The Islands Wellness Society is looking for a caring individual with a passion for, and knowledge about, supporting victims and their families in our communities though the criminal justice system.
The VAP Coordinator works to lessen the impact of crime and trauma on victims and their families, thereby assisting in their recovery. The coordinator will strive to increase victim safety and to help reduce the risk of further victimization; to increase the level of participation and sense of empowerment for victims throughout their participation in the criminal justice system; and to increase the effectiveness of a victim while acting as a witness in court proceedings. These services will be provided to all victims of all types of crime who may or may not have reported the crime to police or be involved with the criminal justice system. The program serves southern Haida Gwaii (Daajing Giids, HlGaagilda Skidegate, Tllal Tlell, and Kil Kun Sandspit).
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
Full job description available upon request.
About the Islands Wellness Society
The Islands Wellness Society (IWS) is an inclusive community-based agency that provides a variety of services in a safe and supportive environment. IWS respectfully acknowledges that we are located on the unceded and traditional territory of the Haida Nation. Our services endeavour to promote empowerment, overcome trauma, address violence, promote equality and enrich the lives of children and families on Haida Gwaii.
Please forward your cover letter and resume to Shani Sparrow at email@example.com by August 2nd, 2023 at 5pm. If you have any questions, please email the above address.
Please note that IWS is currently hiring for two related part time positions (Community Based Victim Assistance Program (VAP) Coordinator and Stop the Violence (STV) Outreach Worker). Preference will be given to qualified candidates interested in taking on both roles.