Employment Opportunity: Anti-Human Trafficking Women’s Coordinator
Application deadline: May 26, 2022
Hours: 37.5 hours weekly
Start date: Immediately
Contract position until March 31st, 2023
The Anti-Human Trafficking (AHT) Women’s Coordinator is tasked with developing and implementing the women’s programming, through an anti-human trafficking lens at the FCJ Refugee Centre. This work directly involves participation and coordination of the Migrant Women’s Counter Human Trafficking Alliance.
The Migrant Women’s Counter Human Trafficking Alliance approaches women through a peer led model to provide them with holistic information and access to wrap around supports. This enhanced access to knowledge will equip women with the tools they need to make informed decisions about their lives and futures. These efforts will work to circumvent emerging international cases of human trafficking for the intent of labour and sex exploitation within Canada.
The program connects women to safe housing and offers a safe space for these vulnerable women to share their experiences in a nonjudgmental and supportive environment while also providing critical information through workshops, materials, information sessions and open discussions, and the collaborative creation of best practices.
- Develop and lead the Migrant Women’s Counter Human Trafficking Alliance program.
- Provide ongoing case management with holistic approach connecting at-risk women and survivors of human trafficking to specialized services, working on immigration applications, providing settlement services including access to safe housing and health and advocacy.
- Provide access to resources through information and guidance to program participants on their rights as migrant women, as well as labour rights as they related to exploited women, at-risk women and survivors of human trafficking.
- Conduct outreach to partner organizations, service providers, shelters and other spaces where women migrants are present such as the hospitality industry, cleaning services, factory workers, and hotels.
- Organize and facilitate 2 steering committees- The first with women with lived-experience, conducting monthly meetings. The second with community organizations, having meetings every 3 months.
- Organize and facilitate capacity building sessions for migrant women and for front-line workers and service providers.
- Organize and facilitate weekly community building and social connection sessions who are at-risk and survivors of human trafficking.
- Maintain accurate and up-to-date client records.
- Collaborate with the Anti-Human trafficking team and Women’s Programs in writing program tool-kits, reports (including program/service evaluations), and collaborate in the creation of advocacy letters, pamphlets, posters and other promotional material which contributes to advocacy work.
- Contribute to creating awareness and community building capacity through participating in meetings, representing FCJ in coalitions such CCR, TCHTN among others, and attending training for stake holder organizations and partners, informing on possible different types of issues which affect migrant women (including human trafficking).
- Adhere to organization policies including confidentiality, reporting and anti-oppression.
- Second language capabilities an asset.
- Results oriented, highly motivated, and able to work effectively independently or within a team setting.
- Previous experience writing evaluations, reports and/or tool-kits is required.
- Experience in working with newcomer women (immigrant, refugee, or non-status), and providing individual and group supports to marginalized women.
- Knowledgeable about community resources.
- Strong community engagement skills for program development and delivery is required.
- Experience working from an intersectional and anti-oppression based framework is required.
- Adept in public speaking with experience in facilitating workshops, meetings and information sessions.
- Knowledgeable in media production such as podcasts, videos, and technological expertise in Zoom, Go To Meeting and social media, considered an asset
- Lived experience with human trafficking and/or migration will be recognized.
Must be willing and able to work in a flexible environment, and collaborate with other program areas as needed.
- Must be able to adapt a flexible work arrangement which may include a combination of virtual remote work from home and work in office arrangements. This will be based on organization and program needs as determined by supervisor.
As an employer who values diversity in its workforce, we encourage candidates to self-identify as members of the following designated groups: women, visible minority, aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities.
Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and résumé by email only (in word format) by May 26, 2022, 5pm, to: Loly Rico, via email email@example.com
We thank all applicants; however, due to the volume of applicants, only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
To learn more about FCJ Refugee Centre please visit our website at: www.fcjrefugeecentre.org.