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Job Opportunity: Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (S.A.N.E.) – casual on-call positions

The on-call SANE is responsible for providing medical/forensic examinations to victims of an immediate sexual assault of all gender identities and ages. The role may include but is not limited to: medical/forensic assessment, treatment, evidence collection, documentation, education and training, crisis intervention, collection of statistical data/information, and provision of court testimony as required. Avalon Sexual Assault Centre welcomes and prioritizes the contributions that individuals from marginalized communities bring to our organization. We encourage applicants to describe the ways in which their lived experiences will inspire and lead their contributions to their role at Avalon Centre in their cover letter. Closes January 17, 2019.

Job Opportunity: Initial Response Support Counsellor

This is a general support/crisis intervention, non-therapeutic counselling position. (12 Month Term Position with the possibility of extension.) The Initial Response Support Counsellor will respond to all calls and inquiries from individuals seeking information regarding Avalon Centre client services.

Client support services will include:
• Providing general supportive counselling, crisis intervention, information and referral services to all callers and walk-in requests.
• Providing intake and navigation to clients seeking Avalon programs and services.
• Managing appointment bookings and administrative tasks specific to this position.
• Opening the office and providing first point of contact for clients/callers.
• Working with other Avalon staff and liaising with other service providers to ensure appropriate referrals and seamless response to clients/callers across all programs/services.
Closes October 26, 2018.

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Job Opportunity: Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program Manager Part-time Position

Tri County Women’s Centre Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program Manager Part-time position, 17.5 hours/week at $35/hr

TCWC is seeking to hire a woman as the SANE Program Manager for Western Nova Scotia. This is a part-time position, 17.5 hours per week, $35/hr, located in Kings and Annapolis Counties.

Job Opportunity: Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) - Multiple on-call positions available Hiring a team of nurses for the Annapolis Valley

The SANE nurse is accountable to the SANE Program Manager and is responsible to provide competent care to adult/adolescent victims of sexual assault, 15 years of age and up, all genders. The SANE nurse works as an independent contractor of Tri-County Women’s Centre (TCWC), providing care that is consistent with the mission, vision, and philosophy/principles of TCWC.

Volunteer Opportunity

Avalon Sexual Assault Centre is currently seeking a board secretary to join our volunteer Board of Directors.

We are seeking an individual to join the Board of Directors who can assume responsibilities of the secretary which include: attending and taking notes during board meetings, keeping records of the board’s actions, maintaining our electronic records, preparing and circulating the board meeting agendas and working with the Board Chair on administrative tasks.

Job Opportunity

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (S.A.N.E.) Casual on-call positions available

Accountable to the SANE Program Coordinator, the on-call SANE is responsible for providing medical/forensic examinations to victims of an immediate sexual assault of all gender identities and ages. The on-call SANE’s role may include but is not limited to: medical/forensic assessment, treatment, evidence collection, documentation, education and training, crisis intervention, collection of statistical data/information, and provision of court testimony as required.

Job Opportunity

Communications Coordinator

Avalon Sexual Assault Centre
The Avalon Sexual Assault Centre is hiring a Senior Communications Officer to provide strategic direction and develop and implement a comprehensive annual communications plan.

Volunteer Opportunity

Avalon is seeking a Chair of the Board of Directors (Chair), to provide leadership and governance to the organization’s Board of Directors (Board). The Chair maintains focus on what is best for the organization, influences the direction and priorities of the Board and Avalon, and works collaboratively with the Executive Director. The Chair position is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual passionate about Avalon’s success. The position is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.


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