Anti-Human Trafficking Coordinator/Counsellor

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The Kenora Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC) is looking for an Anti-Human Trafficking Coordinator/Counsellor. For more information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Employer Name: Kenora Sexual Assault Centre
Location/Address: Kenora, ON
Application Deadline: December 4th, 2020
Email: evelyn@kenorasexualassaultcentre.ca
Hours of Work: Regular office hours are 9:00AM to 5:00PM however flexibility is required for evening and weekend work.
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: Dependent on experience

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

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.

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.

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • 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 cause of sexual violence from an integrated feminism anti-racist, anti-oppression perspective
  • Knowledge of Anishinaabe culture and traditions
  • Provide trauma-informed, intersectional care, and stabilizing services and supports that embrace harm-reduction, 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 drivers license and access to a vehicle
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please email your resume, cover letter and three references (two professional and one personal) to:

Hiring Committee, Kenora Sexual Assault Centre at evelyn@kenorasexualassaultcentre.ca 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.

Women reflecting the diversity of our community are encouraged to apply.

Full Time Hours Per Week: 35
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