Avalon Spring/Summer 2017 Newsletter

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Holiday Closure: Natal Day

Avalon Sexual Assault Centre will be closed on Monday, August 7 for Natal Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, August 8. If you or someone you know has experienced a recent sexual assault (Within the last 5 days) we encourage you to call our 24/7 S.A.N.E (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners) response line at: (902) 425-0122. If this is an emergency …

Avalon is Recruiting New Board Members

Avalon Sexual Assault Centre is a non-profit, community-based, feminist organization working to eliminate sexual assault/abuse and to change the current socio-political culture that fosters sexism, social justice and other forms of oppression. The Centre  provides immediate care and support, counselling, advocacy and community education. We are recruiting new members to join the Board of Directors. Individuals who come to the …

Holiday Closure: Canada Day

Avalon Sexual Assault Centre will be closed on Monday, July 3 for Canada Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, July 4. If you or someone you know has experienced a recent sexual assault (Within the last 5 days) we encourage you to call our 24/7 S.A.N.E (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners) response line at: (902) 425-0122. If this is an emergency …

Employment Opportunity: Sexual Assault Navigation Therapist

Job Description: The Sexual Assault Navigator Therapist will provide short-term therapeutic counselling sessions that are trauma-informed/specific and culturally appropriate to women and trans individuals, 16 years and older, who have experienced a recent sexual assault and/or sexual harassment, past sexual assault and/or childhood sexual abuse, as well as, information sessions to non-offending parents. A specific focus will be on providing …

Summer Student Job Opportunity: Reception and Office Support

In accordance with the Canadian Career Placement Program, Candidates must be:  16- 30 years of age  Registered in an accredited education program full-time for 2016/2017 and must be returning to a full-time program in 2017/2018  A Canadian Citizen  Able to work full-time; 8:30 – 4:30 pm. Candidate must not:  Be employed full time elsewhere  …

Job Opportunity: Initial Response Sexual Assault Therapist

Employment Opportunity: Initial Response Sexual Assault Therapist 12 Month Term Position (possibility of extension) Job Description: The Initial Response Sexual Assault Therapist will provide short-term therapeutic counselling sessions to women and trans individuals, 16 years and older, who have experienced a recent sexual assault and/or sexual harassment, past sexual assault and/or childhood sexual abuse, as well as, information sessions to …

Summer Student Job Opportunity: Public Awareness

Summer Student Job Opportunity: Public Awareness In accordance with the Canadian Career Placement Program, Candidates must be:  16- 30 years of age  Registered in an accredited education program full-time for 2016/2017 and must be returning to a full-time program in 2017/2018  A Canadian Citizen  Able to work full-time; 9 – 5 pm. Candidate must not:  …

Holiday Closure: Victoria Day

Avalon Sexual Assault Centre will be closed on Monday, May 22 for Victoria Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, May 23. If you or someone you know has experienced a recent sexual assault (Within the last 5 days) we encourage you to call our 24/7 S.A.N.E (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners) response line at: (902) 425-0122. If this is an emergency …

Avalon seeks commitment from candidates to address sexualized violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Avalon seeks commitment from candidates to address sexualized violence Halifax – In the run-up to the province’s May 30 election, Avalon Sexual Assault Centre (Avalon) is calling on candidates to continue addressing sexualized violence in Nova Scotia. “We want to make sure that whoever is elected is committed to ensuring that victims of sexualized violence have the …