Career Opportunities

Full Time Contract Until 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, antioppression 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 gender-based 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) to Hiring Committee, Kenora Sexual Assault Centre at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Resumes will accepted and suitable candidates will be interviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. 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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