Job Posting 100398

Prevention Team Lead
Sagesse Domestic Violence Prevention Society
Work From Home - Alberta
closed 5 days ago (Fri, 12 Apr)
full time  •  $70,000 - $83,000 per year
  • 37.5 hours per week (9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
  • $70,000 - $83,000 annual compensation
  • Hybrid work environment (remote with in-person meetings in Calgary)
  • Apply by April 12, 2024

The Opportunity

Are you interested in leading a team dedicated to disrupting structures of domestic abuse through intervention support and programs?  Then you should consider joining Sagesse as our new Prevention Team Lead. The Prevention Team lead oversees delivery and evaluation of all Prevention Services programs. The successful candidate is a dependable self-starter who can juggle multiple tasks, thrives in an innovative environment, and demonstrates versatility as part of a dynamic team.

About Sagesse

For more than 30 years, Sagesse has empowered individuals, organizations and communities to disrupt structures of abuse by curating environments to heal and develop skills to lead safe, healthy lives. With innovation as our programming cornerstone, we work for anyone who has experienced domestic abuse, including people who are at risk of being abused, informally support others, or are involved in sex work.  

We work in communities across Alberta, either directly providing services or partnering with agencies to deliver programs on our behalf. This work includes:

  • Peer support groups and mentorship for people who have experienced domestic abuse, are at risk of being abused, or are involved in sex work.
  • Capacity-building workshops about the experience of domestic abuse within 2SLGBTQ+ communities.
  • Education of informal support networks about how to recognize domestic abuse, respond (based on the situation), and refer to the appropriate supports.
  • The backbone agency for IMPACT, a provincial collective impact initiative.
  • Our social enterprise arm, ByDesign, is a hub of knowledge, experience, and innovation with an aim to disrupt norms, dispel disbelief, and deepen societal impact.

Our philosophy is to engage in curious, fierce conversations and collaborations and we see this as a path to ending domestic abuse.


  • Degree in social sciences or social work.
  • Five or more years of experience in roles focused on social or systems change.
  • Five or more years of experience in leading high-performance teams.


Program Delivery and Evaluation 

  • Lead the delivery of Prevention Services programs, including collective impact initiatives and capacity building programs.
  • Oversee the ongoing health of collective impact initiatives and Sagesse’s relationship with member organizations.
  • Oversee the ongoing health of our capacity building partners and client base. 
  • Work cooperatively with Sagesse’s Innovation team to assure the implementation of new research and activities impacting Prevention Services.  
  • Work cooperatively with Sagesse’s valuation and prevention staff to evaluate all Prevention Services programs. 

Supervision and Leadership 

  • Supervise all Prevention Services staff, including assuring performance management, project management and technical management, as well as providing feedback, coaching, supervision, technical leadership and fostering teamwork.
  • To participate in the overall leadership and cultural maturation of the organization.
  • Monitor, assess and report on Prevention Services’ staff performance. 
  • Participate in Sagesse's leadership conversations to guide the evolution of our culture and achievement of our strategic plan.

Community Development and Collaboration

  • To lead and participate in community development and collective impact activities aimed at eradicating domestic abuse and sexual violence. 
  • Build strong relationships with system actors, including community, government and funders, to address systemic barriers, create systems change and promote Sagesse's programs and positions. 

Program Administration 

  • Oversee program filing systems. 
  • Report on monthly activities and statistics.
  • Provide information, as necessary, for the development of funding proposals and reports. 

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