Therapeutic Counselling Program: Update

Therapeutic Counselling Program: Update about our Wait List Hello Avalon community & collaborative partners/service providers, Friends of Avalon Centre, Service users, and community members, On behalf of the counselling team staff, we want to provide the community with an update regarding accessing counselling services at Avalon Sexual Assault Centre and our service parameters. Your calls and counselling requests are extremely …

Crowdfunding Campaign: Press Release (May 17, 2016)

Avalon in final week of crowdfunding campaign with 80 per cent of their goal raised for vital services for survivors. Halifax – In the final week of its “Stand With Avalon” crowdfunding campaign the Avalon Sexual Assault Centre in Halifax has already raised 80 per cent of its $10,000 goal. Funds will help sustain Avalon’s critical intervention, support, and prevention …

Media Release: WHAT ANTI-VIOLENCE EXPERTS KNEW BEFORE THE GHOMESHI TRIAL STILL HOLDS TRUE

For Immediate Release March 24, 2016   WHAT ANTI-VIOLENCE EXPERTS KNEW BEFORE THE GHOMESHI TRIAL STILL HOLDS TRUE   Halifax/Nova Scotia/Atlantic Region   Today we learned the outcome of one of the most high profile and widely discussed sexual assault trials of the decade.   “We are very disappointed but not surprised by the acquittal of Mr. Ghomeshi.  This case …

Avalon Sexual Assault Centre Seeking New Board Members

The 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. The Centre is currently recruiting new members to join the woman-only Board of Directors. We …

Employment Opportunity: Initial Response and Foundations of Safety Therapist (Term Position)

Job Description: The Initial Response and Foundations of Safety Term 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 non-offending parents. In addition, this position will assist in providing …

Employment Opportunity: Office Manager

Avalon Sexual Assault Centre, a feminist non-profit community based women’s organization, is seeking to fill a position of Office Manager. The Office Manager assists the Executive Director for ensuring smooth operation of the centre by maintaining a full set of accounting records including financial statements for various accounts; and the provision of office management and secretarial/administrative support as required. Overview …