The altView Foundation is hiring a new community liaison worker! This role involves supporting the 2SLGBTQ+ youth community in Strathcona County and beyond with presentations in schools and communities, programs for 2SLGBTQ+ youth, and advocacy in the community.
Successful applicants will join an amazing team of community workers and will take an active role in shaping the work of the team. Staff receive perks like benefits, unlimited vacation/sick time, and competitive salaries. This position is for 10 hours a week with the contract term to February 2023.
- Attend GSAs in Alberta as requested with a specific focus on Elk Island Public and Catholic Schools.
- Support GSAs with development, coordination, resources, and succession planning.
- Liaise with Provincial GSA Coordinator at iSMSS, partners around the province, and altView teams.
- Provide direct support to GSA coordinators around the province as requested.
- Advocate for GSAs with administration, teachers, and parents.
- Develop and update materials in collaboration with the Director of Community Supports.
- Deliver programing and services with an understanding of intersectionality.
- Provide education and support to teachers, parents, school administration, community partners, and youth though presentations and information sessions.
- Design, execute, and evaluate programming for 2SLGBTQ+ youth in Strathcona County.
- Deliver and analyze surveys.
- Track attendance and number of people served.
- Attend staff meetings when possible.
- Submit weekly updates via e-mail with Successes, Challenges, and needs from Administration.
- Write or assist in the generation of blogs or other content for the altView websites.
- Represent The altView Foundation at various Pride Festivals across the province and at altView events.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- An understanding of and ability to articulate the importance of serving queer and trans people is a requirement.
- 1-3 years experience working with queer and trans populations or a strong intellectual background in feminist / queer / trans theories.
- Demonstrated ability to work with marginalized and oppressed populations from a non-normative, non-othering perspective with an anti-oppression lens.
- Excellent organization skills and ability to utilize current technologies.
- Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
- The ability to apply knowledge, experience and commitment in the areas of human rights and diversity.
- The ability to maintain and promote strict confidentiality.
- Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment as well as capacity to work in partnership with other community agencies.
- The ability to maintain a balanced perspective.
- Background in education and/or social work an asset but not required.
Please forward all applications to email@example.com
This job posting closes June 14th