Job Posting 71698

Street Market Coordinator
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver
closes in 6 days (Fri, 25 Jun)
full time - term / contract  •  $24.23 per hour

About DEWC

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. 

 

The Opportunity

The Street Market Co-coordinator will develop, implement and facilitate a Women’s Street Market in the downtown eastside of Vancouver that meets the needs of both Peer and Vendor participants. She will ensure all aspects of the recruitment, orientation, training, and scheduling of Peers and Vendors for this four month project. Reporting directly to the Program Development Manager; the Women’s Street Market Coordinator will work in collaboration with community partners to facilitate a safe, accessible and supportive space for women in the DTES to work.  She will work from a feminist perspective and within an anti-oppression framework.

 

About You

  • You have at least 3 years experience working with low-income women, at least 2 years in a women serving or inner-city drop-in environment
  • You will promote and articulate the mission, mandate, philosophy, and values of the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
  • You are knowledgeable of the issues impacting women in the dtes, including gender based violence, mental health, homelessness, and addictions with an understanding of trauma-informed care responses.
  • Skilled in program facilitation and development, and working in partnership with allied service providers.
  • You have efficient organizational skills including record keeping, scheduling, and problem-solving abilities
  • You have or will obtain a First-Aid certification and NVCI

 

 Benefits of Joining the DEWC Team

 

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.

Other perks:  Employee loan program; Regular staff development days; DEWC employees are considered first for any open positions.

 

POSITION DETAILS: 

  • Start Date: ASAP/ Temporary, Full-Time, 35 hours per week / Tues–Fri, Flex Sat Schedule
  • Union (BCGEU) - $24.23 per hour
  • Location –  DEWC Drop-In Centre, 302 Columbia St. Vancouver
  • Closing Date: Internal – June 3, 2021 / External – June 10, 2021

Submit cover letter and resume to:  Market Coordinator Hiring Committee ID MC21-001

via email  

 

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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