Location: Alberta. This is a hybrid position (work remotely and work on location/Calgary office). Successful candidate must have the ability to travel (post-Covid) provincially on a regular basis as required.

Details: $41,000 to $47,500 annual compensation range. 37.5 hours/week, 12-month contract with possibility of renewal  


The Opportunity

Are you adept at building relationships and a proven critical thinker? Then you should consider joining Sagesse as our new Prevention Associate. The successful candidate is a dependable self-starter who can juggle multiple projects, thrives in an innovative environment, and demonstrates versatility as part of a dynamic team.

About Sagesse

For more than 30 years, Sagesse has empowered individuals, organizations and communities to disrupt structures of abuse by curating environments to heal and develop skills to lead safe, healthy lives. With innovation as our programming cornerstone, we work for anyone who has experienced domestic abuse, including people who are at risk of being abused, informally support others, or are involved in sex work.   

We work in more than 50 communities across Alberta – either directly providing services or partnering with agencies to deliver programs on our behalf. This work includes:

  • Peer support groups and mentorship for people who have experienced domestic abuse, are at risk of being abused, or are involved in sex work.
  • Capacity-building workshops about the experience of domestic abuse within 2SLGBTQ+ communities.
  • Education of informal support networks about how to recognize domestic abuse, respond (based on the situation), and refer to the appropriate supports.
  • The backbone agency for the Calgary Domestic Violence Collective (CDVC) and IMPACT, a provincial collective impact initiative.
  • Our social enterprise arm, ByDesign, is a hub of knowledge, experience, and innovation with an aim to disrupt norms, dispel disbelief, and deepen societal impact.

Our philosophy is to engage in curious, fierce conversations and collaborations and we see this as a path to ending domestic abuse.


  • Business Administration Degree, Diploma, or equivalent
  • 2-5 years’ experience in Business Administration; experience in the Social Services Sector is an asset
  • Engages in curiosity and vulnerability (Brené Brown)
  • Personable and adept at building relationships
  • Effective written and verbal communicator, with demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Proficient in time management, organization, and Microsoft Office
  • Proficient at managing multiple projects with attention to detail
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, forward-thinking environment
  • Proven critical and intuitive thinker


  • Provide administrative support, including minute taking and logistics, to local networks, committees, collective impact initiatives, prevention team and Prevention Lead
  • Work collaboratively with collective impact team to enhance the collaboration and coordination of the local networks to the provincial impact initiative and other local networks
  • Manage and maintain collective impact administrative files
  • Support incoming and outgoing collective impact and network communications
  • Provide guidance/coaching on effective meeting administration
  • Maintain collective impact non-client databases (membership, volunteers, stakeholders, working groups, etc.)
  • Maintain SRM (member contact database)
  • Maintain shared office calendar for collective impact events, activities, and due dates
  • Maintain and provide statistics and monthly reporting to the evaluations team
  • Support in-person and virtual provincial collective impact initiative meetings, conferences and This may include managing venue sourcing and selection, catering, transportation, invitations and issues management.
  • Liaise with Business Manager to ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations

Please submit cover letter and resume by May 22 to:

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

Only successful candidates will be contacted.