Power of Women to Women Project Coordinator

Organization: 
The Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Deadline: 
Sep 30 2019 - 5:00pm
Hours: 

Part-Time

Remuneration: 

$23.00 per hour + benefits

Job Description: 

The Power of Women to Women Project Coordinator will seek to address issues related to women’s participation in the downtown eastside and beyond in areas of decision making, public awareness, program delivery and policy development. The Coordinator will develop and implement women centered learning encounters focused on social justice, equality, and social change. Using a Popular Education model, she will engage with women from the community and facilitate the development of community organizing initiatives.

Skills and Qualities Required: 

✔ You have at least 3 years experience working with low-income women, at least 2 years in a women serving or inner-city drop-in environment
✔ You will promote and articulate the mission, mandate, philosophy, and values of the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre You are knowledgeable of the issues impacting women in the dtes, including gender-based violence, mental health, homelessness, and addictions with an understanding of trauma-informed care responses.
✔ You have experience developing and facilitating programs and groups including assessing and evaluating
✔ You have efficient organizational skills including record keeping, scheduling, and problem-solving abilities
✔ You have certification for First Aid, and NVCI

How to Apply: 

Submit cover letter and resume to: POW Coordinator Hiring Committee ID #POW19-001
via email careers [at] dewc [dot] ca

Additional Information: 

Benefits of Joining the DEWC Team

Healthcare: Extended health includes MSP, dental, vision, prescription medications, select alternative therapies, EAP life insurance and long-term disability.

Vacation & Leave: Vacation at 6% in the first year and 8% after. Sick leave credit. Access to other special leaves to handle family or personal situations.

Other perks: Employee loan program; Regular staff development days; DEWC employees are considered first for any open positions.

POSITION DETAILS:
• Start Date: ASAP Application Closing Date: Until Position is Filled
• Perm. part-time, BCGEU / $23.00 per hour + benefits
• Location – DEWC Drop-In Centre, 302 Columbia St. Vancouver

Aboriginal women and women of colour are strongly encouraged to apply / Additional languages spoken an asset.

**While we thank all applicants for their interests, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted**

Location

Vancouver, BC