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:  

Research Assistant for COVID-19 Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Research Project (12-month contract)

Twelve month contract, 24-hours a week (additional hours and flexibility are required)


You’ll use your passion for research and dedication to supporting women and girls to further the mission, vision and values of Battered Women’s Support Services (BWSS), working towards the elimination of gender based violence.


Reporting to the Manager of Direct Services and Indigenous Women’s Programs, you will work in collaboration with other researchers and frontline staff to provide data collection, research and policy support for the COVID-19 Indigenous women and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Research Project. This work builds on a long tradition of movement-driven, community-lead research and uses an explicit decolonizing, anti-oppression and racial justice lens.


• Part-time position at 24 hours per week with an hourly rate of $33.83 (schedule may change based on operational needs)
• This position is a unionized position and requires union membership.
• This position is a 12-month contract
• As a bona fide job requirement this position will be held by an Indigenous woman or femme.


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 October 7th, 2021.

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.