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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
39000.00 - 43000.00 Per Year
Calgary, Alberta
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Intake & Program Associate

Job Opportunity – Intake & Program Associate

37.5 hours/week

12 month employment contract with possibility of renewal

$39,000-$43,000 annual compensation range


About Sagesse

For more than 30 years, Sagesse has empowered individuals, organizations and communities to break the cycle of violence by curating environments to heal and develop skills to lead safe, healthy lives. We work in more than 50 communities across Alberta – either directly providing service or partnering with agencies who help deliver our programs. Our work falls into three categories; direct service programs, capacity building and education and advocacy:

  • Peer support groups and mentorship for women who have experienced domestic violence, are at risk of being abused, or women that have been involved in sex work.
  • Capacity-building workshops to other organizations about the experience of domestic violence within LGBTQ2S+ communities.
  • Education to informal support networks about how to recognize domestic violence, respond (based on the situation), and refer to the appropriate supports (Stand By Program).
  • The backbone agency for the Calgary Domestic Violence Collective (CDVC) and the Provincial Collective Impact Initiative (PCII); collaborative community responses to support individuals, families and societies to live free of domestic violence.

 Our philosophy is to engage in curious, fierce conversations and collaborations and we see this as a path to disrupting the structures of violence in our communities. We are seeking an Intake & Program Associate to join our Direct Service team. The position requires a curious worker with strong facilitation and community engagement skills. The successful candidate is a dependable self- starter who can juggle a number of tasks, enjoys engaging with diverse communities, and demonstrates versatility as part of a dynamic team.



  • Engages in curiosity and vulnerability (Brene Brown)
  • Ability to create rapport with clients, volunteers, partner organizations and colleagues
  • Must like to communicate dynamically in individual and group settings
  • Experience with navigating and advocating for individuals within the systems that intersect with domestic violence (Legal, Justice, Income Supports etc.)
  • Thrives as a member of a collaborative, fast paced program team
  • Degree or Diploma in Social Work, or equivalent experience


Role & Responsibilities

  • Client Services
    • All direct services client intake and registration
    • Client advocacy, system navigation, referrals and follow-up support
  • Program Delivery Support
    • Client group and/or individual support maintenance
    • Program facilities, catering and meal support as required
    • Preparation and maintenance of all program supplies and materials as required
    • Support program development, delivery and quality improvement
  • Program Administration
    • Preparation and distribution of all program materials and supplies
    • Provide information as required for funding proposals and reporting
    • Attendance at awareness raising events, community booths for program promotion as required

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Amy Munroe, Direct Service Team Lead


240, 1509 Centre Street SW Calgary, AB T2G 2E6

[email protected]


Closing Date: January 16, 2018

Only successful candidates will be contacted