Western Manitoba Womens Regional Resource Centre

Program Coordinator – Part-Time Term Position

The Women’s Resource Centre provides programs, services, and counselling on issues affecting women and children, including family violence while encouraging respect, diversity, and equality with a feminist perspective. The Women’s Resource Centre is an organization dedicated to providing support, empowerment and mentoring for all women and their families.

The Women’s Resource Centre is currently seeking a part-time Program Coordinator to fill a term position. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for creating a welcoming, low barrier space where participants access the drop-in space, information and referral, and women’s wellness programming. This is a term position and will end in approximately January 2024.

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, organize and execute 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
  • Plan, design, and share social media content regarding programming and other Centre activities on Facebook and Instagram
  • 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
  • Other duties as assigned

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

What We Offer:

  • A flexible and rewarding work experience that values healthy work/life balance
  • A fiscally sound and established organization that values feminist leadership and transparency
  • Support from a Board of Directors comprised of qualified women invested in our community, and coworkers who value strong working relationships

Compensation Range:

$16.75 – $18.00 per hour

Hours of Work:

28 hours per week

Deadline to Apply:

This vacancy will be open until filled.

Please send your resume and cover letter to:

The Women’s Resource Centre

Attention: Jamie Brown

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.