Chinese Canadian National Council, Toronto Chapter
Position Type: Contract - Part Time Date Ad Posted: 8/23/2006
Job Region: ON - Metro Toronto Area Application Deadline: 9/8/2006
The Chinese Canadian National Council Toronto Chapter is non-profit organization of Chinese Canadians in Toronto that promotes equity, social justice and inclusive civic participation by conducting activities in the areas of public education, systemic advocacy, community development and coalition building as well as providing assistance to individuals facing discrimination.
After a successful first year, we are seeking a Project Coordinator for the second year of our “Women Ambassadors” project. The Project Coordinator will work closely with the Board, community agency partners, and project participants to address the issue of domestic violence within the Chinese Canadian community.
To prepare and conduct capacity building workshops for project participants identified by “WAs” Women Ambassadors (Chinese Canadian women victims of domestic violence)
To liaise with other community based agencies providing crisis counseling and referral service for assaulted and/or abused women
To maintain the website content developed by the WAs on domestic violence information targeted to the Chinese community
To assist the production of a video on domestic violence based on the true stories of the WAs to be used for community education purposes
To host a video launch event to share the stories of the WAs and other Chinese Canadian women victims of abuse with the Chinese Canadian community in an effort to bring the issue of domestic violence and prevention to the forefront
Undergraduate degree from a recognized university in health, social science, adult education, or a combination of Social Work or Social Services diploma/degree
Excellent English and Chinese (Mandarin) verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and self-management skills to work effectively with clients, co-workers, and community services agencies
Excellent group facilitation skills
Thorough knowledge of issues related to domestic violence, physical and emotional abuse, trauma, and post-traumatic stress disorder
Thorough knowledge of Chinese culture and resources as well as issues related to Chinese immigrants and newcomers
Demonstrated ability to conduct community outreach, community development and program planning
Experience working in a MS office environment; familiarity with Internet and databases
Knowledge and experience with HTML and updating websites.
Knowledge and community experience on anti-oppression and social justice advocacy
One year contract (21 hours per week, must be available to work evenings and weekends).
Contact by: Email, Fax, Mail
Job Contact Information
Chinese Canadian National Council Toronto Chapter
124-215 Spadina Ave.
Toronto, Ontario M5T 2C7
Fax: (416) 979-3936
For more information visit: http://www.ccnctoronto.ca