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Looking to make a difference? The Alberta Council of Women¹s Shelters (ACWS) is pleased to offer a qualified candidate an exciting opportunity to join our team.
In response to the violent and hateful language used by protestors outside the Alberta Legislature in 2016, the Alberta Council of Women's Shelters launched a campaign called #LiftHerUp aimed at supporting women to have a voice in politics and public life. An opportunity now exists to focus the activities of the #LiftHerUp campaign on the upcoming municipal elections.
The ACWS Lift Her Up Campaign Assistant would support the development of campaign materials, organize public events, develop a database of contacts and conduct administrative duties to support efficient running of the campaign. The position will be full-time, for a six-month period from the start date. Due to time constraints ACWS will employ the first available and suitable candidate. Please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com
ACWS is seeking a qualified writer to create an accessible and compelling read which can be read widely by those with an interest in the women’s movement in Alberta.
The women’s shelter movement in Alberta stretches back to the 1960’s. Since that point women have been banding together to provide protection for women and children facing domestic violence. The Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters is mid-way through a process of researching, writing and publishing a book which will tell the history of the women’s movement through the stories of women and the shelters they founded.
Supported by a grant from the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation ACWS has already conducted interviews with 30 women and men throughout the Province recounting their stories. For personal reasons our current researcher is not in a position to complete the middle phase of the project; the writing up of the interviews in to a book.
For this reason ACWS is currently recruiting a consultant writer who can complete the work of the second phase of the project and provide support for the project in phase III.