Position Available: Executive Director

Sexual Health Centre Lunenburg County – Bridgewater, NS
Start date: As soon as possible
Location: Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
Hours: approximately 30 hours/week
Salary: $18/hour

The Sexual Health Centre Lunenburg County is a pro-choice, youth-positive and LGBTQ inclusive safer space. We believe that all people have the right to access quality information and education regarding sexual and reproductive health. The Sexual Health Centre is a member centre of the Nova Scotia Association for Sexual Health.

The Executive Director is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the centre, as well as providing education-based services in Lunenburg County. As a member of NSASH, the Executive Director is also responsible for work at the provincial level, as determined by the NSASH board.

The successful candidate will have the following:

Education and Experience

  • Education in social justice or health related field (Bachelor’s degree/diploma/certificate)
  • Minimum 2 years experience in education, community development, group facilitation and delivering presentations

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of current issues affecting sexual and reproductive health education and youth issues.
  • Understanding of contraception, sexually transmitted and blood borne infection prevention, and harm-reduction frameworks.
  • Awareness and knowledge of community development and health promotion principles and practice.
  • Candidate must be pro-choice and have a strong understanding of reproductive justice.
  • Candidate must be LGBTQ inclusive. Understanding of queer and trans* health issues is a considerable asset.
  • Understanding of anti-oppression and anti-racist practices.

Skills

  • Ability to functions as an effective team member. Experience working with boards.
  • Conflict resolution and management skills, including ability to navigate contentious issues related to sexual health.
  • Comfort facilitating educational sessions with youth and groups.
  • Candidate must be self-driven and able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Skills in initiating social action.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Financial skills including managing budgets and writing grant applications.
  • Experience with managing social media accounts. Experience working with WordPress is an asset.
  • Experience with writing and producing resources including educational pamphlets.

Other

  • Reliable vehicle, license and insurance.

To apply:
Please send a resume and cover letter by email (lunco.ns.sexualhealth@gmail.com) or to the address below, by June 25th, 2014.

Deadline for applications is July 25th, 2014
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

8-4 Hillcrest St
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
B4V 1S9

For more information about the Sexual Health Centre, please visit www.sexualhealthlunenburg.com

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