We are a woman’s first point of contact.

We are the people that answer their call when they need help, we are the people that answer the doors with a friendly smile, and often, we are the ones with whom women share stories they haven’t told their closest friend.

We exist to further non-violent relationships and environments for women with or without children. Our vision is a world where women and children are safe and free from abuse in their environments and relationships.

Being part of WIN House means something. WIN House is about compassion, respect, and empowerment. We’re here when clients need us most. Join us and act.

Employment Opportunities

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST, Permanent, Full-Time

WIN House provides women and their children fleeing violence crisis response and intervention, safe temporary  accommodation, and support for basic needs. Those seeking our services are offered trauma-informed, client-centered programming and support, access to resources, information, and referrals to community supports.

Our organization has a unique opportunity for a creative, highly skilled team player to join our Development Team. We are looking for someone who has experience, drive, and passion in at least two of the following functions: fund development, event management, communications, volunteer management, and marketing. 

Depending on your areas of expertise and interests, here are some of the things you might do:

Volunteer Management

  •     Proactively develop, maintain, and grow volunteer programs and assist with giving programs and initiatives
  •     Effectively build, develop, and oversee our volunteer workforce
  •     Create opportunities in the community via events and presentations to  raise awareness and educate people about healthy relationships, domestic violence and the services WIN House offers
  •     Manage, maintain, and facilitate volunteer data and reports

Events Management

  •       Engage as a member of the Development Team in the planning, management, execution and evaluation of sponsorships and events
  •     Develop event plans including purpose, goals, logistics, tone, program, budget, stakeholders, and sponsors
  •     Plan and execute events from start to finish including setting priorities, identifying resource needs, and adjusting scheduling as required

Communication and Marketing

  • Develop and execute a formal communication plan, including strategy and objectives
  • Gather and write meaningful and impactful donor, volunteer and client stories, reports, and testimonials
  • Create content for social media accounts, letters, articles, newsletters, company website, and press releases ensuring content is up-to-date, accurate and follows brand standards and best practices
  • Maintain and update the agency library of photos, stories, and testimonials
  • Create WIN House branded materials for events and presentations
  • Plan and execute all public relations and marketing of related to volunteer opportunities, including the annual general meeting and volunteer recognition event

 Fund Development

  •     Craft persuasive grant applications
  •         Produce uniquely tailored communications supporting donor recognition and annual activities
  •       Develop and monitor sponsorship plans and agreements p
  •     Play an integral role in the development of innovative stewardship events and experience
  •  Here is what we are looking for:
  •     Dedicated interest and commitment to the goals and objectives of WIN House and serving those we support
  •     A degree, diploma, or certification in related to one or more of the functions listed above
  •          Experience or exposure to at least two of the functions listed above
  •     High degree of skill in MS office; proficiency in Google Suite, Adobe Suite (like Illustrator and Photoshop), email marketing software and website management systems preferred
  •     Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills
  •         A self-starter with the ability to lead, motivate and support volunteers
  •     A team-player who is agile, can work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities, and regularly meets deadlines
  •     Great attention to detail, creative, and innovative by nature

This full-time position offers the right candidate the ability to work with an amazing and energetic team. If you’re looking for an opportunity to work with a dynamic
group of people to support and enhance the attainment of goals and achievements of WIN House and the people we serve, this is the job for you. WIN House offers 
a competitive salary, comprehensive extended health benefits, and participation in a pension plan.

The successful candidate will be required to submit a Criminal Record Check including a vulnerable sector check, a current Child Welfare check, provide evidence of
being fully immunized against COVID-19, and must be willing to sign an Oath of Confidentiality. Please submit applications including salary expectations  to 
HR@winhouse.org.

Position Vacancy: Shelter Manager

Temporary 6 Month Contract

The Shelter Manager is responsible for supporting adults, youth, and children with complex and unique needs to navigate service systems while accessing the services offered by WIN House. The Shelter Manager plays a hands-on role and oversees the provision of services to women and children accessing shelter and community resources, manages and develops shelter staff, develops and maintains community partnerships, and is responsible for general operations of the shelter facility.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides and oversees comprehensive wrap-around services including offering counselling referrals, education, culturally sensitive programming, employment support, housing services and/or financial recourses,
  • Acts as an advocate and offers applicable community resources for women and children affected by domestic violence, homelessness, addictions, mental health, and other complex needs,
  • Fosters a supportive, inclusive, and non-judgemental environment for staff and individuals accessing WIN House Services,
  • Provides regular feedback, coaching, supervision, and ongoing support to staff,
  • Represents WIN House in a positive and professional manner,
  • Performs administrative duties as required, including the development and maintenance of procedures, manuals, and accurate files and records related to clients, youth, and children,
  • Makes recommendations regarding shelter programming and policy,
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Social Work, Psychology, or Counselling with a specialization in mental health, addictions, trauma-sensitive training and/or immigration and diversity combined with a minimum of three years’ experience in management is required. Equivalencies will be considered,
  • Three to five years experience in counselling, crisis intervention, and/or domestic violence with adults and children required,
  • Must embrace the mission and vision of WIN House,
  • Demonstrated excellence providing non-judgemental service to others, highly developed interpersonal skills, and written and oral communication skills,
  • Proven ability to manage multiple assignments and projects, to improve processes and procedures, and to meet established deadlines,
  • Ability to demonstrate skill as a collaborative leader, self-starter, problem-solver, and team player,
  • Previous experience supervising/working in a unionized environment preferred.
  • Previous experience developing and documenting procedures, processes and/or policies is desirable.

The rate of pay for this temporary full-time position is $32.60/hour. Hours of work are 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Thursday, 8:00 to 4:00pm every second Friday, and include a requirement to participate in an on-call schedule.

The successful candidate will be required to submit a Criminal Record Check including a vulnerable sector check, a current Child Welfare check, provide evidence of being fully immunized against COVID-19, and must be willing to sign an Oath of Confidentiality. Applications can be directed to Human Resources at HR@winhouse.org by June 12. 2022.

Marketing & Communication Co-ordinator Temporary Full-Time

Win House is currently accepting applications for a Marketing and Communications Assistant for a temporary 12-week contract. This position fulfills a wide scope of duties and responsibilities to support the Development Team so if you are keen to learn and enjoy a challenge, this might be the job for you.
What you’ll do:
• Supports the Development Team through the creation, communication, and distribution of content that reflects the services provided by WIN House and our impact clients,
• Connects, supports, and maintains the relationships with donors through marketing and communications activities
• Communicate the goals and objectives of WIN House with a variety of stakeholders
• Maintain statistics, records, and information. Prepare schedules and reports

What we’re looking for:
• Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
• Intermediate skill in MS Office, and Google Suite
• The ability to collaborate, work effectively with others, and engage in constructive problem-solving
• Some education and/or experience with marketing, communications and general office administration would be considered an asset
• Knowledge, education and/or experience working with women and children experiencing family violence who may have complex needs would be considered an asset
• The successful candidates must meet the criteria established by the Canada Summer Jobs program including being between the ages of 15 and 30The hourly wage for this twelve-week term position is $18.00/hour.

The successful candidates will be required to submit a Criminal Record Check, a current Child Welfare check, hold a current First Aid Certificate, provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and must be willing to sign an Oath of Confidentiality. All WIN House employees with professional designation requirements must be members in good standing. Please submit applications to Denise Wladyka, Director of Human Resources at HR@winhouse.org . This competition will remain open until
successful candidates are found.

Community Awareness Coordinator
Temporary Full-Time

Win House is currently accepting applications to for up to four Community Awareness Coordinators to fulfill temporary 12-week contracts over the summer months. If you are passionate about communicating with the public, are interested in sharing your knowledge about violence against women, abuse and resources for folks looking to flee abuse, enjoy camping, and like to travel this might be the job for you. The primary work location is North Edmonton, but the Community Engagement Coordinator will attend events and festivals throughout the province of Alberta on a regular basis.


What you’ll do:
• Prepare and plan materials and resources for displays at festivals and events
• Travel to and attend events and festivals, including those held during evenings and weekends
• Distribute information and resource packages to public at events in Edmonton and throughout the province of Alberta
• Educate members of the public about WIN House, services provided, and the clients we serve
• Adapt displays and communications to maximize effectiveness
• Maintain statistics, records, and information. Prepare schedules and reports

What we’re looking for:
• Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
• The ability to collaborate, work effectively with others, and engage in constructive problem-solving
• Demonstrated ability to connect with people from diverse cultures, socio-economic backgrounds, and the general public are required
• Previous experience with outreach and/or an educational background in social work will be considered an asset
• Knowledge, education and/or experience working with women and children experiencing family violence who may have complex needs would be considered an asset
• A valid driver’s license will be considered an asset
• The successful candidates must meet the criteria established by the Canada Summer Jobs program including being between the ages of 15 and 30

The hourly wage for this twelve-week term position is $18.00/hour.

The successful candidates will be required to submit a Criminal Record Check, a current Child Welfare check, hold a current First Aid Certificate, provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and must be willing to sign an Oath of Confidentiality. All WIN House employees with professional designation requirements must be members in good standing. Please submit applications to Denise Wladyka, Director of Human Resources at HR@winhouse.org . This competition will remain open until
successful candidates are found.

WIN House is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage First Nations, Métis, and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the organization to apply.

Suitable applicants will be contacted directly. No telephone inquiries please.