Job Postings

Mental Health Advocate

The Mental Health Advocate is responsible for providing advocacy and assisted referral services to women with mental health concerns who live and/or work in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver primarily in the areas of BC Benefits and income assistance, Residential Tenancy, Housing, and the Ministry for Children and Families. Reporting directly to the Specialized Services Program Manager, the Mental Health Advocate will work in collaboration with other DEWC staff to promote integrated services to women. She will work from a feminist perspective and within an anti-oppression framework.

Power of Women to Women Project Coordinator

The Power of Women to Women Project Coordinator will seek to address issues related to women’s participation in the downtown eastside and beyond in areas of decision making, public awareness, program delivery and policy development. The Coordinator will develop and implement women centered learning encounters focused on social justice, equality, and social change. Using a Popular Education model, she will engage with women from the community and facilitate the development of community organizing initiatives.

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Indigenous Elder’s Program Coordinator

The Indigenous Elder’s Program Coordinator is responsible for providing cultural, recreational, social and/or educational programs that are consistent with the mission and mandate of the DEWC. She will ensure a process of consultation in the planning, development, and implementation of cultural programs and activities. She will provide support to the Indigenous Elder’s group as well as Indigenous Elder accessing the Centre.