Job Posting 77848

Boys Mentorship Coordinator
Sanare Centre
Southern Alberta
108 - 640 3rd Street SE, Medicine Hat, AB
closes in 9 days (Wed, 15 Dec)
full time

Sanare Centre (formerly the Southeastern Alberta Sexual Assault Response Committee) is a service provider
in our community that supports healing for sexual abuse victims and for children experiencing traumatic
circumstances through our Child Advocacy Centre. Sanare Centre also provides preventative education
programs in the community that support gender equity, transform harmful social norms and attitudes, and
combat gender-based violence.

No one who experiences sexual, domestic, or personal trauma should ever feel alone. We bring trauma
survivors and supports together in the spirit of healing. We aim to make communities safer and more
resilient through education, advocacy and calls to action. Our work helps Albertans in our community to
understand and address the real impacts of social, sexual and domestic trauma, and to break the trauma
cycle.

We are looking for one remarkable Boys Mentorship Coordinator who is a team player, shows initiative, is
friendly, fun, highly organized, creative, likes to get things done and knows when to relax. Reporting to the
Executive Director, the Boys Mentorship Coordinator is responsible for implementing a gender-transformative
Boys Leadership program in the community serving middle and high-school aged boys. The
Coordinator will guide and support Sanare’s male community volunteer mentors, building community
champions to role model healthier masculinities, challenge harmful norms and attitudes, and cultivate next
generation leaders. Sanare will support and build capacity of the Coordinator through applicable trainings
pertaining to specific knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the position.

Responsibilities include:
• Manage, coordinate and backbone the mentor and advisory group volunteers
• Assist with recruiting additional program volunteers, as needed
• Deliver mentor training of the Boys Leadership program through a gender-transformative lens
• Provide leadership, guidance, and consultative services to mentors
• Develop and maintain relationships with schools, community organizations and social service areas
• In partnership with the Community Educator, coordinate Pints with the Pack events.
• Coordinate and collaborate with various community groups and individuals in developing relevant
social justice and positive masculinity campaigns
• Inspire, nurture and support others to have critical conversations surrounding social injustices
• Be a strong voice in the community igniting and uniting partners for community change
• Work with provincial partners to keep informed on trends and innovative material and strategies
relevant to southeastern Alberta
• Administrate the creation and publishing of relevant, original, high quality social media content
• Administer pre-established program measurements to monitor outcomes
• Keep the Executive Director informed with timely, detailed, and accurate reports

Skills:
• Passionate about positive masculinities, healthy relationships, and gender equity
• Enthusiastic about the wellbeing of boys and nonbinary youth
• Familiarity with gender-based violence and gender norms
• Experience in rural/small urban environments
• Create safe, inclusive spaces
• Approachable, accessible, and facilitate cooperation
• Demonstrates compassion through non-judgemental words and actions
• Skilled at conflict resolution
• Ability to challenge gender norms and attitudes
• Skilled at igniting dialogue and provoking self-reflection and contemplation of harmful societal
attitudes and norms
• Engage in active listening and provide/accept constructive feedback
• Excellent and proven servant leadership, communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
• Ability to interact positively and professionally with both lay members of the community and
professionals from a wide range of sectors
• Cultural sensitivity and competence in addressing needs of diverse populations
• Knowledge and experience with social media
• Proficient in Microsoft Office software

Education & Experience:
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a human service discipline with two years related work
experience
• Training in equity, diversity, and inclusion
• Experience in the provision of mentorship services and programs
• Experience with training volunteers
• Experience with boys’ community groups such as sports, volunteer, or youth groups
*A combination of relevant education and experience may be considered.

Other Requirements:
• Ability to work a flexible schedule inclusive of evenings and weekends
• Have reliable transportation and ability to travel to rural communities in Southeastern Alberta
• A satisfactory Criminal Records Check and Child/Youth Check.

If you are dynamic, results orientated, and love working in a supportive, innovative, ever-changing
environment this may be the right opportunity for you.

Closing date: Until suitable candidate is found.
To apply, submit Cover Letter and Resume to .
Thank you in advance for applying; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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