What’s new at SSAIC?
Spaces still available: First Responder to Sexual Assault Training™ scheduled for March 19 & 20th
First Responder to Sexual Assault Training™ program is designed for professionals and paraprofessionals who may receive a disclosure of sexual abuse/assault as a part of their work.
Facilitated by accredited SSAIC staff, the course explains the impacts of sexual violence throughout a lifetime, the communication skills needed to provide an effective response, and appropriate referral resources.
Learn more about the First Responder training program and upcoming dates here
SSAIC is looking for individuals who are interested in joining our Board of Directors
We are currently seeking volunteers to join our Board of Directors in June of 2020. Our Board of Directors serves in a governance capacity, working directly with our Executive Director. The Board is comprised of between 9 to 12 dedicated individuals from across a variety of professional and service sectors.
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Anyone with passion, commitment to our mandate and time and energy to assist in our work is welcome to apply but we are specifically seeking board members with the following backgrounds:
- Financial expertise
- Human Resource Expertise
- Non-profit governance experience
- In our commitment to truth and reconciliation we are seeking candidates to provide Indigenous peoples perspective, and share their knowledge and learnings with the board and agency so that these learning can be incorporated into our work.
Board members are expected to attend monthly board meetings from September through to June, participate in one committee and to attend the Annual General Meeting in June. A board member can expect to spend 3 – 4 hours per month during the months of September through June on board or committee activities.
Nominations to the board of directors are presented by a slate of nominees at the Annual General Meeting in June of each year. If you are interested in serving on the board of the Saskatoon Sexual Assault Centre, please complete the Application Form which is found on our website here.
To find out more about SSAIC and our work, please feel free to explore our website at www.ssaic.ca
SSAIC Online 50/50 Lottery
You could win cash while supporting SSAIC and sexual assault survivors in Saskatoon! Who doesn’t love an old fashioned 50/50 but done in a fun new way! The lottery will be active online from March 2nd to or draw date on March 31st. Stay tuned for a link on our homepage to buy 50/50 tickets for our online lottery.
“I’m the Boss of Me” Childhood Sexual Abuse Prevention Program in full swing
“I’m the Boss of Me” is a school-based program delivered in partnership with the Saskatoon Public School Division and Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools that provides sexual abuse education and information to Grade 4 students. We are currently in the middle of our 3 month delivery season and we would like to acknowledge the support of these funders who made the delivery of the program possible this year:
Our website is full of information and each month we will highlight one article for you. Please click on this link to learn more about the effects of sexual violence on survivors.
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