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Outreach and Public Educator/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/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:

  • A strong understanding of the root causes of sexual violence from an integrated feminist, anti-racist, anti-oppression perspective
  • Post-secondary education in social services field or equivalent
  • Skilled in providing presentations/workshops to marginalized and diverse populations
  • 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
  • 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 send or fax resumes 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. by 10:00 am on Wednesday December 4 , 2019. 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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