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 injustice 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 board …

Employment Opportunity: Administrative Assistant – Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program

Position Title: Administrative Assistant – Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program Category: Permanent Full Time – 5 days per week (35 hours) Scope of the Position: The Administrative Assistant reports directly to the SANE Coordinator and is responsible for providing secretarial and administrative support to the SANE Program. This position also provides administrative support to committees and working groups as …

Press Release re Judge Lenehan

For Immediate Release March 3, 2017 Press Release: The Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre Sexual Assault Services along with organizations working with survivors of sexualized violence are calling for the removal from the bench of  Judge Gregory Lenehan following  the ruling he made on Wednesday, March 1 that found taxi driver Bassam Al-Rawi not guilty of sexual assault. In his statement …

Employment Opportunity: Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Coordinator

Organizational Information: LEA Place Women’s Resource Centre is a feminist non-profit organization that works towards a dual mandate of direct service and social change with women and adolescent girls.  The Avalon Sexual Assault Centre is a feminist non-profit organization working to eliminate sexual assault/abuse, and to change the current socio-political culture that fosters sexism, social injustice and other forms of …

Avalon Sexual Assault Centre has a new website

In collaboration with Christel LeBlanc from Forest Friend Creative Projects Avalon Centre has re-designed our website.  The intent of the new site is to make information about our programs and services, resources, and other information more accessible to the community.  It is a work in progress so over the new few months you will continue to see changes and new …

Final Avalon SANE program evaluation report, Seeking Healing & Truth ­‐ Criminal Justice, Community & Victim Outcomes

Seeking Healing and Truth: Evidence shows Avalon Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program has a Positive Impact on Sexual Assault Criminal Justice Outcomes     According to participants in The Avalon SANE Program Evaluation Report: Seeking Healing and Truth – Criminal Justice, Community, and Victim Outcomes, the Avalon SANE Program makes a significant contribution to effectiveness and efficiencies in Emergency Departments, …

SANE Evaluation Summary Report, Seeking Healing & Truth ­‐ Criminal Justice, Community & Victim Outcomes

Seeking Healing and Truth: Evidence shows Avalon Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program has a Positive Impact on Sexual Assault Criminal Justice Outcomes     According to participants in The Avalon SANE Program Evaluation Report: Seeking Healing and Truth – Criminal Justice, Community, and Victim Outcomes, the Avalon SANE Program makes a significant contribution to effectiveness and efficiencies in Emergency Departments, …