The Transition House Association of Nova Scotia (THANS) is the Provincial Voice for
Member Organizations that provide crisis and transitional services for women & their
children experiencing violence and abuse.
THANS is seeking an exceptional candidate for the position of Provincial Coordinator.
This position is part time funded by core funding and hours can be full time based on
current and future projects.
THANS encourages applicants from Black, Indigenous, and people of colour, people
with disabilities and members of the 2SLGBTQQIA+ community. Members of these
communities are welcome to self-identify in their application.
The Provincial Coordinator will:
Be the voice of the Transition House Association Board members
Have a strong feminist perspective and be committed to supporting women
Have a post-secondary education in a related field and/ or a combination of
education, skills, and experience
Have strong grant skills and funding application experience writing
Work collaboratively with and engage government and community partners to
address the needs of the women and children we serve.
Have a demonstrated understanding of media relations
Foster opportunities for mutual support of its member organizations
Listen to, reflect and engage the collective voice of our members
Provide research & analysis of current trends, legislation and policy as it impacts
the women & children we serve
The Provincial Coordinator is responsible for:
Public awareness and education, including the development of messaging for
media releases, position papers and training
Grant applications and project management
Seeking out projects and partnerships that enhance the work of the member
Developing positive working relationships with government to address funding,
policy development and legislation.
Participating in local, provincial and national committees that foster strong
partnerships and increase knowledge exchange
Office and Financial Management,
Researching long-term funding opportunities
Responsible for adhering to and the implementation of THANS strategic plan
The Provincial Coordinator will also be accountable for the contractual
obligations of THANS HIFIS Project funded by Women and Gender Equality
The Ideal Candidate will have:
Knowledge of THANS and an understanding of the complexity of violence against
A high level of technical proficiency
Excellent oral and written skills
The ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Supervisory and employee management experience
Proven ability as a liaison to, and communicating with government and other
Community development and networking skills
Excellent attention to detail and interpersonal and problem solving skills
Experience in maintaining professional records using approved tools
Experience working in non-profit organizations and with Boards of Directors
Demonstrated knowledge of policy and legislation as it pertains to VAW
An understanding of political processes
Experience with training and facilitation
This position is based in Halifax, NS. The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s
license, and provide a criminal and vulnerable persons record check to THANS before
starting employment. The successful candidate must also provide proof of full
vaccination prior to beginning employment. The candidate shall assume any associated
costs, as a condition of employment.
Applicants are also encouraged to review the attached job description.
The salary for this position is the salary range is between $63,000.00 to $68,000.00,
based on 35 hours a week. This is subject to funding availability and experience.
Qualified candidates should send their cover letter and resume to:
Nicole Mann, Senior Chair of the THANS Management Committee
The closing time and date for applications is 12:00 noon on November 22, 2021. Cover
letter and resume must be compiled into a single PDF document; email subject line
THANS Provincial Coordinator.
We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those candidates who will be
interviewed will be contacted.