PAR Program Coordinator

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Thunder Bay Counselling is currently looking to fill the full-time permanent position of Coordinator for the Partner Assault Response (PAR) Program. This position provides flexible hours of work. PAR is a Domestic Violence Court initiative that delivers a specialized community-based group to offenders who have been mandated by the court to attend the program in response to a criminal charge involving domestic violence. The program provides offenders with an opportunity to examine their beliefs and attitudes towards intimate partner violence, and to learn non-abusive ways of resolving conflict. PAR programs aim to enhance victim safety and hold offenders accountable for their behaviour.


  • Liaising with referents and the community to promote the program
  • Completing intake assessments with individuals referred
  • Facilitating groups
  • Client records and service documentation
  • Liaising with and reporting back to the Crown and/or Probation and Parole Officers
  • Liaising with staff completing partner contacts
  • Supervising group facilitators
  • Data collection
  • Overseeing quality management and client feedback/input processes.


  • A Bachelor level degree in social work or related field
  • Registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
  • Three (3) years of experience working in the area of intimate partner violence

Application Deadline
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Submit Application to:
Riya Choudhary, HR Intern