The Chatham-Kent Sexual Assault Crisis Centre opened in 1985 as part of the grass-roots, anti-rape movement. CKSACC provides programs and services including: a 24 hour crisis line, support & advocacy, informtion & referral to women 16 years of age or older who have experienced the impact of sexual assault/harassment/abuse and/or childhood sexual abuse. The CKSACC works to eliminate sexualized violence by promoting structural and societal change, respect and equality through public education and activities including special projects/events.
Support $ Advocacy Workers are required to participate in the delivery of all CKSACC programs and servicees as well as a rotating "back-up" schedule" and should possess:
-Feminist-based understanding of sexualized violence and its effects on women, children and the broader society;
-Knowledge of systems and structures related to health, social and community services, human rights and justice;
- Proven ability to provide effective crisis and ongoing counselling;
- Thoughtful, sound decision-making under difficult circumstances;
- Active listening and clear communication skills;
- Commitment to anti-oppresion/equality/anti-violence;
- Understanding of and willingness to apply an intersectional feminist perspective in the delivery of programs and services;
- Capacity to respond sensitively and effectively to the needs of women from diverse backgrounds;
- Demonstrated ability to promote and foster respect for self and others;
- Computer knowledge and strong computer skills;
- Eduction derived from a combination of: formal studies including specialized programs such as Women's Studies; previous employment; community and volunteer work, and lived experience;
- Additional assests including the ability to speak French/ASL
Please forward Resume with Cover Letter, by mail to:
CKSACC Personall Committee,
405 Riverview Drive, Unit 101 Chatham, ON N7M 5J5
Applications must be received by Friday, March 15, 2013
Applications are encouraged from qualified: racialized/culturalized women; women with disabilities; lgbtq women. While all applications are appreciated, only those granted an interview will be notified.
CKSACC is a grass-roots, anti violence, equality seeking organization that provides services for women 16 years of age or older, who have...