We appreciate your interest in working with Male Allies. We are currently recruiting an Educator for our program!

MALE ALLIES PROGRAM EDUCATOR POSITION – INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTING

The Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region supports survivors of sexual violence. We listen, facilitate healing, and celebrate resiliency. Using an intersectional feminist approach, we work to transform systems which promote gender-based violence. Our Male Allies Program is an important component of this transformational work. We engage boys and men, with their unique ability and responsibility, in ending systemic and everyday forms of gender-based violence.

We are currently recruiting a full-time, contract Educator for our Male Allies Program. Reporting to our Public Education Manager, the successful candidate should be inspired by our work and have a genuine desire to support our mission, vision, and values. They will have a passion for working with people of all ages and educating for social change. This role with our Male Allies program is for male-identified applicants only. Men reflecting the diversity of our community are especially encouraged to apply.

Essential Requirements of Education / Experience:

  •      Undergraduate degree in the social sciences and 2 – 5 years of relevant experience, or equivalent

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Facilitate public education presentations, workshops and programs within Waterloo Region
  • Create workshop agendas and program curriculum
  • Create and administer evaluation processes
  • Update social media and website
  • Provide program information, including statistics, for reports as requested
  • Collaborate with public education staff on development of education resources

 Knowledge and Skill Required:

  • Experience applying an intersectional, feminist framework
  • Demonstrated understanding of the root causes of gendered violence, toxic masculinity, and alternative narratives of masculinity
  • Experience educating youth (including 8 – 12 years) and adults. Includes, but is not limited to, curriculum development, program planning, facilitation and evaluation
  • Strong understanding and analysis of the unique challenges facing youth
  • Self-Motivated
  • Understanding of, and experience in, strength-based and youth-led programming is an asset
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and other presentation mediums
  • Ability to work on a highly collaborative team

This position requires the successful candidate to have a valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle, and a Vulnerable Sector Records Check. Flexibility in scheduling is required, including program delivery on some evenings and weekends.

Salary Range: $23.73 – $27.92/hr. 35 hrs. per week with health benefits and a generous vacation package

 Please submit a resume, complete with cover letter, by noon on Thursday, April 5th, 2018 via CharityVillage.ca https://charityvillage.com/app/job-listings/3b70d9ec-f42d-e811-80d2-14187768272a?s=re


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

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Male Allies Program Educator Position Job Description

JOB PURPOSE

Reporting to the Public Education Manager, the Male Allies Program contract 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, opportunity for self-reflection and dialogue, and challenges harmful language and behaviour.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In consultation with the Male Allies Program Coordinator, facilitate public education presentations, workshops and programs within Waterloo Region with a special focus on toxic/healthy masculinities, healthy relationships and consent, body image and self-esteem, bullying and gender-based violence
  • Create workshop agendas and program curriculum in collaboration with the Male Allies Program Coordinator, other SASC staff and our partners
  • Create and administer evaluation processes in consultation with the Male Allies Program Coordinator
  • Update social media and website with workshop/event information, articles, resources, etc.
  • Provide program information, including statistics, for reports as requested
  • Collaborate with public education staff on development of education resources
  • Be a SASC ambassador in our community, promoting our mission, vision and values
  • Make appropriate internal and external referrals beyond the scope of the Public Education Program
  • In consultation with the Male Allies Program Coordinator, provide leadership on projects that further the SASC public education program

Additionally, in a small agency, 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 2 – 5 years of relevant experience, or equivalent

Identified required skills/experience:

  • Experience applying an intersectional, feminist framework
  • Demonstrated understanding of the root causes of gendered violence, toxic masculinity, and alternative narratives of masculinity
  • Experience educating youth (including 8 – 12 years) and adults. Includes, but is not limited to, curriculum development, program planning, facilitation and evaluation
  • Strong understanding and analysis of the unique challenges facing youth (i.e. toxic masculinity, body-image and self-esteem, bullying, etc.)
  • Self-Motivated
  • Understanding of, and experience in, strength-based and youth-led programming an asset
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and other presentation mediums
  • Ability to work on a highly collaborative team

COMMUNICATIONS

Strong communications and interpersonal/human relations skills are required in the position to articulate concepts, engage community members, including youth, and effect change in our community. There are frequent external contacts including working closely with community partners.

WORKING CONDITIONS

This job is performed in a comfortable office environment, with frequent need to travel within Waterloo Region to collaborate with community partners and facilitate programming, workshops and displays. Much of the work in the office involves sitting, but there is opportunity to stand and move about the office. The job requires occasional lifting and transporting of display materials (2 – 25 kg).

DIRECT REPORTS

None