Jobs at BWSS

BWSS is a feminist ending violence organization with an entrepreneurial spirit known its commitment to creating and implementing programs and services that empower women from all walks of life. BWSS is known for its inclusionary hiring practices. We offer the opportunity to work within an accomplished team making a difference every day on the frontline and beyond.

The following positions are currently available:  

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Education and Training Program Co-ordinator

JOB SUMMARY

The Education and Training Program Co-ordinator at BWSS is responsible for running a diversified education and training portfolio with a significant geographical footprint that includes developing, co-ordinating and delivery of high-quality education and training programs through BWSS Violence Prevention and Intervention Training program, and BWSS Strategic Interventions fee-for-service training and consultancy social enterprise. In addition, while working in collaboration with the leadership team, the Education and Training Program Coordinator helps to assess in-house staff training needs and co-ordinates education and training opportunities for the BWSS staff team.

The Education and Training Co-ordinator trains and supervises BWSS Crisis line and Intake volunteers and office volunteers in order to provide exceptional direct services and to maintain the standards set by BWSS. The BWSS 24/7 Crisis Line and Intake services include providing emotional support, information, and referrals to adult women survivors of violence in relationships, sexual assault, physical and sexual childhood abuse, criminal harassment, elder abuse, dating violence, and other forms of violence against women over the phone or in person.

In addition, Education and Training Co-ordinator supports BWSS’s public outreach efforts.

BWSS education and training services and programs are grounded in strong theoretical and practice frameworks that are rooted in an anti-oppression intersectional feminist and decolonizing analysis of violence against women and gender-based violence.  The Education and Training Program Co-ordinator is a member of the Crisis Team.

This position reports to the BWSS Director of Clinical Practice and Direct Service.

CLASSIFICATION

  • Full-time position at 40 hours per week Monday to Friday 9:00 to 5:00
  • Benchmark Title: Program Coordinator 2
  • Classification Grid: JJEP Grid 14
  • Hourly Rate $28.39
  • This position requires union membership;
  • Preferential and limited hiring assist BWSS to achieve diverse and equitable representation in the workplace and to recruit employees whose identities enrich the ways in which we accomplish our mission and serve the community. As a result, this position will be held by cis or trans woman or femme.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

If you seek the opportunity to commit to an organization engaged in making a real difference in the lives of children and women in our community, please send your resume by 5pm on January 3rd 2022.

Respond via email to: Battered Women’s Support Services [email protected]

No phone calls please.

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Indigenous Women’s Support Worker

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Manager of Direct Services and Indigenous Women’s Programs, the Indigenous Women’s Support Worker delivers direct services, as program demands require, in accordance with the BWSS Statement of Philosophy and Program Standards for Community-based Victim Service Program and BWSS Safety Changes Everything Outreach Program.

CLASSIFICATION

  • Part time position at 32 hours per week Wed 9-5, Thurs 2-10 outreach, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-5 (Some evenings and weekends are required) with an hourly rate of $24.48;
  • This position requires union membership;
  • Preferential and limited hiring assist BWSS to achieve diverse an equitable representation in the workplace, and to recruit employees whose identities enrich the ways in which we accomplish our mission and serve the community. As a result, this position will be held by an Indigenous woman.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

If you seek the opportunity to commit to an organization engaged in making a real difference in the lives of children and women in our community, please send your resume by 5pm on January 3rd 2022.

Respond via email to: Battered Women’s Support Services [email protected]

No phone calls please.

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Women’s Support Worker

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Manager of Direct Services and Programs, the Women’s Support Worker delivers direct services, as program demands require, in accordance with the BWSS Statement of Philosophy and Program Standards for Community- based Victim Service Program and BWSS Safety Changes Everything Outreach Program.

CLASSIFICATION

  • Part time position at 32 hours per week, Wednesday 9-5pm, Thursday 2-10pm, Friday 9-5pm, and Saturday 9-5pm (Schedule may change based on direct services and operational needs) with an hourly rate of $24.48;
  • This position requires union membership;
  • Wages and benefits as per the collective agreement;
  • Preferential and limited hiring assist BWSS to achieve diverse an equitable representation in the workplace, and to recruit employees whose identities enrich the ways in which we accomplish our mission and serve the community; as a result, preference will be given to Indigenous women, Black women, racialized women, women who are disabled, femmes, and women from other equity seeking groups.
  • Ability to speak Spanish an asset.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

If you seek the opportunity to commit to an organization engaged in making a real difference in the lives of children and women in our community, please send your resume by 5pm on January 3rd 2022.

Respond via email to: Battered Women’s Support Services [email protected]

No phone calls please.

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