Job Posting 84497

Educator, Male Allies Program
Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region
Southern Ontario
151 Frederick Street, Kitchener, Ontario
closes in 5 days (Thu, 30 Jun)
full time  •  $25.93 - $30.50

Educator, Male Allies Program 

 

The Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region supports survivors of sexual violence. We listen, facilitate healing, and celebrate resiliency. Using an anti-racist, intersectional feminist approach, we work to transform systems which promote gender-based violence. 

 

We’re recruiting a full-time, permanent male-identified Public Educator! Reporting to our Public Education Manager, the successful candidate should feel inspired by our work and have a genuine desire to support our mission, vision, and values. They will be an experienced educator, advocate and facilitator, with a warmth and maturity about them that helps foster a safe, engaging, supportive environment for survivors. 

 

Essential Requirements of Education / Experience: 

  • Post-secondary education in social sciences
  • 3+ years of relevant experience 

 

Key Areas of Responsibility: 

  • Group and workshop development, coordination, and facilitation
  • Outreach, promotion and resource creation 
  • Social media content creation, maintenance, and enhancement
  • Liaise with educational institutions and community partners

 

Knowledge and Skill Required: 

  • In depth knowledge of healthy masculinity, gender-based violence, and feminism
  • Experience with group facilitation, public speaking, program design and development
  • Demonstrated commitment to anti-violence work and an anti-racist, intersectional feminist approach
  • Exceptional organizational skills, with a keen attention-to-detail
  • Extraordinarycommunication and interpersonal skills 

 

Compensation:

 

At SASC, all compensation ranges are grouped into pay “grades” and we base our compensation structure on internal equity. When determining rate of pay, a candidate’s previous, related experience will be taken into consideration along with where current staff, with similar experience, are currently paid within the relevant pay grade.

 

Note: Most new team members will start close to the entry point of the range. SASC has a 35-hour work week.

 

Pay Grade: 3

Min:  $25.93 per hour; $47,192.60 per annum

Max: $30.50 per hour; $55,510.00 per annum

 

We have a health benefit plan including Extended Health Care (EHC), Dental, Employee Life Insurance, Dependent’s Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D), Long-Term Disability (LTD), and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP). We pay 100% of health benefit premiums for our full-time staff and their families.

 

Due to the nature of our work, our staff team start with four weeks of vacation and one week of personal time. We also have health/sick hours totaling 12 days per year.

We offer RRSP matching after one year of employment.

 

 

Anti-Racist/Anti-Oppression Statement:

We recognize that sexual violence disproportionately impacts women, trans, and non-binary people. We particularly recognize the impact of racism and colonialism on Black, Indigenous, and racialized women, girls, gender-diverse, and two-spirit survivors. 

 

We acknowledge that the majority of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg, and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main office at 151 Frederick Street in Kitchener, Ontario is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on either side of the Grand River.

 

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. We strive to make our recruitment, assessment, and selection processes accessible and provide accommodations as requested for applicants with differing abilities. Only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with those involved in the recruitment process, otherwise accommodation requests will remain confidential. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and/or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at or 519-571-0121 x102.

 

Given all of this, we encourage applications from male identified individuals, trans, and non-binary candidates, especially those who identify as Black, First Nations, Metis, Inuit, racialized, as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and/or as a person with a disability. We invite candidates to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a diverse and/or disenfranchised group as part of their application. 

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Protocol:

To maintain the safety of our team, service users, and community, all new staff are required to provide proof of being Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 as a pre-condition of their employment offer.

 

How to Apply:

This position requires the successful candidate have a valid driver's license, access to a vehicle, and a Vulnerable Sector Police Check. A flexible schedule is required for evening and weekend work.  This position is set to begin as soon as possible. Please submit a cover letter outlining your group and workshop development, coordination and facilitation experience and resume in one PDF document to .

 

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Unless you require accommodations, no phone calls or email inquiries please.

 

Job title

Educator, Male Allies Program

Reports to

Public Education Manager

Date

November 30 2020

 

 

Job purpose

 

Reporting to our Public Education Manager, our Male Allies Program Educator is accountable for the facilitation of activities in our Male Allies Program.

 

This program engages boys and men, with their unique ability and responsibility, in ending systemic and everyday forms of gender-based violence.  We do this through educational programming that provides alternative narratives of masculinity, opportunities for self-reflection and dialogue, and challenges harmful language and behaviour.

 

Duties and responsibilities

 

  • Develop and deliver curriculum for our Male Allies Program in person or virtually depending on need.
  • Contribute to program design and development, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Coordinate Male Allies activities and public education presentations, workshops, and displays.
  • Liaise with educational institutions including universities, colleges, and secondary and elementary schools, in consultation with the Public Education Manager.
  • Liaise with the sports sector, the tech sector, and community partners to move our strategic directions forward.
  • Provide input into funding submissions and reports for the Male Allies program. Create reports as requested.
  • Recruit, train, and mentor volunteers in the Male Allies program in collaboration with the Volunteer Coordinator.
  • Maintain and enhance social media platforms for the Male Allies Program.
  • Collaborate with and support the work with colleagues in the Public Education Program.
  • Develop and maintain education resources.
  • Provide monthly statistical information.
  • Make appropriate internal and external referrals beyond the scope of the Public Education Program.

 

Additionally, in a small agency, it is often the case, that work of a nature similar to that in each job is either assigned or known to be necessary to be done. As well, from time to time, work that is not similar in nature to the job may also be required to be done by individuals in any job in order to accomplish the SASC’s purpose.

 

Qualifications

 

Undergraduate degree in the social sciences and 3-5 years of relevant experience, or equivalent.

 

Identified required skills/experience:

  • Experience with virtual facilitation and various online communication tools and platforms.
  • Experience applying an intersectional, feminist framework.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the root causes of gendered violence, toxic masculinity, and alternative narratives of masculinity.
  • Experience public speaking and educating youth and adults towards social change.
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Canva and other presentation and graphic design tools and mediums.
  • Experience working with male athletes an asset.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

Communications

 

Strong communications and interpersonal/human relations skills are required in the position to articulate policy, concepts, etc., motivate others and effect change both inside and outside the organization. There are frequent external contacts including professional associations and other resource areas.

 

Working Conditions

 

At this time the job is performed both remotely and in-person. In order to work remotely, the successful candidate will need to have access to high-speed internet, a scanner and printer and a confidential working space in their home. The incumbent also has the option of working full-time from our Kitchener office.

 

Note: due to the nature of this work, there is frequent need to travel to client locations throughout the Waterloo Region and work is frequently required outside of regular working hours ie. evenings and weekends to present, facilitate, and attend meetings; therefore, the incumbent will need to have the ability to flex their work hours on a regular basis. The incumbent will need to have access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license.

 

Direct reports

 

While no employees report to this position, this position may supervise the work of students and volunteers in the program.

 

 

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