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Embrave-Shelter Team Coordinator 


Shelter Team Coordinator 

Internal/External Job Posting
Shelter Team Coordinator - Full-Time Permanent Position
North/South Location
The Opportunity

Embrave: Agency to End Violence (formerly known as Interim Place) is a dynamic anti-violence organization providing
shelter, counselling, and advocacy supports for all women, two-spirit, genderqueer, trans and non-binary people with or
without dependents, who experience, have experienced or are at risk of experiencing any form of violence in the Region
of Peel. Embrave: Agency to End Violence works within a feminist, anti-oppressive, anti-racist, anti-colonial, queer and
trans positive, disability positive and harm reduction framework. All our programs encompass Sex Workers Rights

To learn more about Embrave, visit:

We offer a Full-Time Permanent position for Shelter Team Coordinator. We are looking for a creative leader with a
strong background in gender-based violence work and with an interest in supporting our Mission, Vision, and Values. The
successful candidate will work in overseeing Special Projects, Crisis Line Program, Back up Supports for the Shelter
Programs, and supports the Program and Services Coordinator with Scheduling for both shelter locations. The Shelter
Team Coordinator also provides administrative, organizational, and Human Resources supports and works in
collaboration with the Programs and Services Team to ensure effective client service delivery, documentation, and health
and safety for the shelter and its clients. As a member of the leadership team, the Shelter Team Coordinator contributes to
the planning and achievement of long-term agency goals and objectives.

What to Expect in Shelter Team Coordinator Role:
• Work from a critical, non-judgmental, and intersectional framework with the principles of the agency.
• Oversee the Crisis Line Program, recruit, provide training, and supervise students and volunteers of the program.
• Review weekly WISH Data Base notes and provide the Program and Services team with information that requires
follow up.
• Ensure staff follow up on case management related matters including 1:1 supports, risk assessments, safety
planning, and departure planning.
• In conjunction with the Program and Service Coordinator complete all aspects of scheduling for both shelter
• Provide supervision and support to assigned relief staff members.
• Participate in shift change at both shelter locations.
• Participate in on-call rotation duties.
• Adhere to all Health and Safety Policies and Procedures as outlined by the organization to minimize risks.
• Perform other duties as assigned for the effective operation of the agency including supports with intake and crisis

About You:
• University or college education in a related field, such as Indigenous Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies,
Sociology, Social Justice, Assaulted Women’s and Children’s Program, Early Childhood, or the equivalent in
education and extensive experience.
• Commitment to and in-depth knowledge of Social Justice, Anti-Oppression, Anti-Racism, Anti-Colonial, Harm
Reduction Framework.
• Demonstrated commitment to clients’ and their children’s issues and working within a Critical Race Feminist,
Anti-Black Racism and Anti-Colonialism framework.
• Understanding Gender Based Violence as a complex social problem and the intersectionality of sexism, racism,
classism, colonialism, homophobia, transphobia, islamophobia, sanism, etc. on clients’ and their children’s lived
experience of violence.
• Shelter specific experience is a definite asset.
• Experience supervising staff teams.
• Experience in a unionized environment is an asset.
• Ability to mobilize and sustain a positive team environment.
• Organization and time management skills.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Current First Aid and CPR level C training is required.
• 2nd language is an asset.
• ASL is an asset.
• Must posses a reliable car and holds a G Driver’s License.
• Preference will be given to a person who identifies as an Indigenous person.

Hours of Work: 37.5 hrs. per week – the hours of work for this position varies, as needed (this may include evenings
and on call coverage).
Salary Range: $61,242

Embrave is committed to the development of an organization that reflects the communities it serves. We actively
encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including:
• First Nations, Métis or Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples.
• Members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion, and/or
spiritual beliefs, or place of origin.
• Persons of marginalized sexual orientations.
• Persons with visible and/or invisible disabilities.
• Survivors of the psychiatric system/consumer survivors.
• Two-Spirit, genderqueer, trans and non-binary people.

If you meet all the above qualifications and can demonstrate this in your cover letter and resume, please apply by
submitting one PDF document utilizing Charity Village platform by May 10, 2021.

We thank all applicants and respectfully advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Date of Posting: April 12, 2021
Deadline: May 10, 2021