We are currently accepting applications for:

Program Coordinator – Part-time position

The Women’s Resource Centre is currently seeking a part-time Program Coordinator. The coordinator is responsible for creating a welcoming, low barrier space where participants access the drop-in, information and referral, and women’s wellness programming.

About the Role

  • Create and maintain an environment that provides non-judgmental and compassionate responses to clients and their inquiries while maintaining strong personal boundaries
  • Provide prompt, compassionate care to clients accessing services by phone or in person
  • Refer walk-in and telephone clients to counselling team or other community agencies as appropriate
  • Identify, assess, and effectively resolve crisis and conflict situations
  • Provide assistance completing forms and applications, identify resources and supports to enhance the well-being of the client
  • Plan and facilitate programs and events that support the well-being of women
  • Record statistics and outcomes to help inform programming and funding decisions to ensure stability and program success
  • Serve as a Protection Order Designate to assist clients with obtaining information and/or obtaining protection orders
  • Keep inventory of program supplies and office/facilities supplies; purchase as required
  • Work cooperatively with staff to support programs to meet the needs of the Centre
  • Maintain cleanliness of publicly accessed areas
  • Participate in training, workshops, and presentations as deemed necessary
  • Maintain and update resource and referral materials as needed

Relevant Qualifications

  • Diploma or degree in social services or relevant program experience
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training or a willingness to obtain
  • Awareness and sensitivity to issues of marginalization (sexism, racism, classism) and cultural diversity
  • Knowledge and understanding of family violence and family systems
  • Ability to create a rapport with diverse client population
  • Ability to function collaboratively within multiple community organizations
  • Effective computer, written and verbal communication skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks, handle interruptions and changing priorities
  • Ability to work and make decisions independently and as a team member
  • Willingness to identify gaps in personal skills and access training opportunities
  • Willingness to work within The Women’s Resource Centre’s feminist philosophy

Work Conditions

  • Majority of time will be spent in the drop-in area
  • Risk to exposure of potentially unpredictable behaviours or situations
  • Occasional evening and weekend work to attend board/committee meetings, bi-annual strategic planning meetings, and community events

Compensation Range

$16-17.50 per hour

Hours of Work

Part-time weekday position, 28 hours per week.

Deadline to Apply

Friday November 8, 2019 at 4:30pm

Please send your resume and cover letter to:

The Women’s Resource Centre

Attention: Bobi Stupack

Mail: 729 Princess Ave Brandon, MB R7A 0P4


Fax: (204) 727-6230

The successful candidate will be subject to provide a current criminal record and child abuse registry check. The Women’s Resource Centre would like to thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.