Terms of Employment: Part-time contract
Anticipated Start Date: Training August 4th,5th, 11th and 12th 2016. Official starting day of August 30th 2016 working through to June 2017, with possibility of contract renewal.
Languages: Bilingual (French & English)
Education: Relevant education is an asset, but not required.
Experiences: Prior work experience is an asset, but not required
Specific Skills: workshop facilitating; mass communication and outreach; database management; volunteer supervision
Security and Safety: Police record check for the vulnerable sector
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: organizational skills; time management; multi-disciplinary; and collaborative
The Educational Coordinator will be responsible for working with a team of volunteer educators and will report to the Educational Manager. Team Education is responsible for booking and presenting anti-homophobia and anti-transphobia workshops in schools in the Ottawa Valley, as well as coordinating outreach at community events.
The Coordinators will be expected to work out of the Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity office, at 440 Albert St. and to travel to various schools across the Ottawa Valley. This is a part time position of two 8 hour days per week, culminating into 64 hours per month. Salary negotiable.
The ideal candidate will be bilingual in French and English, have a passion for social justice, and a strong understanding of the LGBTQ+ communities. The ideal candidate must also self-identify as a “youth”. Prior work experience and education are an asset, but not required. We encourage diverse individuals to apply for this position.
Background & Mandate of the Organization:
The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD) intersectionally promotes diversity in gender identity, gender expression, and romantic and/or sexual orientation in all its forms on a national level through services in the areas of education, health, and advocacy. Our resources and programming can be used to uplift gender and sexual minorities, as well as give the tools to wider populations in building allyship. For more information, please visit our website at www.ccgsd-ccdgs.org. The CCGSD strongly believes in equitable practices, and as such, strongly recommend that individuals of gender, ethnic and sexual minorities to apply.
Other Skills & Experiences.
- Active listening.
- Conflict resolution and non-violent communication skills.
- Youth engagement skills.
- First Aid, SafeTALK, and ASIST training preferred.
- Anti-oppression framework encouraged.
Resumes and cover letters can be addressed to Mylène Côté and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org Monday July 25th 2016 at 5 pm. Interviews will take place during the last week of July. Please note that resumes that do not have a cover letter will not be considered.
Interviews will take place on at the CCGSD office-C304-440 rue Albert St, Ottawa, ON K1R 5B5 (territoire Algonquin Territory)