Job Posting 66437

Co-Facilitator (Legal expert)
Canadian Women's Foundation
Toronto Metro area
closed yesterday (Wed, 25 Nov)
rfp (request for proposal)

Rosa 

Request for Proposals Co-Facilitator (Legal expert) 

Deadline Wednesday November 25th at 1:00pm EST  

Hi there! We are looking for a Co-Facilitator (Legal expert) to help create and deliver 16 webinars for arts employers for Rosa.   

Rosa, a collaboration between Aftermetoo and Canadian Women’s Foundation, is a digital access to justice platform about workplace sexual harassment.  Organized by province and territory, Rosa is there to guide workers through what the law is, what to expect, and how to prepare. Our goal is to provide the workforce with tools to protect their rights and create accountability so that they can go to work in safety and are set up to succeed. Digital training is being offered to artists and arts organizations across Canada.  

Your Role  

You will be responsible for working with the Rosa’s Research and Training Director to create and deliver webinars focused on what arts employers can do to support workers who experience workplace sexual harassment and violence. Bill C-65 becomes law on January 1st, these webinars will be an opportunity to educate arts employers about compliance. You will help arts employers understand the importance of confidentiality, what to do when reprisals happen, and their role in investigations.  These 16 webinars will be co-facilitated by the Research and Training Director.  Specifically, you will: 

  • Write and advise on the creation of a slide deck for the webinars with an eye to legal accuracy and equity 
  • Prepare answers to possible legal questions from arts employers in different regions of the country 
  • Co-facilitate the two beta-test webinars 
  • Contribute to the editing after beta-testing 
  • Co-facilitate the 90 minute webinars (winter 2021) 

Project Timeline 

This is anticipated to be part-time contract work from December 2020 to March 2021.  You will work with the Research and Training Director to ensure that that project timelines are met. This work will be done exclusively online, so candidates are welcome from all parts of Canada.   

Selection Criteria 

As the successful candidate, you will demonstrate: 

  • A strong understanding of federal, provincial, and territorial laws, reporting bodies and union systems designed to address workplace sexual harassment, tempered with a curiosity to learn more. Preference will be given to candidates with a law degree. 
  • Experience teaching or delivering training 
  • Knowledge of the arts and culture sector would be considered an asset.  
  • Knowledge of equity, diversity, and inclusion frameworks would be considered an asset.  

Remuneration  

This contract includes $2000 for development of the materials and a $400 per webinar fee (up to 16 webinars).  

Proposal Guidelines 

Please provide the following information in your proposal: 

  • CV or Resume 
  • 1 sample of similar and/or relevant work 
  • 2 recent references for similar and/or relevant projects 

One of our core principles is that we value diversity and strive to reflect the communities we serve. In that regard, we encourage applicants who identify as an Indigenous person, a Black person, a racialized person, a person with a disability, and/or a member of the LGBTQ2S* community, to apply. We also encourage applicants to self-identify, if they wish to do so.  

Submit your proposal to Research and Training Director, Kate Cornell at   by November 25th at 1:00pm EST. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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