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Monday, August 14, 2017


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CEASE – www.ceasenow.org | Position: Coordinator, Victim Advocate Program | Terms: Full-time | Estimated Start Date: Preferred for mid-late September 2017 | Salary: Range of $46,000 - $52,000, commensurate with experience and education | Note: Competition closes September 1, 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

CEASE is a small charitable organization working in Edmonton to create options for those who experienced sexual exploitation and sex trafficking.  We are currently recruiting a full-time Coordinator for our Victim Advocate Program to assist victims of crime navigate the criminal justice system. Victim Advocates provide support, information and referrals to sexually exploited and trafficked persons affected by crime and trauma. They cooperate with Edmonton Police Service detectives to provide holistic service to clients and coordinate with the Crown Prosecution Office for court processes and witness support needs. Our program is called STAR – Support, Transition, Action, and Recovery. The Project STAR Victim Advocate Coordinator will provide case management, direct provision of service to victims of crime, office administration duties, report writing, education and public relations, volunteer recruitment, and supervision of paid/volunteer advocates. 

As the successful candidate, you have: an advanced knowledge and awareness of the impact of violence, sexual exploitation, human trafficking and the criminal justice system; excellent communication skills with the ability to convey compassion and respect to all service users; ability to work independently and as part of a team; ability to lead a team of Advocates; capacity for a flexible work schedule that fits both CEASE and service user needs; superior organization and prioritization skills; ability to demonstrate skillful experience in crisis situations and safety planning.

You bring to the position: a Bachelor or Masters degree in the Human Services field, Sociology/Criminology field and/ or equivalent combination of education & experience; the Alberta Solicitor General Certification Victim Advocate Training (70 hour on-line course) or able to complete the course quickly; competency with ACCESS databases, WORD, EXCEL and POWERPOINT. Training in First Aid, Suicide Intervention, human trafficking awareness, etc. are assets. Canadian citizen or landed immigrant status; Police Information Check. Travel: Reliable vehicle and valid class 5 driver’s license required. Travel required to client meetings, CEASE office, Edmonton Police stations, court house, hospitals, community agencies and occasional travel outside Edmonton. 

Term Position: 2.5 years as per current Solicitor General Victims of Crime Fund (VOCF) Grant period, with the possibility of extension pending another grant and positive performance appraisal.
Thank you to all who apply. Please submit your résumé in confidence to: admin@ceasenow.org

Tuesday, August 8, 2017


LONG FAMILY LAW GROUP LLP | Serving the City of Edmonton, including Sherwood Park, Fort Saskatchewan, Leduc, St. Albert and outlying areas. We provide a wide range of legal services, and we understand that every family situation is unique. Collaborative Family Law | Divorce & Common Law | Family Arbitration | Family Court | Mediation | Negotiation Training | Separation Agreements. Visit:  http://www.longfamilylaw.ca/

Friday, August 4, 2017


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CMHA-ER | Position: Tenant Support & Community Liaison Coordinator | Start Date: Immediately | Terms: Part-Time Permanent Position | Salary: $ 21,116.00 – $ 27,790.00 annually.  Closing Date: August 25, 2017.

The Tenant Support & Community Liaison Coordinator, (the Coordinator), is responsible for the coordination, implementation and evaluation of support services provided to CMHA-ER and community partner housing tenants. Additionally, the Coordinator acts as community liaison in accordance with the agency mandate and the program’s goals and objectives. The Coordinator is a member of the Housing Services Team. This position will appeal to a candidate who is seeking a part-time (18 hours per week) permanent position.

Qualifications: Graduate from a recognized post-secondary human services program and a minimum of three years of recent community mental health and case management experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered; Assessment, interviewing, and supportive counselling skills; Knowledge of service coordination and psychosocial rehabilitation practice; Able to work with a high degree of independence; Must be willing to work flexible hours; Have ready access to a reliable vehicle and carry supplementary insurance; Registration with professional body if applicable (i.e. ACSW).

Visit: www.edmonton.cmha.ca to review the full job description. TO APPLY: Email résumé & cover letter in confidence to: main@cmha-edmonton.ab.ca