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Safe Home Project Liaison

YWCA NWT
Published
July 10, 2022
Location
Yellowknife, NT
Category
Job Type
Base Salary
35.32

Description

This is a one (1) year Part-time (term) working 25-30 hours weekly.

This project will be launched in three communities that do not have existing family violence shelter for women in the NWT. The Project Consultant/Liaison will work with the Executive Director, Consultant partners, and other YWCA NWT staff to advance the project. Safe Home is a multi-year project that requires regular reporting, financial oversight and careful attention in meeting expected project milestones and timelines.

Send resume and cover letter to ed@ywcanwt.ca.

Position can be located anywhere in the Northwest Territories.

Duties

Establish and Maintain Partnerships

  • Advisory Committee representative of the NWT
  • Establish regular meetings
  • Prepare meeting agendas and notes
  • Continue to develop and inform committee

Perform outreach to 3 selected regions (Tlicho, Dehcho, Sahtu).

  • Solicit meetings with community leaders, governing bodies, Indigenous governments/Chiefs, Elders, key staff in health and social service programs to determine needs, investigate available services/resources and assess community readiness
  • Consultations and informal gatherings with survivors of family violence and/or women helpers/informants to determine promising practices, opportunities, needs and potential risks/threats
  • Education re: Family Violence and Survivor input for program design and implementation
  • Identify and propose hiring or organizing for prospective community level project leads or committees
  • Travel to the selected communities to help foster the work

Note: Travel and per diem expenses will be reimbursed as per the YWCA NWT Personnel Policies for staff development and training.

Assist partnering consultant firm in their process of creating a developmental evaluation.

  • This will include informing consultants about community relationships and helping them in their process to create a developmental style evaluation for the project.

Prepare yearly Progress Reports for WAGE Canada and inform WAGE liaison of the status of the project.

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