Outreach Support Worker
Join our team as a Outreach Support Worker at SWAN!
SWAN Vancouver is a non-profit organization that operates on the stolen ancestral lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. We are also honoured to work in the territories of the QayQayt First Nation, Kwantlen, q̓íc̓əy̓ (Katzie), Semiahmoo, Tsawwassen First Nations, kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem) and Stó:lō Nation. Through frontline services and systemic advocacy, SWAN promotes the rights, health, and safety of im/migrant women who are engaged in indoor sex work. Centering safety, rights, self-determination, equity, and integrity, SWAN is an anti-racist, intersectional feminist organization that prioritizes the voices, lived realities, and needs of the im/migrant women we serve. All the women accessing SWAN’s services are racialized, and our service and work are strongly influenced by multiple and varied intersections that im/migrant women experience in their lives, including race, class, age, socioeconomic and immigration status, language, and ability. As an employer, we are committed to paying a Living Wage, fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace, and supporting the professional growth of our employees.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:
SWAN is looking for an Outreach Support Worker who is passionate about SWAN’s mission. Our ideal candidate is a collaborative and thoughtful individual who communicates clearly and honestly and brings their commitment to intersectional feminism and anti-racism into every aspect of their work.
SWAN recognizes that people from communities who experience structural marginalization and oppression (e.g., based on gender, ethnicity, citizenship/immigration status, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and involvement in sex work) may be less likely to apply. We strongly encourage you to apply if you have a passion for SWAN’s mission and meet the required qualifications and competencies. Applicants with lived experience in sex work, im/migration and/or the migrant work sector will be given preference. Please note that it is SWAN’s policy to never require disclosure of sex work experience.
As the Outreach Support Worker at SWAN, you will be central to SWAN’s Outreach efforts. Reporting to Outreach Coordinator, you will:
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HOW TO APPLY:
To be considered for the Outreach Support Worker position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter through Collage. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. We kindly ask that candidates do not call the SWAN office. We thank all candidates for their interest and time in applying to this position.
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