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OrganizationChinook Sexual Assault Centre
Position System Navigation and Education Specialist
Description System Navigation and Education Specialist – provide trauma informed crisis intervention, information, support, advocacy and referrals for adults and children accessing our services. The role calls for compassionate, dynamic and flexible individuals who can work both independently and within a multi-disciplinary team. Other duties include promoting awareness and competence through engaging and professional facilitation of prevention curricula, offsite outreach to potential prevention partners, and facilitation of prevention programs in a wide range of community settings throughout Southwestern Alberta.
Responsibilities • Understands and delivers services through a trauma informed lens.
• Cultural sensitivity and foundational competence in addressing needs of diverse populations.
• Excellent 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.
• Knowledge and experience in crisis and suicide intervention; group work.
• Extensive knowledge of community resources in Southwestern Alberta.
• Experienced in provision of sexual violence services or crisis services, criminal justice service, collaboration and community development.
• Talented in researching issues, prioritizing and managing multiple work tasks and deadlines.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule inclusive of evenings and occasional weekends.
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as required
Qualifications • Strong personal reflection, critical thinking, and problem-solving
skills.
• Able to engage in active listening and provide / accept constructive
feedback.
• Approachable, accessible, and facilitates cooperation.
• Creative, positive and innovative team player while openly showing and
communicating initiatives.
• Adaptable to working in ever changing work environment.
• The ability to maintain an ethical stance and professional demeanor while leaning into human and personal discomfort.
• Resourceful and results orientated.
• Works from a learner's mind, openly seeking feedback and assistance to
ensure individual, those served, and team well-being
• Related human services degree and experience.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office software, client management databases
and other technology systems.
• Clear Vulnerable Persons Check and CYM Required
• Ability to speak another language an asset.
Benefits Start is $21.60 per hour (37.5 hours per week) plus benefits,3 weeks accrued vacation. Following completion of successful 3-month probation period rate is increased to $23.00 per hour.
Contact Information:
Kristine Cassie
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DR. FOSTER JAMES PENNY BUILDING
324 5TH STREET SOUTH
LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA
T1J 2B5
PHONE: 403-332-4320
FAX: 403-332-4321

 

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