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Staff Collective Support Workers, Toronto Rape Crisis Centre / Multicultural Women Against Rape

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline November 14, 2016

The collective of the Toronto Rape Crisis Centre / Multicultural Women Against Rape is seeking two workers.
 
We are looking for 2 people to support the staff collective for a 1-year period. This person will play an integral role within the Centre and participate in all of its service areas, from counselling to administration.
 
The successful candidates must have the skills and lived experience required to provide a range of support services to survivors of sexual assault, their families and communities.
 
Applications from people who have been involved with the Centre/TRCC/MWAR Centre members are strongly preferred and prioritized; candidates who can demonstrate familiarity with the values, processes and policies of TRCC/MWAR's crisis line may be considered.
 
2spirit, Trans-identified, genderqueer, non-binary, Black, Indigenous and cisgender women are highly encouraged to apply.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Crisis Line and counselling responsibilities
    • Crisis Line coordination
  • Committee work and liaison with the board of Directors / Collective
  • Participation in appropriate TRCC/MWAR Caucuses and Groups
  • Public education activities; workshop facilitation and creation
  • Group facilitation (committees, working groups, staff meetings)
  • On call responsibilities
  • Expected evening and weekend work
    •   Fundraising
    •   Grants and Reporting
    •   Volunteer coordination and training
    •  Student Placement coordination
  • Experience with social media and graphic design
  • Other duties as required

 
Qualifications:

  • A minimum one year front line experience working with survivors of sexual violence
  • Previous experience on TRCCMWAR 24 hour crisis line
  • Works within the anti-oppression, liberationist framework
  • The ability to engage in self-reflection and to give and receive critical feedback in a constructive way
  • Experience working for social justice and equality / equity in an identifiable community.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collective or team and the ability to work effectively across differences
  • Proven problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrated ability to assess or prioritize multiple needs and utilize in-house and community resources
  • Detailed and task oriented

The salary for this position is $32,500. An employee at this contract accrues 3 weeks vacation during this time. Successful contracts will receive 4% pay out in lieu of benefits.
 
Please Note: In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must submit the following 3 pieces of information:
 
Please send 1 PDF attachment to the below address.
1. Highlight your history, paid or unpaid, in the anti-rape and gender-based violence movements/social justice movements
2. Knowledge and skills you bring to this position
3. a) your social location / identification and your understanding of your places of privilege and oppression
3. b) your experience in social justice work
 
Tips for applying:

  • Do Not Submit Resumes Or CVs
  • We love creativity.
  • We are committed to honouring traditional knowledge, lived experience and street smarts

Closing Date: Monday, 14 November 2016

Posting available online at http://workinnonprofits.ca/index?sel=vj&jid=30544&lng=E or https://www....
 
For more information, please contact deb@trccmwar.ca or 416-597-1171.