The Islands Wellness Society is looking for a caring individual with a passion for, and knowledge about, supporting and increasing the safety of women and children in our communities.
The Outreach Worker will embark on community networking initiatives aimed at increasing the safety of women and children. The worker will develop and deliver culturally appropriate public education initiatives to raise awareness of the effects of violence against women; of violence prevention; and of services available to women who have experienced violence, abuse, or threats. The worker will provide support and assistance to women who have experienced violence and provide local transportation, when needed. The worker will also be responsible for maintaining the Community
Coordination for Women’s Safety committee. 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 and STV Outreach Worker). Preference