Job Posting: LGBTQI2S Facilitator
|Position title||LGBTQI2S Facilitator|
|Organization||Egale Canada Human Rights Trust|
|Location||185 Carlton St, Toronto|
|Apply by||Open Until Filled|
Egale Canada Human Rights Trust (Egale) works to improve the lives of LGBTQI2S people by informing public policy, inspiring cultural change, and promoting human rights and inclusion through research, education and community engagement. The acronym LGBTQI2S references all people with diverse gender identities and experiences of attraction (sexual orientation), including those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, intersex, or Two Spirit. Egale’s vision is a Canada, and ultimately a world, without homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and all other forms of oppression so that every person can achieve their full potential, free from hatred and bias.
The LGBTQI2S Facilitator joins an existing team and is responsible for the delivery of training and workshops, as well as developing and maintaining an exceptional onboarding program and quality assurance. The LGBTQI2S Facilitator is an established leader in learning who participates in organization-wide resource development and distribution, while acting as a consultant for curriculum development and workshop creation. The ideal candidate is an experienced practitioner in facilitation and training who works strategically to create and deliver workshops that promote LGBTQI2S equity and inclusion.
In collaboration with other members of the Egale team, the LGBTQI2S Facilitator is responsible for Egale’s external and internal training delivery, including Safer Schools and our Fee-for-Service workshops.
Roles and Responsibilities
Training and Facilitation
- Take project lead on training and delivery development and resource distribution
- Maintain external relationships with community-based organizations and organizations that serve LGBTQI2S communities
- Identify curriculum engagement opportunities both internally and externally
- Provide support to community and social service organizations for LGBTQI2S safer space and inclusion
- Source opportunities and deliver presentations at conferences, workshops and symposia to showcase work of Egale and LGBTQI2S issues
- Promote Egale resources, services, events and training
- Represent Egale at events and on relevant committees
- Take the lead in creating metrics for stats gathering and reporting
- Provide or contribute to reports, statistics, written narratives and other administrative documentation as required for funding and organizational reports and materials
- Provide ongoing professional development, training and consultative services throughout the public and private sector across Canada
- Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders to support future training opportunities
- Training and evaluating roster facilitators
- Delivery of internal training and onboarding
- Delivery of webinars
- Provide support to existing development programs, networks, and events across Canada
- Attend staff meetings, supervision meetings, and other meetings as assigned
- Other duties as assigned by the Director of Development
Learning and Development
- Participate in the development of training and workshops
- Modify training sessions to adapt to specific streams
- Evaluating pilot trainings and support Learning and Curriculum Developers in integrating feedback into training designs
- Participate in the development of project evaluation outcomes and indicators and tracking systems for effective evaluation and reporting
- Work with the Safer Schools and Campuses Program Officer to support the promotion of LGBTQI2S inclusion information and workshop opportunities
- Degree in relevant field (i.e. Adult education, social sciences, project management, business) or equivalent work experience
- Exceptional group facilitation and presentation skills
- Excellent oral, written, analytical and technical skills
- Lived experience as LGBTQI2S community member
- Familiarity with the LGBTQI2S community and LGBTQI2S human rights more generally
- Knowledge of Anti-Racism/Anti-Oppression frameworks
- Understanding of intersectionality and commitment to working within an anti-oppression/anti-racism framework
- Demonstrated project planning and management skills with ability to effectively manage a project from its initiation to delivery
- Must be flexible and able to manage multiple priorities
- Strong interpersonal, relationship building and conflict resolution skills
- Creative problem solving skills and sound judgment
- Ability to determine priorities, be self-directed and work with minimal supervision
- Works well independently and as part of a team
- Ability to adapt quickly based on multiple channels of feedback
- Experience working in a not-for-profit, LGBTQI2S community and/or social justice environment
- Proficient in a variety of computer applications (e.g. MS Office Suite, Google applications)
- Must possess a valid driver’s license
- Prepared for up to 10 to 12 days of travel per month for training across Canada
To put forward your candidacy, please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Egale Canada HR Department
Please specify Position Title in Subject Line.
Applications will be considered as they are received until the position is filled.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require an accommodation (including alternate format materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
Egale’s Statement on Employment Equity and Diversity
Egale Canada Human Rights Trust is committed to ensuring that members of traditionally marginalized groups, from a broad range of communities, feel empowered to apply for positions within the organization. We encourage qualified applicants to consider work and volunteer opportunities with Egale as we recognize that a diverse work force and volunteer base are critical to accomplishing our mission. The organization is dedicated to taking proactive steps to overcome historical patterns of discrimination in our society which have created barriers of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, language, class, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression for some individuals and have resulted in the denial of their full participation in society.