Child Life Specialist (Part-Time)

We are looking for 2 part-time Child Life Specialists (0.5 FTE each).

The Child Life Specialist is responsible for preparing and supporting children and their families who come to the CAC for interviews, exams or treatment; and for ensuring the Child Space is a safe, welcoming and child-friendly environment.  The Child Life Specialist works with the children by utilizing trauma-informed care, and developmentally appropriate methods and therapeutic techniques to help minimize the potential stress and trauma they may experience as a result of their abuse.

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Evaluation Coordinator

The Evaluation Coordinator is responsible for taking the lead role in planning, designing, implementing, and communicating the evaluation and performance monitoring of programs and strategic initiatives within the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre (SKCAC). This will include working collaboratively, facilitating negotiations with stakeholders, leadership, and staff throughout all phases of complex multidisciplinary evaluations, as well as providing support to leadership in relation to strategic reporting and data driven decision-making.

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Volunteer Coordinator (Part-Time)

Recognizing the importance of volunteers to the organization, the Volunteer Coordinator will build and develop the volunteer program at the SKCAC, as well as lead the day-to-day coordination and administration of the program.

The Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for managing all elements of volunteering within the organization and providing ongoing support to volunteers. The role involves assessing the volunteer needs of the organization; supporting SKCAC programs and events through the placement of volunteers; engaging the local community to promote volunteer opportunities; recruiting, managing, and retaining volunteers; and ensuring that volunteers maintain the same high standards of service excellence the SKCAC provides.

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Dog Handler & Court Support Facilitator

Recognizing the heavy toll abuse takes on children, youth and families, the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre (SKCAC) offers wraparound services to ease stress and minimize system-induced trauma; this includes incorporating specially trained facility dogs to help provide emotional comfort and support to children and families as they attend court or prepare for court proceedings.

The Court Support Facilitator fills a unique role at the CAC. The responsibilities are two fold. First, this position is responsible for being the primary handler for Webster, one of our facility dogs, and overseeing his care, schedule, safety and well-being. Secondly, this position works with Webster to provide comfort and support to children, youth and families referred to the CAC.

All the necessary training required to be a primary dog handler will be provided by the CAC.

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Victim Support Coordinator (12-month contract – mat leave)

This is a 12-month maternity leave contract position. The Victim Support Coordinator is responsible for the delivery of the Victim Support Program to children, youth and families referred through the Sheldon Kennedy CAC. Working under the direction of the Manager of Programs, the Coordinator is responsible for operationalizing the strategic direction, organization and management of the Victim Support Program and also supports both CAC volunteers and families.

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