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Job Number:  57541
Support Worker - Sexual Assault Support Centre
Job Posted: Friday, 13 September 2019
Closing Date: Monday, 30 September 2019
(in 11 days)
Alma Mater Student Society of UBC Vancouver
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $20/ hr

The Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC) at UBC is part of the AMS, the Student Society of UBC Vancouver. Run by full time staff and students since 2002, the SASC has been committed to the education, support, and empowerment of people of all genders who are survivors of sexualized violence as well as their friends and family for 17 years. We serve UBC students, staff, faculty, and people with a connection to the UBC campus through various resources and services.


The SASC is looking to hire one (1) Support Worker to facilitate the necessary services needed on campus. This is a unionized position with CUPE 1936. The position is a temporary-part-time (22.5-30 hours per week) contract for a length of one year with an option to extend at the end of the term. The hourly pay rate for this position is $20.00. Vacation pay is paid in lieu of each pay cheque at a rate of 4%.


What do we offer?

  • Competitive compensation
  • Impact in your work
  • Meal discounts at any of our AMS-run food outlets

Your day-to-day as the Support Worker will look like something like this:

  • Provide crisis and emotional support and safety planning for survivors of violence
  • Provide legal, medical, and campus-related advocacy including hospital accompaniments for clients
  • Maintain up to date client files and other client administration up to date
  • Assist with the facilitation of support groups
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of support resources
  • Support a campus coordinated response to sexual assault and take part in case consultation meetings
  • Work in collaboration with other on and off campus resources to effectively support survivor’s needs
  • Attend staff meetings and supervisory meetings
  • Uphold the SASC’s standards of confidentiality and respect
  • Work collaboratively with all of the SASC staff and volunteers
  • Participates actively in the logistics and light housekeeping duties at the SASC
  • Other duties as assigned

The ideal Support Worker is someone who has:

  • Relevant post-secondary education and/or combination of training/education/experience
  • Specialized knowledge of sexual assault and trauma-informed care
  • Experience providing hospital accompaniment and legal advocacy
  • Well organized, flexible, self-motivated and ability to work and make decisions independently and collaboratively
  • Experience working with diverse communities is an asset
  • Experience working within an educational context, and/or within the UBC campus community is an asset
  • Knowledge and experience working from feminist/anti-oppressive perspectives
  • Follows confidentiality policies and procedures
  • Evening and weekend availability
  • Reports to the SASC Manager

The SASC provides support services to people of all genders and identities and operates from an intersectional and anti-oppressive approach. We view lived experience as expertise and consider it to be equally as valuable as academic and professional experience when reviewing applications. We strongly encourage candidates from marginalized communities and intersecting identities to apply, including Indigenous people, racialized/people of colour, poor and working class people and those on social assistance, people living with disabilities, and LGBT2QIA+ folk.




Please submit your resume and cover letter here: https://bit.ly/2kKeGYy


Application Deadline:  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


Thank you for your interest at the AMS. Due to the large volume of resumes we receive, we are only able to contact those we are interested in interviewing and cannot reply to inquiries regarding application status.


The AMS is an equal opportunity employer. For more information, please visit www.ams.ubc.ca. 

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit a resume and cover letter on the AMS jobs website here: https://bit.ly/2kKeGYy
Contact Details
Leslie Tulett
Alma Mater Student Society of UBC Vancouver
6133 University Boulevard
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1


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