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: 

Manager of Communications

JOB HIGHLIGHT              

You’ll use your excellent marketing and communications skills to lead the development and implementation of a long-term communications strategy to lead the growth of Battered Women’s Support Services (BWSS) using a decolonial, intersectional feminist framework. Furthering the mission, vision and values of the organization, working towards the elimination of gender based violence.

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Manager of Communications is responsible for planning and coordinating BWSS events and public awareness campaigns, media and community relations. The Manager of Communications is the point of contact for donors, sponsors and members of the community and is responsible for managing all marketing and communications content and media relations. You work as a lead member of SI, a marketing and advertising social enterprise of BWSS. You will craft authentic and inspiring copy for our social media outlets, website, monthly various campaigns, and much more. You will make sure our communications are both on-brand and effective, bringing the BWSS mission and impact to life through your words.

CLASSIFICATION

  • Reports to the Executive Director;
  • This position is a member of the Leadership Team;
  • Permanent full-time 40 hours weekly;
  • Salary $74,880 – $83,200, based on experience;
  • Excellent benefit and pension plan after successful completion of three-month probation period;
  • As a bona fide job requirement this position will be held by a woman or femme

APPLICATION PROCESS

If you seek the opportunity to commit to an organization engaged in making a real difference in our communities, please send your resume by 5pm on May 12, 2021. Respond via email to: Battered Women’s Support Services [email protected]. No phone calls please.

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Manager of Research & Policy

JOB HIGHLIGHT              

You’ll use your excellent skills to bring together researchers, academics, data and policy analysts, students and community organizers to provide critical research, data, policy and strategic support for the ending violence, gender equity and social justice movements.

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Executive Director, you lead, manage and are responsible for the planning, assessment and delivery of research at BWSS. Using the long tradition of movement-driven, community-derived research and using an explicit decolonial, anti-oppression and racial justice lens and leading the development the Gender Equity Learning and Knowledge Exchange and other research and policy initiatives. The Manager of Research & Policy is charged with delivering this agenda and meeting milestones, deadlines and budgets.

CLASSIFICATION

  • Reports to the Executive Director;
  • This position is a member of the Leadership Team;
  • Permanent full-time 40 hours weekly;
  • Salary $74,880 – $83,200, based on experience;
  • Excellent benefit and pension plan after successful completion of three-month probation period;
  • As a bona fide job requirement this position will be held by a 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 May 14, 2021. Respond via email to: Battered Women’s Support Services [email protected]. No phone calls please.

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Research and Policy Analyst

JOB HIGHLIGHT              

You’ll use your passion for research and policy to support ending violence, gender equity and social justice movements.

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to Manager of Research and Policy, you will work in collaboration to work on assigned policy development projects. Providing critical research, data, policy and strategic support for the ending violence, gender equity and social justice movements. Building on the long tradition of movement-driven, community-derived research and uses an explicit decolonial, anti-oppression and racial justice lens.

CLASSIFICATION

  • This is a full time (40 hours per week) position with benefits as per the Collective Agreement for Community Living and General Services after successful three-month probationary period.
  • Hourly wages of $33.83;
  • As a bona fide job requirement this position will be held by a 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 May 14, 2021. 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 HIGHLIGHT

You’ll use your knowledge and skills to support women, girls and femmes who identify as Indigenous, and from various cultural communities, providing crisis support services with a wide array of emotional and practical work.

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Indigenous Women’s Program Manager, 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.

CLASSIFICATION

  • Part time position at 32 hours per week (Some evenings and weekends are required) with an hourly rate of $24.48;
  • This position requires union membership;
  • As a bona fide job requirement this position will be held by an Indigenous 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 and cover letter by 5pm on May 14, 2021. Respond via email to: Battered Women’s Support Services [email protected] No phone calls please.

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Women's Counsellor

JOB HIGHLIGHT              

You’ll use your decolonial, intersectional feminist, anti-oppression perspective to provide trauma-informed counselling for girls, women and femmes who are dealing with the impacts of violence and abuse through individual and group counselling sessions all while working with an incredible interdisciplinary team of counsellors.

CLASSIFICATION

  • Part time position at 32 hours per week with an hourly rate of $33.83
  • Reports to the Manager of Direct Services and Clinical Practice
  • This position requires union membership
  • Wages and benefits as per the collective agreement
  • As a bona fide job requirement, this position will be held by a 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 May 14, 2021. Respond via email to: Battered Women’s Support Services [email protected]. No phone calls please

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Every week a woman in Canada is killed by her intimate partner. BWSS is working to change that.