities and organizations serving these communities.

  •  Lead all project activities including but not limited to:

    •    Data Collection and analysis

    •    Recruitment and onboarding of the project advisory committee

    •    Community/survivor consultations and engagement

    •    Assisting in research activities relevant to the project

    •    Facilitating, creating, and leading community education and public education activities,    including workshops, training, events and outreach efforts both in- person and online relevant to the project

    •    Creating community and funder reports on the progress of the project as needed

    •    Partnership building and stewardship

  • Work closely with the Diverse Communities Program team, to increase organizational resources and build the centre’s capacity to better respond to the needs of racialized, newcomer, and refugee survivors of sexual violence

  • Be flexible with working hours as needed. Some evening and weekend work may be required.

  • Contribute to the development of centre’s advocacy efforts

  • Attend regular staff meetings and trainings, as assigned

  • Contribute to SACK’s culture by engaging in internal activities, sharing feedback, and bringing a problem-solving perspective

  • Perform other tasks as required by the Director of Program Development and/or the Executive Director

 

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Degree or diploma in a related field such as social work, social service worker, gender- studies, and/or lived experience related to the job duties and qualifications.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the issues prevalent for survivors of sexualized violence and gender-based violence

  • Experience and knowledge of intersectional feminist perspectives and working within an Anti-Racist/Anti-Oppressive framework

  • Experience in project planning/coordination/organization

  • Experience in community building and partnership development with a community centric lens.

  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing landscapes and project requirements

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks and manage time with minimal supervision

  • Experience with writing grants and reporting on grants

  • Excellent verbal and written and communication skills

  • Strong understanding of the needs, barriers and challenges experienced by newcomer, refugee, and racialized survivors of sexual violence

  • Proficient computer skills, experience working with G-Suite preferred and Microsoft Office applications such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel

  • Comfortable with delivering online meetings, presentations and webinars through online platforms and in person.

  • Effective interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability in maintaining and building relationships with diverse communities

  • Strong time management skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team with an emphasis on self-driven initiative

  • Up to date CPIC for working with vulnerable populations

We would love it if you had:

●  Access to a vehicle, and a valid driver's license

●  Previous qualitative/quantitative research experience

●  Experience with public education and outreach

●  Working knowledge (speaking, writing) of a language other than English such as; but not limited to; Arabic, Urdu, Farsi, French

 

Compensation Package:

This role is a contract position, 30-35 hours a week, starting January/February 2022-31 March 2023 with possibility of renewal.

Starting Salary Band: 20$-29$ per hour.


At SACK we offer health benefits subsidies to our contract staff. The prospective candidates will

be eligible for these subsidies upon successful completion of their probationary period.

In order to protect the health and mental health of our staff, we also offer a generous sick/mental health day policy that all employees will be entitled to from their first day in our centre.

*Please note that the successful applicant will be required to work from our physical office in

Kingston.

Application Process:

We recognize that BIPOC and other equity deserving community members are disproportionately affected by sexual violence. At SACK, we have promised to do better in representing our community and to take meaningful steps toward eliminating systematic racism and oppression. In line with this commitment, we strongly encourage applicants who self-identify as belonging to BIPOC, newcomer, gender diverse, and other equity deserving groups to apply.

Interested applicants should submit a resume (Max 3 pages) and cover letter (max 1 page) in a

PDF format to Hiring@sackingston.com with the subject line “Project Coordinator- Intersectionality Project”. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis so we encourage applicants to submit their full application as soon as possible. The deadline for submitting a full application is December 2nd at 12pm. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

SACK is committed to providing accommodations upon request at all stages of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation during the hiring process, please contact us at Hiring@sackingston.com.