Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA)
We are expanding our team! The Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA) is hiring a Project Manager for a project focused on enhancing support for older women who experience gender-based violence.
Length of contract: one-year contract, renewable over the course of the 5-year project
Hours per week: 32
Compensation: $62,000/year for 32hrs/week
Start date: As soon as possible
ABOUT THE PROJECT
The CNPEA is starting work on a new project (funded by Women and Gender Equality Canada). The project will aim to develop promising practices for front-line workers to better address the needs of older women experiencing gender-based violence. This multi-year project involves a collaboration with other national and provincial organizations.
The Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA) exists to connect individuals and organizations, foster the exchange of reliable information and advance program and policy development on issues related to preventing the abuse of older adults. CNPEA operates at a national level and is supported by individual and organizational members who are leaders in aging, research, healthcare, and elder abuse prevention and response. The goals of CNPEA are to:
The successful candidate will be a dynamic, warm, and organized person who enjoys engaging with a wide array of professionals, learning about people’s experiences, and assuming responsibility for the day-to-day management of the project.
The Project Manager is responsible for initiating/closing the project; implementing the work plan; ensuring that the CNPEA team and external consultants meet project milestones and deliverables; managing budgets, problem-solving, and reporting.
This project is led by CNPEA, with primary partner the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE), and a wide array of partners including: DisAbled Women’s Network of Canada (DAWN), EGALE Canada, Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario (EAPO), Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC), Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses (OAITH), Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) and Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes (AOcVF).
Education and experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Reporting and Schedule
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Deadline to apply: Friday, October 22 at 4 PM Eastern Time.
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