Transition House Program Coordinator

Location – Burns Lake

(Permanent Part Time)

Purpose: This position is in Burns Lake at Eagle’s Nest, our 6 bed transition house facility. The Coordinator will organize the day to day operations of the Burns Lake Transition House and will ensure the house operates in a professional and efficient manner with attention to a feminist approach, confidentiality, and in compliance with the policies and procedures of the organization. The house coordinator will also provide ongoing leadership and mentoring to the Eagle’s Nest staff.

Required Education, Training and Experience:

  • A minimum of a diploma in Human/Social Services or related field
  • At least (3) three years’ recent related work experience, working within a feminist framework
  • Experience in the community  social services sector and in  the criminal justice systems and community based programs

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge about the dynamics of abuse, sexual assault, historical sexual abuse, criminal harassment and cultural diversity
  • Strong ability to compile statistics and records management data, policies and procedures
  • Strong ability to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate a high degree of professional boundaries
  • Recruitment and supervisory skills including coaching and conducting performance evaluations in conjunction with the program manager
  • Good knowledge of other community services and resources and ability to provide appropriate referrals
  • Knowledge and experience working with individuals facing multiple barriers
  • Ability to work with diverse clientele and staff
  • Ability to engage in public education to raise awareness of physical or sexual assault and/or abuse.
  • Ability to develop community relationships and liaise with community service agencies
  • Proficient computer literacy including database programs and strong record keeping skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s license and use of own vehicle for transportation if required

Salary Range:

$25.54 – $29.73 (collective agreement)

Work Schedule: (Alternates)

Mon – Wed – 9:30 am – 3:30 pm week 1

Thurs – 11:30 am – 7:00 pm week 1

Tues – Thurs  – 9:00 am – 3:30 pm week 2

Fri – 11:30 am – 7:00 pm week 2

Anticipated Start Date:

Immediately

To Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to Tamara Bjorgan,

Women’s Services Manager

in person or by email: tamara@pgefry.bc.ca

Elizabeth Fry Society

PO Box 316

Burns Lake, BC, V0J 1E0

(250) 692-7566

This is a Union position.