Luke’s Place Support & Resource Centre for Women & Children is the only stand-alone family law support centre in Canada for women who have been subjected to intimate partner violence. We provide direct services to hundreds of women and their children in Durham Region and Ontario every year and share our expertise with thousands of service providers across the province through training programs, resources, tools, research, and mentoring. As we continue to increase our provincial reach in terms of training, research and systemic work, we are looking to expand our team.
Luke’s Place is seeking a full-time Resource Support Coordinator to work within our research, education and advocacy teams. The Coordinator supports the development, facilitation and implementation of our research initiatives, knowledge mobilization activities and advocacy activities within the violence against women and family law sectors and assists in the sustainability of special project initiatives.
Working with a team of professionals, the Resource Support Coordinator will:
- Support the development of resources and training materials related to violence against women and family law
- Support administrative and coordination tasks across our training, education and research programs
- Support the planning, development and rollout of new programs and initiatives within our non-direct service teams
- Support online content management of Luke’s Place websites, portals and coordinate user access for online trainings
- Coordinate in person and remote training events and conferences
Qualifications and skills:
- Degree or Diploma in Social Work, Social Justice, Women and Gender Studies or equivalent with relevant work experience
- Understanding of and commitment to a feminist, gender based, intersectional analysis of woman abuse is essential
- Excellent time management, project coordination, adaptability and comfort with flexible/shifting work priorities
- Attention to detail and well organized
- Demonstrated ability to bring creative and critical thinking to programs and projects
- Outstanding computer skills (particularly Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
- Demonstrated comfort in the online environment, familiarity with evaluation tools and scholarly article databases
- Strong interpersonal and communications skills and ability to work and communicate with a diverse audience: staff, organizational partners and community members
- Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment and capacity to work from a home office
Luke’s Place offers:
- A flexible work environment that encourages work/life balance
- Technology required for work from home, as needed
- Competitive salary ($47,500) and vacation entitlement
- The opportunity to support a dedicated and passionate team working to address critical needs in Canada
Luke’s Place, in accordance with its gender responsive anti-oppressive framework, welcomes and encourages applications from women of all races, ethnic origins, religions and sexual orientations. We use the term women to include all self-identified women (including two-spirited, non-binary, cisgender or transgender women).
We are committed to developing a team that reflects the diversity of our community. In adherence to the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, and Luke’s Place equity policy, accommodation will be provided during all parts of the hiring process upon request to applicants with disabilities. Please advise if you require accommodation if contacted.
Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest along with their curriculum vitae in confidence to the attention of Jennifer Mitchell, Program Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org by July 18, 2021.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.