We're Hiring a Positive Space Network Project Worker!

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Positive Space Network Program

[Project Worker]

Please note that all project workers must be must be currently registered students of Simon Fraser University.

Description: The Positive Space Network Program Project Worker is responsible for the development of Positive Space Network [PSN] Program workshops, in which participants learn about queer issues and how to become (better) allies to the queer community. The project worker is responsible for the development, facilitation, training of others to facilitate the workshops, and administration of the resulting network.

 

This is a temporary part time position scheduled up to 15 hours per week.  This is a unionized position with membership in Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 3338-5 at a wage rate of $ 15.02 per hour with additional benefits as defined in the Collective Agreement.

 

The Simon Fraser Student Society is an equal opportunity employer

Goal: To create a campus network of safer spaces and reduce homophobia and transphobia on campus.

Working Relationship(s)/Role in Organizational Structure: The Positive Space Network Program Project Worker takes direction from and reports to the Out on Campus Volunteer and Program Coordinator. In the event of an absence of the Out on Campus Volunteer and Program Coordinator, the Project Worker will report to the CEO.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Develop modules for the PSN workshops, including all materials necessary for each module to run (PowerPoint, manual, activities, etc.)

  2. Train PSN volunteers to facilitate PSN workshops

  3. Maintain, update, and edit as necessary the PSN workshop modules to be consistent and up to date

  4. Work with the Volunteer and Program Coordinator on budget development for PSN workshops including investigating and setting rates for potential delivery of PSN workshops to external groups and organizations

  5. Organize and facilitate Out on Campus hosted PSN workshops as needed

 

Required Skills and Experience:

  1. Experience using Microsoft office suite

  2. LGBTQA+ etc. knowledge

  3. Anti-oppression training and knowledge

  4. Skills and experience with facilitation

  5. Experience in workshop and training development and delivery

Submit your resume, cover letter by email to jobs@sfss.ca citing that you are applying for the Positive Space Network Program Project Worker position in the subject line.  Acceptable file formats include MS Word documents or PDF files. Unreadable files will be ignored.  Resumes must be received no later than 4:00 pm (PST) on Wednesday, August 3, 2016.

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.  Interviews will be scheduled for August 8 and 9.  The starting date for the position is anticipated to be August 17, 2016. Only applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted.


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Job Description

Positive Space Network Program

[Project Worker]

 

Please note that all project workers must be must be currently registered students of Simon Fraser University.

Description: The Positive Space Network Program Project Worker is responsible for the development of Positive Space Network [PSN] Program workshops, in which participants learn about queer issues and how to become (better) allies to the queer community.  The project worker is responsible for the development, facilitation, training of others to facilitate the workshops, and administration of the resulting network.

The Simon Fraser Student Society is an equal opportunity employer

Goal: To create a campus network of safer spaces and reduce homophobia and transphobia on campus.

Working Relationship(s)/Role in Organizational Structure: The Positive Space Network Program Project Worker takes direction from and reports to the Out on Campus Volunteer and Program Coordinator. In the event of an absence of the Out on Campus Volunteer and Program Coordinator, the Project Worker will report to the CEO.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1.    Developing modules for the PSN workshops, including all materials necessary for each module to run (PowerPoint, manual, activities, etc.)

2.    Training PSN volunteers to facilitate PSN workshops

3.    Maintaining the PSN email and communications to/for the PSN

4.    Maintain, update, and edit as necessary the PSN workshop modules to be consistent and up to date.

5.    Working with the Volunteer and Program Coordinator on budget development for PSN workshops including investigating and setting rates for potential delivery of PSN workshops to external groups and organizations

6.    Organize and facilitate Out on Campus hosted PSN workshops as needed

 

Required Skills and Experience:

1.    Experience using Microsoft office suite

2.    LGBTQA+ etc. knowledge

3.    Anti-oppression training and knowledge

4.    Research skills

5.    Ability to synthesize information and present to participants with various knowledge and ability levels

6.    Skills and experience with facilitation

7.    Experience in workshop and training development and delivery

8.    Familiarity working with volunteers

9.    Familiarity with working in a collective environment using consensus decision making

10. Familiarity with non-profit board and committee structures

11. Familiarity with university environment and structure

12. Familiarity with issues facing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer + post-secondary students