Program Lead of Provincial Services
Ending Violence Association of BC - Provincial Services

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About Ending Violence Association of BC

The Ending Violence Association of BC (EVA BC) is a dynamic, solutions-based provincial non-profit association that trains and supports close to 300 anti-violence programs and cross-sector initiatives across BC that respond to gender-based violence (GBV) including sexual and intimate partner violence.

The programs we support include BC’s Community-Based Victim Services (CBVS), Stopping the Violence Counselling (STVC), STV Outreach (STV ORS) and Multicultural Outreach (STV MORS), and Sexual Assault Services (SAS) as well as a number of cross-sectoral coordination initiatives and projects.

We wish to respectfully acknowledge that our office is located on the unceded, ancestral, and traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilw̓ətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Director of Provincial Services, the Program Lead is responsible for leading projects and initiatives under EVA BC’s Provincial Services stream that support anti-violence workers. This position will require project management, organizational and communication skills, as well as a high level of attention to detail. The position works with a variety of stakeholders including anti-violence workers, community partners, funders, and government. The Program Lead works independently as well as collaboratively with EVA BC staff on assigned projects and initiatives focused on gender-based violence, harassment and hate.

The Program Lead is a full-time position (35 hours per week).

About You

 The ideal candidate must have a strong interest in working collaboratively to end gender-based violence. They will have the ability to work from a survivor-centred, trauma-informed, intersectional, gender-inclusive, anti-oppressive perspective, informed by the ongoing impacts of colonization and a commitment to reconciliation. The position works in a fast-paced office environment with a provincial scope and many competing priorities.

Overview of Key Responsibilities

  • Lead projects and initiatives that support anti-violence workers in the programs under EVA BC’s provincial umbrella, including planning, budgeting, promotion, tracking, evaluating, and reporting to funders
  • Lead training projects, including identifying training needs; developing in-person and online training curricula and materials; working with subject matter experts and consultants; facilitating training; and evaluating training for continuous improvement
  • Lead the implementation of EVA BC’s training strategy to support the strategic priorities and goals of the organization
  • Contribute to the development of written resources, including guides, reports, and other EVA BC communications
  • Stay informed on issues, research, policy, and legislation that may affect or impact the programs under EVA BC’s provincial umbrella; stay informed of the issues EVA BC’s member programs are concerned with
  • Work with the Provincial Services team and assist in the development of funding proposals and EVA BC’s positions on legislation, policy, and program issues on an as needed basis
  • Represent EVA BC and the programs we serve on various committees created externally and act as an ambassador for issues concerning anti-violence workers and survivors of gender-based violence in BC
  • Take a teamwork approach to actively contribute to the overall work of EVA BC

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Works, at a minimum, at a bachelor’s level by way of degree or combination of experience and training
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience working in the anti-violence sector
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects and initiatives, ensuring project deliverables and timelines are achieved, in accordance with the project plan and budget
  • Strong understanding of gender-based violence (including sexual violence and intimate partner violence), harassment and hate
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the anti-violence sector and the diverse needs of survivors, anti-violence workers, and communities
  • Experience working directly with survivors of gender-based violence, communities impacted by gender-based violence, and/or community-based anti-violence workers and leaders an asset
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and an ability to communicate complex ideas effectively with a variety of audiences
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize information to inform the development of training, resources, and reports
  • Excellent skills relating to establishing and maintaining respectful and collaborative working relationships with all levels of staff as well as external stakeholders
  • Understanding of stakeholder, governance and public policy sectors that influence the gender-based violence sector
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible, be a collaborative team player, work independently, and show initiative and creativity

Additional Information

We strongly encourage applications from and prioritize hiring people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, including Indigenous people, racialized people, people with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ folks. We encourage, though do not require, folks of these identities to indicate this on their cover letter. Should you need any accommodations during the recruitment process, please let us know.

  • The salary range for this position is $56,657 – $66,958.
  • This position works primarily from the EVA BC office in Vancouver.


Why work with us? Please visit our website to learn about employee benefits.

We thank all applicants in advance. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Interested individuals are invited to forward their resume, and cover letter, outlining suitability for the position by 4:30pm PDT Monday, May 15 2023, to:

Hiring Committee
Ending Violence Association of BC
510 – 1155 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC  V6E 2P4

Email: with the subject line:
Program Lead of Provincial Services

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