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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.

Job 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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To fully address the reality & root causes of sexualized violence we need to address how Patriarchy, misogyny, Colonialism contribute to the intersectionality of violence & oppression of marginalized people. https://t.co/2lEhR0jRMf

This video show’s unhelpful responses to disclosures by survivors which can cause secondary wounding. Responses such as these perpetuate myths and stereotypes that can cause further trauma. The video is a reminder why it’s important to #StartByBeliving https://t.co/yldhVgg9Nl

https://t.co/h5UxwNiGgJ As part of Pride, Halifax Pride is hosting Queer Perspectives: Lunch Hour Panel Discussions. These will run 12-1 pm July 23-27. Avalon Centre will be participating in the panel discussion July 27, 2018. More details to follow.

READERS CORNER: It’s Not Intercourse, It's Sexual Assault. A letter to the editor of the Chronicle Herald regarding language use in recent articles by Jackie Stevens.
https://t.co/aJDp3Wfg0x

While the #MeToo movement has highlighted the reality of sexualized violence it has also brought to light that so many victims still go unacknowledged or supported. https://t.co/wbAg1K02N7.

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