The Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre exists to support and empower women and children living in extreme poverty in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver. High levels of violence, homelessness, addictions and poverty characterize this community where women and children are particularly vulnerable to exploitation, injustice and injury. Through the Drop-In Centre and Emergency Night Shelter, we provide practical support to over 500 women and children daily to survive the conditions of ill health and violence that surround them.
Reporting to the Specialized Services Manager, the Specialized Services Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the specialized services program through effective planning, coordinating, scheduling, supervising, and directing program employees. She will ensure specialized services meet the funding contract requirements as well as the philosophy, mission and mandate of the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre. The Specialized Services Supervisor will work in collaboration with other DEWC staff to promote integrated services to women. She will work from a feminist perspective and within an anti-oppression framework.
Benefits of Joining the DEWC Team
Healthcare: extended health includes dental, vision, prescription medications, select alternative therapies, EAP life insurance and long-term disability.
Vacation & Leave: Vacation at 6% in the first year and 8% after. Sick leave credit Access to other special leaves to handle family or personal situations.
For your Retirement: Enrolled in the Municipal Pension Plan with a matching contribution from DEWC.
Other perks: Compressed work schedule, employee loan program; Regular staff development days; DEWC employees are considered first for any open positions.
Submit cover letter and resume to: Specialized Services Hiring Committee ID SS20-001
For full job description visit: www.dewc.ca/career
Indigenous women and women of colour are strongly encouraged to apply / Additional languages spoken an asset.
**While we thank all applicants for their interests, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted**
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