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Indigenous Anti-Human Trafficking Sexual Assault Counsellor

Timmins and Area Women in Crisis

Full-Time • Timmins Region

Timmins and Area Women in Crisis (TAWC) is a dynamic, community-based feminist organization that provides services for women and their children who’ve experienced domestic and/or sexual violence. TAWC works within an integrated feminist, anti-racist, anti-oppression framework. The agency administers a sexual assault centre, emergency shelter as well as second stage housing for women and their children. Currently, TAWC is expanding services to include anti-human trafficking supports for rural and remote communities in Northeastern Ontario.

We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated woman to join our team in the capacity of Full-Time Indigenous Anti-Human Trafficking Sexual Assault Counsellor working at Timmins and Area Women in Crisis.      


The ideal candidates will demonstrate the following:

Qualifications:

Post-secondary degree/diploma in a relevant field and/or equivalent experience

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in a relevant field and/or equivalent experience
  • Excellent understanding of violence against women and women’s rights/issues
  • Demonstrated skills and experience working from an integrated feminist anti-racism anti-oppression framework
  • Specialized training in human trafficking, sexual and domestic violence, trauma, mental health and substance use issues
  • Understanding of the issues facing Indigenous Peoples and Communities
  • Understanding of the social service sector and provision of non-profit service to the community, including Indigenous-specific services
  • Experience in providing crisis intervention, support, information, and referrals to survivors of sexual violence, including Indigenous women and girls
  • Demonstrated crisis intervention and conflict resolution abilities
  • Strong documentation, report writing and administration skills as well as computer competency, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Sound judgement, problem-solving, advocacy and mediation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including communication, cooperation, networking, and group/meeting facilitation
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to organize and carry out programming, groups, activities, and events
  • Must undergo a vulnerable sector criminal record check
  • Must be able to travel to remote and rural locations in Ontario (Remote travel: 2-3 days, 4 times per year; Rural travel: 1-2 days, 4 times per year) as part of the Anti-Human Trafficking Mobile Team

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual short term and long-term counselling in person and via zoom
  • Provide crisis intervention support to women experiencing violence
  • Provide support and information for women who are survivors of human trafficking, sexual, and physical violence
  • ·Plan, develop and co-facilitate open or closed support groups or workshops for women
  • Accompany and advocate for clients and TAWC on issues of human trafficking, sexual and domestic violence
  • Link women to appropriate community referrals
  • Provide risk assessments and the development of safety plans related to a woman’s unique situations
  • Complete various administrative and reporting tasks such as database case notes, etc.
  • Participate in agency and community events  
  • Travel to remote and rural communities in Northern Ontario to provide outreach and court services for Indigenous survivors of human trafficking

 

Hours of work: 35 hours per week, mostly Monday to Friday, although may require some evenings/weekends

Application deadline: Monday, April 19, 2021                            

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single PDF file to the attention of:

Kim Nadeau  – Manager of Programs and Services

Email: kim@tawc.ca

·       Applicants responding must indicate the position for which they are applying. 

Timmins and Area Women in Crisis (TAWC) is committed to fostering a culture of inclusion as well as equity and diversity in its hiring practices. TAWC invites and strongly encourages applications from all qualified women, including women from historically marginalized and/or underserved/underrepresented communities, who may contribute to further diversification of our workforce. This also includes, but is not limited to: women who identify as Indigenous/Black/woman of colour, women living with a disAbility, lesbians, bisexual women and transwomen as well as women with lived experience of mental illness, substance use, trauma, and poverty.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



Job Expires: 2021-04-19

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Timmins and Area Women in Crisis

355 Wilson Ave 355 Wilson Ave, Timmins, ON P4N 2T7, Canada

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