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Employment

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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Conseiller en services linguistiques français

*Contrat temps partiel (15 heures/semaine)*

À propos de notre centre:

Le Centre d'aide aux victimes d'agression sexuelle de Kingston [Sexual Assault Centre Kingston] est une organisation féministe et à but non lucratif qui offre un soutien gratuit, confidentiel et sans jugement aux survivantes de violence sexuelle à Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox et Addington. Nous soutenons les survivants de tous les sexes, âgés de 12 ans et plus, qui ont été victimes de violences sexuelles récentes et/ou dans le passé.

Vue d'ensemble du rôle :

À titre de conseiller ou conseillère des services linguistiques français, vous fournirez des conseils collectifs et individuels en français et en anglais aux victimes de violences sexuelles et sexistes. Pour que la continuité des services soit assurée pour les survivants francophones, vous fournirez des conseils dans le cadre de nos deux programmes de conseil : Compétences et soutien et Réflexion et connexion.

Sous la supervision du directeur des services de conseil, vous allez:

 

  • fournir des conseils individuels en français et en anglais aux survivants de tous les sexes, âgésde 12 ans et plus, en respectant les lignes directrices du SAC Kingston en matière de conseil

  • réserver environ 8 à 10 séances de conseil individuelles par semaine

  • animer ou co-animer des groupes de conseil ou des ateliers de sensibilisation lorsque le besoin
    est reconnu

  • maintenir des dossiers clients complets, précis et cliniquement utiles, ainsi que des statistiques
    de conseil, conformément aux politiques du SAC Kingston, en utilisant notre base de donnéesélectronique pour les dossiers clients

  • collaborer avec les partenaires communautaires et donner des références aux survivants qui ont
    besoin de services qui dépassent la portée et le mandat du programme de conseil

  • participer aux efforts de sensibilisation du public et de la communauté francophone du centre
    en assistant à des événements communautaires, en siégeant à des comités pertinents et en
    élaborant, animant et présentant des ateliers, selon les besoins

  • participer aux réunions hebdomadaires du personnel et de l'équipe de conseil, et assister aux
    formations et aux possibilités de développement professionnel, selon les instructions

  • participer activement à la supervision clinique mensuelle en compagnie du directeur des services de conseil

  • maintenir des connaissances à jour en matière de pratiques et de tendances féministes intersectionnelles actuelles relatives au soutien des survivants de la violence sexuelle et sexiste

  • partager des informations avec les partenaires de la communauté et d'autres organisations lorsque cela est demandé et approprié

  • maintenir un engagement continu en faveur des pratiques intersectionnelles, antiracistes/antioppressives sur le lieu de travail, et contribuer de manière régulière aux objectifs du centre à travers une optique AR/AO

  • participer aux réunions et aux formations périodiques du personnel, selon les besoins

  • contribuer à la culture de SACK en vous engageant dans des activités internes, en partageant vos commentaires et en apportant une perspective de résolution de problèmes

  • accomplir d'autres tâches à la demande du directeur des services de conseil et/ou du directeur exécutif

 

NOUS SOMMES À LA RECHERCHE D'UNE PERSONNE QUI POSSÈDE :

  • une maîtrise en services sociaux, en conseil, en psychologie, en ergothérapie ou en soins

infirmiers; être membre en règle d'une profession de la santé réglementée qui est autorisée à
pratiquer l'acte contrôlé de la psychothérapie.

  • au moins 2 ans d'expérience en matière de conseil, de défense des intérêts et de services de
    santé mentale

  • des compétences linguistiques de niveau avancé en français oral et écrit (niveau C1) et la
    capacité de fournir des conseils en français et en anglais.

  • une connaissance approfondie des pratiques féministes intersectorielles tenant compte des
    traumatismes et des difficultés particulières rencontrées par les victimes de violences sexuelles.

  •  une expérience manifeste dans la promotion des objectifs organisationnels en matière d'équité,
    d'inclusion, de lutte contre le racisme et l'oppression.

  • un respect manifeste de la diversité individuelle, culturelle, communautaire et
    organisationnelle, y compris la capacité à identifier et à comprendre les problèmes
    interdépendants liés au sexe, à l'âge, à l'orientation sexuelle, aux capacités et aux handicaps, à la race, à l'origine ethnique, à la situation socio-économique, à la religion et à l'identité sexuelle.

  • une discrétion avérée dans le traitement de questions confidentielles et de nature délicate, ainsi
    que la capacité de réagir avec un bon jugement à des situations de crise, en sollicitant des
    conseils, le cas échéant

  • de fortes compétences en communication verbale et écrite

  • de compétences informatiques adéquates, avec une connaissance utile de Microsoft Office, d*
    GoogleSuite et de la base de données électronique relative aux dossiers des clients.

  • CPIC valide, autorisé de travailler auprès des secteurs vulnérables.

NOUS SERIONS RAVIS SI VOUS EN AVIEZ :

  • accès à un véhicule, avec un permis de conduire valide

  • compétences et expérience en matière d'animation des groupes

  • possibilité de travailler en soirée, selon les besoins des clients du centre

 

Régime de rémunération :

 

Contrat (15 h/semaine), début immédiat, jusqu'au 31 mars 2023, avec possibilité de renouvellement.

 

Plage salariale : 26,65 $ - 33,07 $ à taux horaire, en fonction des qualifications et de l'expérience.

Chez SACK, toutes les personnes contractuelles à temps plein bénéficient d'une subvention pour les prestations de santé. Les candidats potentiels ont la possibilité de bénéficier de ces subventions à l'issue de leur période d'essai. Afin de protéger la santé et la santé mentale de notre personnel, il existe également une politique généreuse en matière de congés de maladie et de congés personnels, à laquelle tous les employés ont droit à partir de leur premier jour de travail dans notre centre.

Processus de demande d’emploi :

 

Nous sommes conscients que les BIPOC et les autres membres de la communauté qui méritent l'équité sont touchés de manière disproportionnée par la violence sexuelle. Chez SACK, nous nous engageons à mieux représenter notre communauté et à prendre des mesures significatives pour éliminer le racisme et l'oppression systématiques. Conformément à cet engagement, il est fortement recommandé aux candidats qui s'identifient comme appartenant à des groupes tels que les BIPOC, les nouveaux arrivants, les personnes de sexe différent et d'autres groupes méritant l'équité de présenter leur candidature.

 

Les candidats potentiels doivent soumettre un CV (3 pages maximum) accompagné d'une lettre de motivation (1 page maximum) en format PDF à hiring@sackingston.com et cc director@sackingston.com avec pour objet « Conseiller SLF ». La date limite pour soumettre une candidature complète est le vendredi 10 juin à 12h00. Les candidatures seront prises en considération sur une base continue. Nous remercions tous les candidats de leur intérêt, mais nous contacterons uniquement les candidats retenus pour un entretien.

 

SACK est prêt à fournir des mesures d'adaptation sur demande à toutes les étapes du processus d'embauche. Si vous avez besoin d'une mesure d'adaptation pendant le processus d'embauche, veuillez nous contacter à hiring@sackingston.com.

French Language Services Counsellor

*Contract – 15 hrs/week*

About Our Centre

The Sexual Assault Centre Kingston is a feminist, not-for-profit organization providing free, confidential, non-judgmental 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.

Roll Overview:

Working as our French Language Services counsellor, you will provide group and individual counselling in French and English to survivors of sexual and gender-based violence. To ensure continuity of services for Francophone survivors, you will provide counselling within both of our counselling programs: Skills and Support and Reflect and Connect.

Reporting to the Director of Counselling Services, in this role you will:

  • Provide individual counselling in French and English to survivors of all genders, ages 12 and
    up, according to SAC Kingston's counselling guidelines

  • Book approximately 8-10 individual counselling sessions per week

  • Facilitate or co-facilitating group counselling or educational workshops when the need is
    identified

  • Maintain complete, accurate, clinically useful client records and counselling statistics in
    accordance with SAC Kingston policies through our electronic client records database

  • Collaborate with community partners and provide referrals for survivors who require services
    beyond the scope and mandate of the counselling program

  • Participate in the centre’s public education/community outreach efforts within the Francophone
    community by attending community events, sitting on relevant committees, and creating,
    facilitating, and presenting workshops, as the need is identified

  • Participate in staff and counselling team meetings on a weekly basis, as well as attending
    training and professional development opportunities, as directed

  • Actively participate in monthly clinical supervision with the Director of Counselling Services

  • Maintain up to date knowledge on current intersectional feminist practices and trends in
    relation to supporting survivors of sexual and gender-based violence

  • Share information with community partners and other organizations when requested and
    appropriate

  • Maintain an ongoing commitment to intersectional, Anti-Racist/Anti-Oppressive practices
    within the workplace, and regularly contributes to centre objectives through an AR/AO lens

 

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Master's degree in Social Work, Counselling, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, or Nursing; must be a current member, in good standing, within a Regulated Health Profession that can practice the controlled act of Psychotherapy.

  • Minimum 2 years experience providing counselling, advocacy, and mental health services

  • Advanced level oral and written French Language skills (C1 level proficiency) and the ability to provide counselling in both French and English.

  • In depth knowledge of intersectional feminist, trauma-informed practices and of the unique struggles experienced by survivors of sexual violence.

  • Demonstrated experience in advancing organizational goals of equity, inclusion, anti-racism and anti-oppression.

  • Demonstrated respect for individual, cultural, community and organizational diversity, including the ability to identify and understand intersecting issues related to gender, age, sexual orientation, (dis)ability, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic location, religion, and gender identity.

  • Proven discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive matters and the ability to respond with sound judgment to crisis situations, seeking consultation as appropriate

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Sufficient computer skills, with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, GoogleSuite and electronic client records database.

  • Valid CPIC, with working with Vulnerable Sectors Please note that proof of fluency in oral and/or written expression and comprehension will be required and the centre may be able to provide subsidies to the successful applicant for taking the appropriate certification tests

We would love it if you had:

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

  • Group facilitation skills and experience

  • Availability for evening work, as required to meet the needs of centre clients

 

Compensation Package:

Contract (15 hrs/week), starting immediately, until March 31st, 2023, with possibility of renewal.

Salary Band: $26.65 - $33.07 on an hourly basis, based on qualifications and experience.

 

At SACK we offer health benefits subsidies for all full-time 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/personal day policy that all employees will be entitled to from their first day in our centre.

 

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 and cc director@sackingston.com with the subject line “FLS counsellor”. The deadline for submitting a full application is Friday, June 10th at 12:00 pm. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. We thank all applicants for their interest, however; only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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

Advocacy Coordinator- Contract

*Contract – 30 hrs/week*

This is not a remote position and the successful candidate will be required to work in our physical office in Kingston Ontario.

About Our Centre

The Sexual Assault Centre Kingston is a feminist, not-for-profit organization providing free, confidential, non-judgmental 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.

Roll Overview:

The Advocacy Coordinator will contribute to the overall development and implementation of the centre’s advocacy efforts in the KFL&A region and for survivors of sexualized violence. The Coordinator will work to support clients navigating systems outside of the centre as well as providing education, training and advocacy on issues pertaining to sexualized violence, including systemic barriers and oppression faced by equity deserving groups.

Reporting jointly to the Director of Counselling Services and Director of Program Development, in this role you will:

  • Engage, liaise and build relationships with KFL&A’s social service sector and survivor-serving
    organizations.

  • Lead community building activities in an attempt to raise awareness about the needs and
    barriers faced by survivors by participating in committees and community tables pertaining to
    our centre's mission, values, and programming.

  • Facilitate, participate, create, and lead in community education and public education
    activities, including workshops, training, events and outreach efforts both in-person and
    online.

  • Engage in a broad range of advocacy work with survivors of sexual violence, such as assisting
    with housing applications, court support, navigation within the medical system, etc.

  • Provide advocacy and support to meet the needs of survivors using a survivor-centric,
    trauma-informed lens, especially for those who face various layers of systematic
    oppression/marginalization.

  • Collaborate with community partners and provide referrals for survivors who require services
    beyond the scope and mandate of the counselling program.

  • Increase organizational resources and build the centre’s capacity to better respond to the needs of survivors of sexual violence.

  • Assist in creating advocacy social media content and campaigns

  • Assist in drafting articles/statements on advocacy and advocacy-related topics

  • Keep up to date with the newest and current community-based programs and supports

  • Maintain an ongoing commitment to intersectional, Anti-Racist/Anti-Oppressive practices within the workplace, and regularly contributes to centre objectives through an AR/AO lens.

  • Attend regular staff, supervisor meetings and training, as assigned

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

  • Travel in the KFL&A region to provide advocacy support to survivors

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

 

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Degree or diploma in a related field such as social work, social service worker, 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

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong understanding of the needs, barriers and challenges experienced by survivors of sexual violence, especially QTBIPOC survivors

  • A high level of comfort with public speaking, developing, planning and facilitating workshops and training on the issues pertaining to sexual violence.

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

  • Comfortable with delivering virtual meetings, workshops and webinars through online platforms

  • Knowledge of appropriate resources in KFL&A and how to navigate social systems, such as but not limited to; legal processes, housing applications, child welfare and victim services

  • 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

  • Strong initiative and conflict resolution skills

  • Up to date CPIC (within the last 3 months) for working with vulnerable populations

  • Flexibility with working hours as needed. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

We would love it if you had:

  • Previous grant writing experience

  • Ability to maintain and work within a program budget

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

  • Experience with media relations, public speaking, and public education

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

 

Compensation Package:

This position is a contract position, 30 hours a week, starting immediately until June 31st 2023 with the possibility of renewal depending on funding availability.

Salary Band: 22$-29.73$ per hour

 

At SACK we offer health benefits subsidies for all full-time 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/personal day policy that all employees will be entitled to from their first day in our centre.

 

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 “Advocacy Coordinator Application”. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis so we encourage applicants to submit their full applications as soon as possible. The deadline for submitting a full application is July 31st at noon. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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