Community Support and Outreach Program Supervisor

Embrave: Agency to End Violence (formerly known as Interim Place) wants to hear from you! We embrace brave, inspire bravery, create systemic change to end gender-based violence in our community. We are a non-profit organization that provides shelter, counselling, and advocacy supports for women, two-spirit, genderqueer, trans and non-binary folks and their children impacted by gender-based violence. We amplify the voices of survivors, educate the community, and inspire systemic change to create a society free of violence. 

We are looking for 1 Full-Time Community Support and Outreach Program Supervisor to join Embrave’ s team. We are looking for a creative leader with a strong background in gender-based violence and sexual violence work.

They will have an interest in developing staff teams using innovate strategies and engaging staff to ensure service excellence. The Program Supervisor works in collaboration with other Program Supervisors and with the direction from the Manager of Programs and Services to ensure effective client service delivery, documentation, staff scheduling, labour relations and health and safety for the shelter and folks Embrave serves.

They will also be responsible for supervising the outreach staff and ensuring an effective and coordinated response of support, counselling and advocacy for women, two-spirit, genderqueer, trans and non-binary folks who have experienced violence and their children in the community. They will oversee the Sexual Violence Support Program, Central Intake Line, implement new programming and ensure effective evaluation of all programs. They will also act as the liaison with our referral agencies. As a member of the management team, they will contribute to the planning and achievement of long-term agency goals and objectives

About You

  • University or college education in a related field, such as Indigenous Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Sociology, Assaulted Women’s and Children’s Program, Early Childhood, Human Rights, Social Justice, or the equivalent in education and extensive experience. •
  • Commitment to an in-depth knowledge of Social Justice, Critical Race Feminism, Anti-Oppression, Anti-Black Racism, AntiColonial, and Harm Reduction framework.
  • Understanding Gender Based Violence (GBV) as a complex social problem and the intersectionality of sexism, racism, classism, colonialism, homophobia, transphobia, islamophobia, sanism, etc. on clients’ and their children’s lived experiences of violence. •
  • Knowledge and understanding of the systemic barriers experienced by clients and their intersectionality of oppressions i.e., Social Housing Reform Act; Mental Health Act; Landlord Tenant Act; O.W. Act, ODSP Act, etc.
  • Experience working with clients in areas such as poverty, violence, and homelessness.
  • Demonstrated experience supervising staff and ability to mobilize and sustain a positive team environment.
  • Ability to train, motivate, and recognize team members’ professional needs.
  • Experience working in Unionized environments.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, organization, and time management skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Preference will be given to a person who identifies as an Indigenous person.
  • ASL is an asset. • G License and access to vehicle is required

Hours of Work: 37.5 hrs. per week. Shifts from Mondays to Fridays: 9:30am -5:00pm. As needed, this may include on-call coverage. 

Salary Range: $63,976.26 – $69,444.31

Embrave: Agency to End Violence is committed to the development of an organization that reflects the communities it serves. We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including:

  • First Nations, Métis or Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples. 
  • Members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion, and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin. 
  • Persons of marginalized sexual orientations. 
  • Persons with visible and/or invisible disabilities. 
  • Survivors of the psychiatric system/consumer survivors. 
  • Two-Spirit, genderqueer, trans and non-binary people. 

To Apply:

Please send a letter to application and current resume to Embrave: Agency to End Violence by June 6th 2022, utilizing the Charity Village platform. Please include in your cover letter the position that you are applying for.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

We will provide employment accommodation (i.e., an accessible location, technical aids, accommodation during the interview, rescheduling of interviews that fall on religious holidays, etc.) if we are advised of an applicant’s needs in advance of any part of the selection process. 

Date of Posting: May 27, 2022 

Deadline: June 6, 2022 

Full-Time Permanent

Date of Posting

May 27, 2022

Application Deadline

June 6, 2022