We are hiring for a part-time Educator!

Gender Educational Coordinator

Terms of Employment: Part-time contract

Anticipated Start Date: October 2018

Salary:  18.80 an hour, for a total of 16 hours per week

Availability: Please have two days free (Monday-Friday) between the hours of 8-4 or 9-5.  This is crucial, as most workshops take place during school hours, especially when working with elementary and high schools.

Languages: Bilingual (French & English) preferred, but this position is English first.

Education: Relevant education is an asset, but not required. Lived, work and volunteer experiences will also be considered of equal value.

Experiences: Prior work experience is an asset, but not required. As this position will focus on delivering workshops on gender, particularly dealing with transphobia, transmisogyny and intersections of oppression, therefore, our ideal candidate would be part of this community. We specifically encourage applicants with Trans and non-binary lived experiences to apply for this posting and will give preference to these applicants.

Specific Skills: workshop facilitating; mass communication and outreach; database management; volunteer supervision

Security and Safety: Vulnerable sector police records check and signing up with Agilec Ottawa (to assess eligibility for training grant).

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: organizational skills; time management; multi-disciplinary; and collaborative

Key Responsibilities:

The Gender 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.

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be bilingual in French and English, have a passion for social justice, and a strong understanding of the LGBTQ+ communities. Prior work experience and education are an asset, but not required. We encourage diverse individuals to apply for this position. As this position will focus on delivering workshops on gender, particularly dealing with transphobia, transmisogyny and intersections of oppression, therefore, our ideal candidate would be part of this community. We specifically encourage applicants with Trans and non-binary lived experiences to apply for this posting and will give preference to these applicants.

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.

Application

Resumes and cover letters can be addressed to Cameron Aitken and sent to community@ccgsd-ccdgs.org by September 30th.  In addition, please include a one-page document detailing your experience with public speaking, including workshop facilitation or other educational endeavors.  Please save these files as a pdf and send one document via email and be aware that incomplete packages will not be considered. 

Interviews will take place during the first week of October and will take place on at the CCGSD office-C304-440 rue Albert St, Ottawa, ON K1R 5B5 (territoire Algonquin Territory)