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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.


    Announcements


80% of teenage girls suffer serious mental illness after sexual assault https://t.co/9yjAgtikYE

Avalon Executive Director Jackie Stevens spoke with the Canadian Women's Foundation recently about #metoo and its effect on demand for services. https://t.co/fhRsZnXXb5

I'm so proud of the bravery that #Exvangelical leaders @emilyjoypoetry and @hannahpaasch showed in creating the #ChurchToo movement. I'm happy to see @monaeltahawy's #MosqueMeToo hashtag likewise mentioned in this report from @MotherJones:

https://t.co/AAYQNrfEVt

#EmptyThePews

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