Job Title: Coordinator, Stakeholder Engagement
Salary Compensation: $20.50 – $24.00 per hour
Type: Part Time (21 hours per week), 3-month contract with possibility of extension
Language of Work: English, though knowledge of additional languages will be considered an asset.
Location of Work: Peel Region, Ontario
Summary for Coordinator, Stakeholder Engagement
Reporting to the 2SLGBTQ+ Programs Manager, the purpose of this position is to assist the agency in delivery of the community-based interventions; Totally Outright, Gender Journeys and Young Black Women’s Project. The successful incumbent would also work with Trans Communities in leading the planning and facilitation of the Gender Journeys program. This position will work across the agency to increase the capacity of folks navigating our health systems through the uptake of HIV prevention strategies. The successful incumbent will center the voices of cis and trans, gay, bi, queer, gender non binary and trans communities including folks living with HIV/AIDS (PHA), specifically Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) in their work in order to champion intersectionality, client centered and trauma informed care through peer/volunteer work.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Community and Systems Development
- Work collaboratively with equity seeking groups as well as 2SLGBTQ+ and ACB (African Caribbean Black) serving agencies to develop their capacity to understand the systemic relationships of HIV and other STBBIs (sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections) on gender identity, sexual orientation and race.
- Lead the planning, implementation and evaluation of Gender Journey sessions with community partners and communities.
- Design programming activities and coordinate logistics to ensure the group sessions run smoothly while revising the program curriculum to ensure it is in alignment with the needs of participants.
Service Provider Capacity Building
- Develop, implement and evaluate learning modules on HIV, sexual health, and harm reduction to build service provider capacity in serving 2SLGBTQ+ folks, ACB communities and folks using substances.
- Participate and contribute to internal and external committees to communicate information and evidence (press releases, social media content etc.) to diverse audiences.
Peer Engagement & Program Administration
- Build the capacity of trans and gender non conforming folks with diverse lived experiences within the region to inform community development; work with femme identifying communities (racialized women, indigenous women, two spirit folks, queer and trans women, gender non-binary folks, women living with HIV and/or other chronic conditions, newcomers), trans men and gender non conforming folks.
- Implement recruitment, training and engagement activities according to agency standards
- Maintain program files and other documentation, including email, according to agency standards
- Participate on all internal teams as required
- Adhere to all organizational policies and procedures
- Produce program statistics and narrative reports as required
- Relevant combination of education and/or equivalent experience
- Demonstrated sound knowledge of HIV/AIDS, African/Caribbean/Black Canadian history, Queer history and contemporary experience in Ontario and related social issues
- Knowledge of community resources and social service agencies
- Demonstrated experience with program needs assessment, planning, development, implementation, and evaluation
- Experience with volunteer and/or peer co-ordination, supervision, and support
- Demonstrated track record of anti-racist, anti-oppressive advocacy at the individual and systemic level
- The ability to represent the agency and its service users effectively to the community and other service providers
- Experience planning and supporting both individual and systemic advocacy activities
- Excellent written and oral communications skills
- Time management and organizational skills
- The ability to work well both independently and in a team environment
- The ability to work with diverse populations and issues
- Ongoing commitment to learning and unlearning with communities.
- Basic to Intermediate familiarity with Microsoft Office.
- Experience of using social media marketing and content development tools.
Moyo HCS promotes the principles of anti-oppression and adheres to the tenets of the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applicants living with or affected by HIV. We also encourage people of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, health statuses, gender identities and expressions, and sexual orientations to apply.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position and value the time you have put into applying. However, due to volume of applicants and limited resources, only candidates who are selected for interviews will be contacted by phone and/or email. No telephone inquiries please.