Activism

Activism

“We must open the doors and we must see to it they remain open, so that others can pass through."
Rosemary Brown, politician, activist

Activism

Referrals now available for Managed Alcohol Program (MAP)

SJSOWC is now taking referrals for the Managed Alcohol Program (MAP) If you, or someone you know, experienced harms or challenges in their life related to their alcohol use and is interested in learning more about a non-abstinence-based approach, please take a look at this application. You can also contact the Harm Reduction Coordinator, Becky […]

CALLING ALL CANDIDATES: Feminist Q&A with St. John’s Municipal Election Candidates

During this Municipal Election in St. John’s, the St. John’s Status of Women Council reached out to all 30 candidates for a question and answer series about feminist issues impacting our community. We are sharing candidates’ responses to promote community engagement and to inform voters on election issues that impact all of us. All questions […]

We’re Hiring! SJSOWC Harm Reduction Counsellor

SJSOWC Harm Reduction Counsellor Reporting to the Harm Reduction Coordinator, the Harm Reduction Counsellor is responsible for the delivery of counselling and mental health services to participants of the province’s first Managed Alcohol Program (MAP). MAP is a harm reduction service for those who face challenges and risks related to alcohol use- administering safe access […]

We’re Hiring!

The St. John’s Status of Women Council is hiring for an exciting new “System Navigator/Counsellor” position. The job is a position for our general SJSOWC programming, including the Right Here, Right Now counselling program, individual system navigation and support and group work with primary duties including streamline system navigation and advocacy to existing community based […]

WE’RE HIRING: Harm Reduction Case Manager/Outreach Worker & Harm Reduction Researcher and Training Support

  We are hiring for two new positions! The St. John’s Status of Women Council is in the midst of developing an exciting new initiative – the first Managed Alcohol Program in Newfoundland and Labrador. We are currently seeking a Harm Reduction Case Manager/Outreach Worker as well as Harm Reduction Researcher and Training Support who […]

WE ARE HIRING: SHOP Housing and Outreach Worker

We are currently hiring for our Safe Harbour Outreach Program. We are looking for someone to join the province’s first and only sex worker advocacy program, as our new Housing and Outreach Worker. This new position is one of the only housing support positions for sex workers in Canada.  If you would like to work […]

We Are Hiring! Harm Reduction Coordinator: Managed Alcohol Program

The St. John’s Status of Women Council is in the midst of developing an exciting new initiative – the first Managed Alcohol Program in Newfoundland and Labrador. We are currently seeking a Harm Reduction Coordinator who is passionate about harm reduction, feminism, and program development. This is an opportunity to lead innovative, community-based work that […]