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OPPORTUNITY: Marguerite’s Place Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator, is a Social Worker position and is responsible for the overall implementation of Marguerite’s Place Supportive Housing including:  directing the work of the housing support staff, programming, development of individual support plans, providing supportive counseling, and advocacy for residents living at Marguerite’s Place, as well as to other program participants in need […]

PRESS RELEAST: St. John’s SlutWalk Calls the Community Together to Speak Out About Sexual Assault

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10 June 2022 The Safe Harbour Outreach Project (SHOP), alongside community partners, are calling the community together for SlutWalk 2022 on June 11, in Bannerman Park. SlutWalk is a rally where a diverse group of people gather and bring awareness to sexual violence, slut-shaming and victim blaming. It was sparked in 2011 […]

SJSWC Board of Directors Recruitment

Are you an experienced Board of Directors member? Do you identify as a feminist? Are you looking for opportunity to be part of community?   The St. John’s Status of Women Council is Seeking Individuals to Serve on our Board of Directors If you have the passion and interest to sit as a volunteer member […]

Marguerite’s Place is Hiring!

Housing Support Worker The Housing Support Worker is responsible for ensuring that there is a safe environment for the residents.  They use conflict resolution and mediation skills to prevent and manage crisis, as well as de-escalate  anger. Housing staff assist with the development of support plans for residents and programming.  Housing Support Staff operate the […]

Managed Alcohol Program (MAP) is hiring!

Harm Reduction Case Manager & Outreach Worker The Harm Reduction Case Manager & Outreach Worker is responsible for the delivery of individual support services and safe alcohol provision to participants of the province’s first Managed Alcohol Program (MAP). The Outreach Worker is also involved in community engagement, education, and outreach promoting harm reduction services for […]

We are hiring! Student Position – Recreation Program Support

The recreation program support provides direct staffing for programs within the Women’s Centre. The worker will provide direct support to individuals through in person and virtual programming. The Women’s Centre approach is based on principles of feminism, harm reduction, active listening, and a welcoming and safe environment. According to the parameters of funding this Canada […]

PRESS RELEASE: Urgent Request for Provision of Rapid Tests

In an open letter (attached below) to Premier Furey and the Department of Health and Community Services, thirty four community organizations, healthcare providers, and volunteer groups across the province have put forward an urgent request for provision of a sustainable supply of free tests for vulnerable populations in Newfoundland and Labrador.  The lack of provision […]

The Women’s Centre is hiring: St. John’s Women’s Centre and Marguerite’s Place Support Worker

This position is a dual role, split between The Women’s Centre and Marguerite’s Place Housing Program. The Women’s Centre portion of this role will assist with day to day operations and logistics as well as provide direct support to individuals through programming, advocacy, supportive counselling, and referrals. The housing support portion of the role requires […]

Marguerite’s Place is hiring!

Marguerite’s Place is in search of a few Housing Support Workers to add to their relief list. Relief Housing Support Workers are responsible for ensuring that there is a safe environment for residents of Marguerite’s Place supportive living facility.  They use conflict resolution and mediation skills to prevent and manage and de-escalate crises, and provide […]