Sexuality and Gender Equity (SAGE) Liaison Worker

Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre

401 Cumberland Street NorthThunder Bay, OntarioP7A 4P7

The SAGE Liaison Worker will be responsible for working collaboratively with internal and external partners, for presenting barriers and trends of gender-equitable community service deliverables, and for developing strategies to strengthen awareness and enhance safe, inclusive spaces.  The SAGE Liaison Worker will aim to increase safety, well-being and mental wellness for Indigenous young women and girls, including those who identify as 2SLGBTQ+, who have lived experience or witnessed trauma and violence in their families and communities, and/or missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

Full Time

Social and community service workers








  • Preferred Community College, University Degree or equivalent in Social Services and/or a minimum of 2 years work experience in a social justice services environment.
  • Knowledge of sexuality and gender equity issues, including Two Spirit and LGBTQ+ and MMIWG issues, familiarity with the LGBTQ+ community and human rights, and awareness of existing local, provincial, and federal supports and services.
  • Knowledge of Indigenous culture and history, with particular emphasis on family violence, child welfare, impacts of trauma, Indigenous youth engagement and community outreach; knowledge of an Indigenous language(s) will be considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of Indigenous youth engagement and community outreach tools.
  • Ability to work professionally and collaboratively with educational institutions, including elementary, secondary, alternative, and post-secondary partners; strong understanding of importance of equitable, safe spaces in relation to engagement and re-engagement in school.
  • Experience in community service planning, delivery and administration.
  • Group facilitation, team building and decision-making skills; ability to problem solve and take initiative.
  • Excellent oral, written, analytical and technical skills.
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work with minimal supervision in a team-oriented setting.
  • Ability to lead, plan and coordinate / facilitate meetings, both virtually and in-person.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including database applications.
  • Excellent case and file management skills, stress management and time management skills, ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to engage people to build trust and rapport; effective verbal and listening communication skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and/or weekends.
  • A clear criminal reference check (CPIC) and Vulnerable Sector Clearance will be a condition of employment.
  • Must have a valid Ontario driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Full Time Contract ending March 31, 2025

Deadline Date: Friday, June 9, 2023

Salary: $50,000 / annum

Please submit cover letter and resume with three (3) references to:

Attention: Hiring Committee

Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre

401 N Cumberland Street Thunder Bay, ON P7A 4P7


Email: or Fax:  807-344-8945

See our website for more information:

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The Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre is an equal opportunity employer.

Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.


Miigwetch to all who apply, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted