Sexual Assault Resource Coordinator – Full-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 full-time Sexual Assault Resource Coordinator for a 3- year term. The Coordinator is the dedicated individual to assist with the development of sexual assault programs and services and coordinate community responses in the Westman area.  This is a term position to fulfill a federal grant until March 31st, 2024. 

About the Role:

  • Promotes and develops programs and training that brings awareness of sexual assault supports and services to community partners with concentration in rural areas of Manitoba
  • Ensures that comprehensive services are provided through coordinated community responses
  • Research, coordination, implementation and evaluation of a Sexual Assault Response Team – SART(recruit and train volunteers)
  •  Responsible for the development of a Sexual Assault Network that provides support, resources, and training for rural partners
  • Conducts ongoing assessments of consistency and effectiveness of sexual assault programs and is responsible for statistics and reports as per standards of The Women’s Resource Centre
  • Maintain professional conduct and ethical standards in accordance with the prevailing Code of Ethics
  • Maintain confidentiality and follow the policies/procedures of FIPPA, PHIA, Child Welfare, Board Policies, professional standards, and other relevant Acts
  • Professional skills shall include the ability to be self-directed, possess leadership qualities, assessment skills, the ability to effectively communicate, problem solve
  • The SARC will understand working with diverse populations, barriers and challenges faced by vulnerable populations, supports and services needed by individuals who have experienced sexual assault
  • Understanding of the justice and court systems, victim services and law enforcement in relation to sexual assault
  • Participate in training, workshops, presentations as deemed important by Directors of Counselling and Advocacy and Operations and Development, and/or Board of Directors
  • Promote the profile of The Women’s Resource Centre services within southwestern Manitoba which includes counselling on domestic violence and sexual assault, advocacy supports and wellness programs
  • Build and maintain successful relationships with community stakeholders.
  • Identify service gaps and community assets in rural and Indigenous communities.

Relevant Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in social work, health or social science field, program management and coordination. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  •  Knowledge and understanding of current research of trauma and best practices when developing services for victims/survivors of sexual assault
  • Knowledge and understanding of the impact of sexual assault, sexual violence, and gender-based violence
  • Knowledge, understanding and application of a multicultural, anti-racist, anti-oppression perspective
  • Effective time management and organizational skills, demonstrated critical thinking, innovative and strategic perspectives
  • Clear understanding of measurable outcomes, program tracking and timelines as it pertains to the specific grant
  • Computer knowledge, data collection, written and verbal communication skills, time management and organizational skills  
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment and within The Women’s Resource Centre’s feminist philosophy

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 in a supportive environment
  • Group benefits including health and dental coverage

Compensation Range: $23.00 – $25.00 based on experience and qualifications

Hours of Work: 37.5 hour work week

Deadline to Apply:

Friday, June 11th, 2021 at 4:30pm

Please send your resume and cover letter to:

The Women’s Resource Centre

Attention: Kim Iwasiuk

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 and adult 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.