An exciting opportunity exists for a Training & Development Coordinator with Atira Women's Resource Society, an award-winning nonprofit organization known for its inclusionary hiring practices and where a job is more than a paycheque. We offer our staff the opportunity to work alongside a remarkable group of professionals and activists working to make the world a more just place, one resident, one home, one job at a time.
About the Job:
Reporting to the Director, Talent Development, and in collaboration with the team, the Learning, and Development Coordinator is responsible for the research, design, delivery, evaluation, and management of training programs that facilitate new hire orientation, onboarding, training, and development for the staff, volunteers and peers of Atira Group of Women Serving Agencies. (e.g. coaching, job-shadowing, workshops, online training).
• You have an inclusive/intersectional feminist analysis of violence against women and powerful alignment with Atira’s mission, vision, values and philosophy.
• You have a deep understanding of trauma, colonialism, intersectionality and systemic oppression, residential schools and all of its consequences.
• You approach your work and live your life from a decolonizing and social justice perspective.
• You readily recognize unique talents and unrealized potential and are able to inspire and foster the development the others.
• You negotiate ambiguity easily, are creative, resourceful, resilient, solution-oriented and adapt easily to change.
• You are service-oriented and committed to working in and being accountable to a team.
• You enjoy working in an incredibly dynamic and challenging environment
About Your Experience:
• You have relatable lived expertise and/or experience working/living in the DTES or like community
• You have experience developing and delivering training and/or education to adults, marginalized by their experience of structural as well as interpersonal oppression.
• You have demonstrated success in group facilitation (ie leading meetings, facilitating peer groups)
• You have experience developing tools and resources to help people learn (eg presentations, handouts, checklists)
• You must have legal authorization to work in Canada
• All positions are subject to a criminal records review
• Covid-19 & Annual Flu Vaccination are required, unless with validated exemption
• Competent with basic Microsoft Office applications including Word, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Teams)
• Ideally, you have related training or education (ie BA, BEd, Instructor Diploma PID or ID)
• Ideally you have experience supporting the professional development of others (ie coaching, mentoring etc)
• Ideally you have experience facilitating learning in varied formats (ie face-to-face and online)
• Ideally you have experience with learning technologies including learning management systems (RISE, Moodle, Blackboard, WebCT etc)
Resumes from qualified First Nations, Metis and Inuk women are encouraged, as are resumes from Black women, women of colour, trans women, women who are disabled and women from other equity-seeking groups. Fluency in a language(s) other than English is an asset.
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