The Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture is accepting nominations for experienced Board Members. Prospective Board Members should have experience in governance, finance and fundraising, health, human resources, law and working knowledge of non-profit organizations. Resumes must be received no later than November 20, 2013.
If you are interested or know of someone who might be, please email resume to:
c/o Mulugeta Abai
Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture
194 Jarvis Street, 2nd Floor
Toronto, ON M5B 2B7
APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO: NOVEMBER 25, 2013
The Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture is looking for an experienced person to fill the position of Settlement Counselor. The Settlement Counselor is part of a flexible team who deliver services to torture survivors and their families. This position involves traveling as well as evening and weekend work. Fluent in English, Amharic and Tigrigna. Only emailed applications will be considered.
CCVT is proud to present its annual conference in honor of June 26th, the United Nations International Day in Support of Survivors of Torture, "Religion, Peace, and Violence: A Multifaith Dialogue on Liberation and Justice". A panel of scholars, religious leaders, and activists representing the perspectives of their faith traditions, will discuss the role of religion in advancing peace, compassion, and solidarity with the oppressed. The dialogue will interpret and explore the potential of religion as a force for liberation and justice, as part of the humanitarian project in which we are all engaged.
World Refugee Day Celebrations 2013
You are invited to join us on June 20th, 2013 to commemorate World Refugee Day in Toronto.
Come "Walk a Mile in a Refugee's Shoes" starting at Nathan Phillips Square at 11 am, followed by a concert and commemoration at Yonge-Dundas Square from 12 pm - 3 pm.
Performers and speakers
*African Guitar Summit
*Dr. Vincent Lam (award winning author of the Headmaster's Wager)