ACTIVITIES AND RESOURCES COORDINATOR – Guelph, ON


Posted:

July 12 2022

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August 12 2022


Job Title:

ACTIVITIES AND RESOURCES COORDINATOR - Canada Summer Jobs position

Company:

Guelph Resource Centre for Gender Empowerment and Diversity (GRCGED Guelph)

Company Description:

EMPLOYMENT EQUITY STATEMENT (Applicable to all Staff at the GRCGED):   The Guelph Resource Centre for Gender Empowerment and Diversity welcomes the contributions that individuals from marginalized communities bring to our organization, and invites aboriginal women, women of colour, queer women, transfolks, working class women, single mothers, members of ethnic minorities, immigrants, and women with disabilities to apply. We encourage applicants to describe the contributions and experiences they, as individuals who identify with marginalized communities, would bring to the Guelph Resource Centre for Gender Empowerment and Diversity, in their cover letter.   The complete Employment Equity Policy can be found at https://grcged.com/about-us/grcged-employment-equity-policy   Student Supervision The student will be supervised by Collective members who are designated as staff liaisons. Day-to-day direction may also come from the permanent staff members. The student worker will participate in staff meetings where they can voice their concerns and discuss priorities.


Job Type:

Summer

Close to Public Transit:

No


Start Date:

Start Date: 07/27/2022

Days:

Days: Mon-Fri

Hours:

Regular in-office hours will be established in accordance with Public Health COVID 19 advisories and the health and safety of all workers and volunteers of GRCGED. Balancing in-office with work from home or off-peak hours are options that we will have to consider. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

Compensation:

$15 an hour


Duties:

DUTIES: Work with other Centre staff under the supervision of the collective Attend regular meetings with other staff and collective members regarding on-going projects Activities and Resources Coordination   The following is a list of duties related to new and pre-existing projects at GRCGED. The Activities and Resources Coordinator will work to move these projects forward:  

  • Maintain an anti-racist, anti-ableist, anti-oppressive environment in the Centre
  • Create social media and blog posts about maintaining healthy relationships while physically distancing in addition to where to find support if students are in living situations that are dangerous/violent or otherwise abusive
  • Host weekly online group check-ins with our volunteers and regular service users to brainstorm more ways to support students in these changed times and to support one another, peer-to-peer.
  • In consultation with the Outreach and Organizational Coordinator, plan and implement Orientation and Dis-Orientation Week activities and events, create promotional materials and assist in development of informational pamphlets
  • In consultation with the Volunteer and Resources Coordinator, create an inventory system for our service and educational pamphlets to ensure timely restocking
  • In collaboration with the Outreach and Organizational Coordinator, research new outreach strategies, and support the creation of a programming plan for the upcoming year
  • Research and write social media campaign to support mental wellness to be delivered to university students, particularly during peak times from September 2022–April 2023
  • Use Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator to design the mental health social media campaign and use Hootsuite to schedule the rollout
  • Research new ways to present GRCGED public education sessions online and through Courselink
  • Review our Digital Archiving program and create easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions
  • Work with other Centre staff under the supervision of the collective
  • Attend regular meetings with other staff and collective members regarding ongoing projects
  • Be present in the Centre for a minimum of 24 hours per week during regular office hours.
  • Answer the phone, respond to phone mail, forward messages
  • Process and respond to emails
  • Welcome Centre users and helping them access the services of the Centre
  • In consultation with the Volunteer and Resources Coordinator, provide limited support and direction to volunteers staffing the Centre
  • Check resources in and out of the resource library with using library software, shelf reading
  • Other minor duties as they arise
 

Skills:

QUALIFICATIONS:   Experience in event planning Experience working or volunteering in small, specialized libraries Experience working collaboratively and collectively Experience with/an understanding of adaptive technologies Writing and editing experience Strong organizational ability Strong communication skills Public speaking experience Customer service experience Experience with both Mac and PC operating systems Experience working in an anti-oppressive and/or intersectional workplace Ability to work within an anti-oppression framework and within the GRCGED Vision, Basis of Unity and Centre policies  

How to Apply:

How to Apply: Applications must be submitted to GRCGEDhiring@gmail.com   Interested applicants should email the following to GRCGED no later than Friday July 22, 2022 at noon. **Only complete applications will be considered. **A completed application consists of 1 Cover Letter and 1 Resume/CV. Only the applicants who are offered an interview will be contacted.   Eligibility: Due to the nature of GRCGED, prioritizes the hiring of women and trans-folks.   Applicants also must: Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment; Have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year; Be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and, Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.