Job Post: Education Coordinator

Salary: To be negotiated

Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2014

Terms of Employment: Part-Time, Contract

Employment Conditions: 2 days (16 hours) per week, 64 hours per month

Languages: English and French

Education: Post-secondary encouraged

Experience: LGBTQ+ personal experience required; education experience encourage

Staff/Volunteer Responsibility: 3 – 20

Budgetary Responsibility: $100 – $500

Work Setting: Non-profit organization, office, class rooms, conferences

Specific Skills: Develop and deliver workshops; coordinate and train volunteers; outreach for booking workshops in schools

Additional/Optional Skills: First Aid, ASIST training, etc.

Security and Safety: Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment; work under pressure; attention to detail;

Transportation/Travel Information: Public transportation sometimes available; travelling outside of city sometimes required; travel expenses paid by employer; driver’s license encouraged

Work Location Information: 440 Albert St Main Office; National Capital Region schools

Ability to Supervise: Volunteers; large groups of youth;

Essential Skills: Public speaking; youth engagement; IT (computer, internet, Google Docs, Excel, Word, etc.); conflict resolution related

 

Employer Details

Jer’s Vision is Canada’s youth diversity initiative focused on addressing discrimination and promoting diversity through workshops, presentations, and educational initiatives. Workshops are the cornerstone of our programming. Customized, youth-led, and intersectional, Jer’s Vision workshops engage youth in a dialogue about diversity and understanding the impact of discrimination, bullying, and hate. See JersVision.org for more information.

Role Overview 

Jer’s Vision is seeking a bilingual Education Coordinator with person experience of LGBTQ+ communities and a passion for social justice. The ideal candidate must also identify as a “youth”. Prior work experience and education are an asset, but not required. The Education Coordinator will be part of a pair of Coordinators that are responsible for working with a team of volunteer educators. Team Education is responsible for booking and presenting anti-homophobia, anti-transmisogyny, and anti-transphobia workshops in schools in the Ottawa Valley, as well as coordinating outreach at community events.

The Education Coordinator reports to Jer’s Vision Senior Management.

Key Responsibilities

Project Coordination:

  • Creating programming and content for workshops
  • Working with the second Education Coordinator to select volunteers to be trained in workshop delivery
  • Implementing outreach strategies to school boards
  • Working in collaboration with second Education Coordinator and Senior Management to ensure successful completion of the project  through weekly meetings and daily reports
  • Ensuring blog posts and evaluation reports are completed after workshop delivery

Communication:

  • Liaising with the second Education Coordinator on all aspects of programming, training, outreach, and evaluation

Supervision:

  • Overseeing and evaluating the performance of Team Education volunteers
  • Overseeing volunteers and office interns in compiling evaluation reports into database

Application

Please send cover letter and resume to Jeremy Dias, Director, at info@jersvision.org, by Friday, August 22nd, at 5pm. Interviews will take place during the last week of August.