Job Posting 62470

Coordinator
Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres (OCRCC)
WORK FROM HOME (Telecommute), Ontario - Ontario Residents only
closes in 33 days (Mon, 29 Jun)
full time - term / contract  •  $35/hour

Job Posting

Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres (OCRCC)

 

Title: OCRCC Coordinator

Terms: 35 Hours per week/ $35 per hour – 18 month contract (commencing September 2020 – March 2022, with possibility of renewal)

Accountability: OCRCC Executive Committee

 

Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres (OCRCC) seeks a qualified full-time coordinator to support communications with our membership of 29 sexual assault centres in Ontario, and support the delivery of activities in our four-year capacity-building project. All aspects of the position are performed from an integrated anti-oppression, anti-racist feminist perspective and are in keeping with the goals, objectives and policies of OCRCC.

 

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate familiarity with and competency in knowledge of sexual violence and other violence against women organizations.
  • Require knowledge of gender-based analysis, as well as an intersectional, anti-oppression and anti-racist analysis.
  • Need short and long-term project management experience.
  • Work with diverse staff and allies; need experience with community-based collaboration and partnerships.
  • Requires event planning experience and administrative skills, such as meeting planning and note-taking. Experience in organizational administration is an asset.
  • Demonstrate ability to deliver on the objectives of a project and familiarity with the work of the Coalition.
  • Familiarity with and experience using various technological tools (such as Zoom, Microsoft Office and G-Suite), and managing social media accounts on various platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Linked-In).

 

Responsibilities:

  • To support communications with our membership of 29 sexual assault centres in Ontario, including by managing the coalition’s list-serves and social media accounts.
  • Administer technological accounts managed by the OCRCC, and provide basic technological support to member centres.
  • To proactively coordinate the delivery of activities in our four-year capacity-building project.
  • In compliance with the project funders’ provisions and agreements with OCRCC, to monitor, support the implementation of, and complete reports related to the WGE project with supervision.
  • To provide regular updates on WGE project activities to OCRCC members, including continuation of AR/AO and GBA+ Analysis coordination.
  • To monitor news, government policy and announcements as they pertain to sexual violence and the violence against women sector.
  • To engage in coalition-building and partnering with other stakeholders and allies, particularly when appropriate to advancing OCRCC’s social justice work.
  • Engage in coalition-building with other stakeholders and allies, particularly those groups working with marginalized, exploited and isolated populations of survivors.
  • To develop and maintain strategic contacts with stakeholders and allies within the sexual violence and the violence against women sector.
  • To represent OCRCC at conferences, events and advisory committees of our allies
  • To lead ad-hoc and working sub-committees of the Coalition, and facilitate timely membership engagement in issues addressed by sub-committees.
  • To respond to email contacts and requests that come to the organization through the OCRCC website, including providing contacts from survivors of sexual violence with timely response and referral to their local support options.
  • To provide membership meeting preparatory support ahead of OCRCC’s three annual in-person meetings, with input and support from Executive members.
  • To provide Annual General Meeting preparatory support ahead of OCRCC’s annual general meeting (October), with input and support from Executive members.
  • To provide administrative support at all in-person and virtual membership meetings (note-taking, laptop and PowerPoint projector set-up, etc; ensuring accessible sound in meetings)
  • To schedule and facilitate additional remote membership and committee meetings as needed.
  • Support the Writer and Advocate in connecting with the media, community partners and government representatives as needed, and in advocating for the needs and interests of survivors and of community based sexual assault centres.
  • Some travel will be required in this position (approved travel is reimbursed by OCRCC).

 

About Us & WGE Project

The Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres (OCRCC) works toward the prevention and eradication of sexual assault.  Our membership includes sexual assault centres from across of Ontario, offering counselling, information and support services to survivors of sexual violence. The first rape crisis centre in Ontario opened in 1974[1], driven by an identified need for more comprehensive and socially-contextualized support to survivor-victims. Today, services include 24-hour crisis counselling; accompaniment to the hospital, court and/or police station; advocacy for victims and referrals; face to face counselling; outreach support including diversity work; information and support for partners, families and friends of survivors; and public education on sexual violence[2].

 

Funded by the Department for Women and Gender Equality (WGE), our four-year Fostering Capacity in Sexual Assault Centres in the #MeToo Era Project will see OCRCC focus its energies and membership engagement on the current climate facing sexual assault centres. OCRCC will aim to foster:

  • Improved organizational financial health
  • A strategic planning process
  • Advocacy
  • Our Gender-based Analysis + policies and practices.

 

Initiatives funded under the WGE capacity-building stream will “contribute to a viable women’s movement in Canada to advance gender equality”, “increase organizational capacity and help organizations work collectively to address gender equality issues”[3].

 

Application Contact & Deadline

Deadline for applications is: June 29th at 10am

Send your cover letter, CV and references to

 

[1] Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres. About OCRCC. Online: https://sexualassaultsupport.ca/about-ocrcc/

[2] Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres. Find Support. Online: https://sexualassaultsupport.ca/support/

[3] Status of Women Canada (now Department for Women and Gender Equality). Capacity Building Call for Proposals. Online: https://cfc-swc.gc.ca/fun-fin/cfp-adp/2018-1/index-en.html

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