Part-time Employment Opportunity: Equity Service Centres

The Ryerson Students' Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the overall delivery of the campaigns and events of the Equity Service Centres. Applicants must be approved for Workstudy or ISSWEP for the 2014/2015 academic year prior to applying.

The Coordinators are directly supervised by the Equity & Campaigns Organiser and works with the Executive Director of Communications & Outreach.

Please see full job descriptions below or click the links for PDF job postings.


POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

Centre for Women & Trans People:

  • Centre for Women & Trans People Advocacy & Campaigns Coordinator: One (1)
  • Centre for Women & Trans People Programming Coordinator: One (1)
  • Centre for Women & Trans People Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator: One (1)
  • Sexual Assault Survivor Support Line (SASSL) Coordinator: One (1)

Good Food Centre

  • Good Food Centre Operations & Services Coordinator: One (1)
  • Good Food Centre Events & Advocacy Coordinator: One (1)
  • Good Food Centre Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator: One (1)

Racialised Students' Collective

  • Racialised Students' Collective Advocacy & Campaigns Coordinator: One (1)
  • Racialised Students' Collective Event Coordinator: One (1)
  • Racialised Students' Collective Volunteer & Community Engagement Coordinator: One (1)

RyeACCESS

  • RyeACCESS Programming Coordinator: One (1)
  • RyeACCESS Advocacy & Services Coordinator: One (1)
  • RyeACCESS Volunteer & Community Engagement Coordinator: One (1)

 

RyePRIDE

  • RyePRIDE Advocacy & Campaigns Coordinator: One (1)
  • RyePRIDE Events Coordinator: One (1)
  • RyePRIDE Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator: One (1)

Trans Collective

  • Trans* Collective Coordinator: One (1)

APPLICATIONS:
Submit applications by noon on Monday, September 15, 2014 attention to:

Corey Scott, Equity & Campaigns Organizer

Ryerson Students' Students Union

55 Gould St, Student Centre, SCC208, Toronto ON M5B 1E9

Email: equity@rsuonline.ca

Chosen candidates will be interviewed from Wednesday, September 17, Thursday, September 18, and Friday, September 19, 2014.


WHO ARE WE:

The Ryerson Students' Union represents over 30,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students at Ryerson University, in downtown Toronto. As the central students' union on campus, the RSU works to build campus life, advocate on behalf of its members, organize campaigns and initiatives, provide cost-saving services, and work with students across the province and country for a more affordable and accessible post-secondary education system.

For more information on the Ryerson Students' Union, please check out our website at www.rsuonline.ca.

Note: The Ryerson Students' Union is an independently incorporated and autonomous from Ryerson University.

The Students' Union is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from diverse communities, including: Aboriginal people, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members of the queer community, Transgender people and women.

 

Contact: Equity & Campaigns Organiser
|
equity@rsuonline.ca
|
416.979.5255 x 2348

Part-time Employment Opportunity: Centre for Women & Trans People

The Ryerson Students' Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the overall delivery of the campaigns and events of the Centre for Women & Trans People. Applicants must be approved for Workstudy or ISSWEP for the 2014/2015 academic year prior to applying.

The Coordinator is directly supervised by the Equity & Campaigns Organiser and works with the Executive Director of Communications & Outreach.

Click 'Download' below to see a PDF of the Job Posting.


POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

  • Centre for Women & Trans People Advocacy & Campaigns Coordinator: One (1)
  • Centre for Women & Trans People Programming Coordinator: One (1)
  • Centre for Women & Trans People Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator: One (1)
  • Sexual Assault Survivor Support Line (SASSL) Coordinator: One (1)

Rate of Pay: $12.50 per hour
Length of Contract: Monday, September 15, 2014 and ending on April 6, 2015

Hours per week: Ten (15) to Fifteen (15) hours per week.

WORK OVERVIEW
The primary responsibility of the selected applicant is to organize, and develop programming related to one of five Equity Service Centres of the Ryerson Students' Union which include RyePRIDE, RyeACCESS, Racialised Students' Collective, Centre for Women & Trans* People, and the Good Food Centre. The candidate will also assist with Equity Service Centre community outreach, correspondence with campus stakeholders, office administration, and orientation preparation.

RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Assists with promotion of the Centre for Women & Trans People and all of its services and campaigns in coordination with other staff
  • Responsible for developing events to address the needs, issues faced by women on campus
  • Assists in the coordination of the International Women's Day Community Fair held at Ryerson
  • Develops and implements fundraising strategies and organises events to generate funds
  • Works with other Equity Service Centres to plan joint events where possible
  • Assist with the implementation of RSU campaigns and other appropriate campaigns that the Centre for Women & Trans People endorses
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and positive space in all Centre for Women & Trans People activities and incentives
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours and ensure the health, cleanliness and organization of the office and its services.
  • Responsible for identifying major issues and barriers faced by women in order to develop relevant campaigns and material
  • Required to attend RSU Social Justice & Equity Committee meetings, make recommendations and assist with related campaign work
  • Acts as a representative on the December 6 Memorial Committee
  • Assists with advocacy initiatives for women facing systemic barriers on and off campus
  • Builds relationships with other student based groups and community organisations to develop a network of advocacy resources
  • Responsible for volunteer outreach, recruitment training and orientation
  • Responsible for holding regular volunteer meetings and giving direction to those offering their time
  • Maintains and updates the community resource listings and seeks out new promotional information from community groups
  • Responsible for updating website and bulletin boards in the Centre for Women & Trans People office with new events and material
  • Responsible for conducting outreach at least once a week; outreach includes but is not limited to tabling, class talks, and postering
  • The SASSL Coordinator will specifically be responsible for coordinating operations, outreach and volunteer training for the Support Line, but assisted by other Coordinators

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to overcome challenges and lead a project from concept and planning through to successful execution
  • Experience with community development, event planning and developing promotional material
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team oriented
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Effective communication, both verbal and written
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines and in an expedient manner
  • Ability to motivate others and recruit volunteers
  • Knowledge and understanding of Equity issues and creating inclusive spaces
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2014
  • Priority given to students who are eligible for Workstudy in the 2013/2014 academic year

COVER LETTER
Among typical information, please answer the following questions in your cover letter:

  1. What is your experience in social justice and anti-oppression organising & training?
  2. What experience do you have working in team environment? What experience do you have working in an independent environment?
  3. What programming, advocacy and/or services do you envision for the Centre for Women & Trans People?

Submit applications by noon on Monday, September 15, 2014 attention to:
Corey Scott, Equity & Campaigns Organizer

Ryerson Students' Students Union

55 Gould St, Student Centre, SCC208, Toronto ON M5B 1E9

Email: equity@rsuonline.ca

Chosen candidates will be interviewed from Wednesday, September 17, Thursday, September 18, and Friday, September 19, 2014.

WHO ARE WE:
The Ryerson Students' Union represents over 30,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students at Ryerson University, in downtown Toronto. As the central students' union on campus, the RSU works to build campus life, advocate on behalf of its members, organize campaigns and initiatives, provide cost-saving services, and work with students across the province and country for a more affordable and accessible post-secondary education system.

For more information on the Ryerson Students' Union, please check out our website at www.rsuonline.ca.

Note: The Ryerson Students' Union is an independently incorporated and autonomous from Ryerson University.

The Students' Union is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from diverse communities, including: Aboriginal people, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members of the queer community, Transgender people and women.

Contact: Equity & Campaigns Organiser
|
equity@rsuonline.ca
|
416.979.5255 x 2348

Part-time Employment Opportunity: Good Food Centre

The Ryerson Students' Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the overall delivery of the campaigns and events of the Good Food Centre. Applicants must be approved for Workstudy or ISSWEP for the 2014/2015 academic year prior to applying.

The Coordinator is directly supervised by the Equity & Campaigns Organiser and works with the Executive Director of Communications & Outreach.

Click 'Download' below to see a PDF of the Job Posting.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

  • Good Food Centre Operations & Services Coordinator: One (1)
  • Good Food Centre Events & Advocacy Coordinator: One (1)
  • Good Food Centre Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator: One (1)

Rate of Pay: $12.50 per hour
Length of Contract: Monday, September 15, 2014 and ending on April 6, 2015

Hours per week: Ten (15) to Fifteen (15) hours per week.


WORK OVERVIEW

The primary responsibility of the selected applicant is to organize, and develop programming related to one of five Equity Service Centres of the Ryerson Students' Union which include RyePRIDE, RyeACCESS, Racialised Students' Collective, Centre for Women & Trans* People, and the Good Food Centre. The candidate will also assist with Equity Service Centre community outreach, correspondence with campus stakeholders, office administration, and orientation preparation.


RESPONSIBILITIES
 

  • Responsible for organising and coordinating campaigns and related events that address issues of food security, student poverty & sustainability
  • Assists with promotion and development of Good Food Centre and its related services and campaigns.
  • Responsible for conducting outreach and recruitment of new volunteers
  • Responsible for volunteer training and orientation
  • Assists in the development of outreach and promotional strategy to attract students and develop relationships with community partners
  • Organizes the work of volunteers and their participation in events that promote the Good Food Centre, its services and the issue of food insecurity and poverty
  • Assists with all food drives and fundraising opportunities
  • Assists in reviewing and making recommendations to policy and procedures for users of the service
  • Responsible for updating the website & office space with new events and material, and improving online presence
  • Assist with the upkeep of Community Garden
  • Attend RSU Good Food Coalition Meetings
  • Assists with Good Food Centre deliveries, food purchases and provides up-to-date statistics and an inventory of the Good Food Centre
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and positive space in the Good Food Centre and related materials.
  • Responsible for conducting outreach at least once a week; outreach includes but is not limited to tabling, class talks, and postering
  • Responsible for maintaining regular office hours and ensuring the cleanliness and organization of the Good Food Centre


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to overcome challenges and lead a project from concept and planning through to successful execution
  • Experience with community development, event planning and developing promotional material
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team oriented
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Effective communication, both verbal and written
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines and in an expedient manner
  • Ability to motivate others and recruit volunteers
  • Knowledge and understanding of Equity issues and creating inclusive spaces
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2014
  • Priority given to students who are eligible for Workstudy in the 2013/2014 academic year


COVER LETTER

Among typical information, please answer the following questions in your cover letter:

  1. What is your experience in social justice and anti-oppression organising & training?
  2. What experience do you have working in team environment? What experience do you have working in an independent environment?
  3. What programming, advocacy and/or services do you envision for the Good Food Centre?

Submit applications by noon on Monday, September 15, 2014 attention to:
Corey Scott, Equity & Campaigns Organizer

Ryerson Students' Students Union

55 Gould St, Student Centre, SCC208, Toronto ON M5B 1E9

Email: equity@rsuonline.ca

Chosen candidates will be interviewed from Wednesday, September 17, Thursday, September 18, and Friday, September 19, 2014.


WHO ARE WE?
The Ryerson Students' Union represents over 30,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students at Ryerson University, in downtown Toronto. As the central students' union on campus, the RSU works to build campus life, advocate on behalf of its members, organize campaigns and initiatives, provide cost-saving services, and work with students across the province and country for a more affordable and accessible post-secondary education system.

For more information on the Ryerson Students' Union, please check out our website at www.rsuonline.ca.

Note: The Ryerson Students' Union is an independently incorporated and autonomous from Ryerson University.

The Students' Union is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from diverse communities, including: Aboriginal people, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members of the queer community, Transgender people and women.

Contact: Equity & Campaigns Organiser
|
equity@rsuonline.ca
|
416.979.5255 x 2348

Part-time Employment Opportunity: Racialised Students' Collective

The Ryerson Students' Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the overall delivery of the campaigns and events of the Racialised Students' Collective. Applicants must be approved for Workstudy or ISSWEP for the 2014/2015 academic year prior to applying.

The Coordinator is directly supervised by the Equity & Campaigns Organiser and works with the Executive Director of Communications & Outreach.

Click 'Download' below to see a PDF of the Job Posting.


POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

  • Racialised Students' Collective Advocacy & Campaigns Coordinator: One (1)
  • Racialised Students' Collective Event Coordinator: One (1)
  • Racialised Students' Collective Volunteer & Community Engagement Coordinator: One (1)

Rate of Pay: $12.50 per hour
Length of Contract: Monday, September 15, 2014 and ending on April 6, 2015
Hours per week: Ten (15) to Fifteen (15) hours per week.


WORK OVERVIEW

The primary responsibility of the selected applicant is to organize, and develop programming related to one of five Equity Service Centres of the Ryerson Students' Union which include RyePRIDE, RyeACCESS, Racialised Students' Collective, Centre for Women & Trans* People, and the Good Food Centre. The candidate will also assist with Equity Service Centre community outreach, correspondence with campus stakeholders, office administration, and orientation preparation.


RESPONSIBILITIES
 

  • Responsible for identifying major issues and barriers faced by racialised students in order to develop relevant campaigns and material
  • Required to attend RSU equity committee meetings, make recommendations and assist with related campaign work
  • Assist with organising the Anti Racism Teach-ins and events
  • Responsible for organising and coordinating events and campaigns that generate awareness about racism and, systemic barriers faced by racialised students
  • Assists with advocacy and campaign initiatives that address systemic and institutional problems faced by racialised students
  • Builds relationships with other student based groups and community organizations to develop a network of advocacy resources
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and positive space in all Racialised Students' Collective campaigns and initiatives
  • Responsible for organising an outreach and promotional strategy to attract students and develop community partners
  • Organize the work of volunteers and their participation in events that promote Racialised Students' Collective and its services
  • Assists with promotion of Racialised Students' Collective and all of its services, events and campaigns in coordination with other staff
  • Maintains and updates the community resource listings and seeks out new promotional information from community groups
  • Responsible for updating website and bulletin boards


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to overcome challenges and lead a project from concept and planning through to successful execution
  • Experience with community development, event planning and developing promotional material
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team oriented
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Effective communication, both verbal and written
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines and in an expedient manner
  • Ability to motivate others and recruit volunteers
  • Knowledge and understanding of Equity issues and creating inclusive spaces
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2014
  • Priority given to students who are eligible for Workstudy in the 2013/2014 academic year


COVER LETTER

Among typical information, please answer the following questions in your cover letter:

  1. What is your experience in social justice and anti-oppression organising & training?
  2. What experience do you have working in team environment? What experience do you have working in an independent environment?
  3. What programming, advocacy and/or services do you envision for the Racialised Students' Collective?

Submit applications by noon on Monday, September 15, 2014 attention to:
Corey Scott, Equity & Campaigns Organizer
Ryerson Students' Students Union
55 Gould St, Student Centre, SCC208, Toronto ON M5B 1E9

Email: equity@rsuonline.ca

Chosen candidates will be interviewed from Wednesday, September 17, Thursday, September 18, and Friday, September 19, 2014.


WHO ARE WE?

The Ryerson Students' Union represents over 30,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students at Ryerson University, in downtown Toronto. As the central students' union on campus, the RSU works to build campus life, advocate on behalf of its members, organize campaigns and initiatives, provide cost-saving services, and work with students across the province and country for a more affordable and accessible post-secondary education system.

For more information on the Ryerson Students' Union, please check out our website at www.rsuonline.ca.

Note: The Ryerson Students' Union is an independently incorporated and autonomous from Ryerson University.

The Students' Union is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from diverse communities, including: Aboriginal people, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members of the queer community, Transgender people and women.

Contact: Equity & Campaigns Organiser
|
equity@rsuonline.ca
|
416.979.5255 x 2348

Part-time Employment Opportunity: RyeACCESS

The Ryerson Students' Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the overall delivery of the campaigns and events of RyeACCESS. Applicants must be approved for Workstudy or ISSWEP for the 2014/2015 academic year prior to applying.

The Coordinator is directly supervised by the Equity & Campaigns Organiser and works with the Executive Director of Communications & Outreach.

Click 'Download' below to see a PDF of the Job Posting.


POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

  • RyeACCESS Programming Coordinator: One (1)
  • RyeACCESS Advocacy & Services Coordinator: One (1)
  • RyeACCESS Volunteer & Community Engagement Coordinator: One (1)

Rate of Pay: $12.50 per hour
Length of Contract: Monday, September 15, 2014 and ending on April 6, 2015

Hours per week: Ten (15) to Fifteen (15) hours per week.


WORK OVERVIEW

The primary responsibility of the selected applicant is to organize, and develop programming related to one of five Equity Service Centres of the Ryerson Students' Union which include RyePRIDE, RyeACCESS, Racialised Students' Collective, Centre for Women & Trans* People, and the Good Food Centre. The candidate will also assist with Equity Service Centre community outreach, correspondence with campus stakeholders, office administration, and orientation preparation.


RESPONSIBILITIES
 

  • Responsible for identifying major issues and barriers faced by students with disabilities to develop relevant campaigns and material
  • Required to attend RSU Equity & Social Justice committee meetings, make recommendations and assist with related campaign work
  • Responsible for organising and coordinating campaigns and related events that address issues of ableism, sanism, audism & madness
  • Assists with advocacy initiatives for students with disabilities
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and positive space in all RyeACCESS campaigns and incentives
  • Assists with promotion of RyeACCESS and all of its services and campaigns in coordination with other staff
  • Assist with the implementation of RSU campaigns and other appropriate campaigns that RyeACCESS endorses
  • Responsible for volunteer outreach, recruitment, training and orientation
  • Responsible for updating website and bulletin boards in the RyeACCESS office with new events and material
  • Develops and implements a fundraising strategy and organises events to generate funds
  • Assists in the development of outreach and promotional strategy to attract students and develop relationships with community partners
  • Responsible for conducting outreach at least once a week; outreach includes but is not limited to tabling, class talks, and postering
  • Responsible for maintaining regular office hours and ensuring the cleanliness and organization of the RyeACCESS office


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to overcome challenges and lead a project from concept and planning through to successful execution
  • Experience with community development, event planning and developing promotional material
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team oriented
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Effective communication, both verbal and written
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines and in an expedient manner
  • Ability to motivate others and recruit volunteers
  • Knowledge and understanding of Equity issues and creating inclusive spaces
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2014
  • Priority given to students who are eligible for Workstudy in the 2013/2014 academic year


COVER LETTER

Among typical information, please answer the following questions in your cover letter:

  1. What is your experience in social justice and anti-oppression organising & training?
  2. What experience do you have working in team environment? What experience do you have working in an independent environment?
  3. What programming, advocacy and/or services do you envision for the Equity Service Centre(s) you are applying for?

Submit applications by noon on Monday, September 15, 2014 attention to:
Corey Scott, Equity & Campaigns Organizer

Ryerson Students' Students Union

55 Gould St, Student Centre, SCC208, Toronto ON M5B 1E9

Email: equity@rsuonline.ca

Chosen candidates will be interviewed from Wednesday, September 17, Thursday, September 18, and Friday, September 19, 2014.


WHO ARE WE?

The Ryerson Students' Union represents over 30,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students at Ryerson University, in downtown Toronto. As the central students' union on campus, the RSU works to build campus life, advocate on behalf of its members, organize campaigns and initiatives, provide cost-saving services, and work with students across the province and country for a more affordable and accessible post-secondary education system.
 

For more information on the Ryerson Students' Union, please check out our website at www.rsuonline.ca.

Note: The Ryerson Students' Union is an independently incorporated and autonomous from Ryerson University.

The Students' Union is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from diverse communities, including: Aboriginal people, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members of the queer community, Transgender people and women.

Contact: Equity & Campaigns Organiser
|
equity@rsuonline.ca
|
416.979.5255 x 2348

Part-time Employment Opportunity: RyePRIDE

The Ryerson Students' Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the overall delivery of the campaigns and events of RyePRIDE. Applicants must be approved for Workstudy or ISSWEP for the 2014/2015 academic year prior to applying.

The Coordinator is directly supervised by the Equity & Campaigns Organiser and works with the Executive Director of Communications & Outreach.

Click 'Download' below to see a PDF of the Job Posting. 


POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

  • RyePRIDE Advocacy & Campaigns Coordinator: One (1)
  • RyePRIDE Events Coordinator: One (1)
  • RyePRIDE Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator: One (1)

Rate of Pay: $12.50 per hour
Length of Contract: Monday, September 15, 2014 and ending on April 6, 2015

Hours per week: Ten (15) to Fifteen (15) hours per week.


WORK OVERVIEW

The primary responsibility of the selected applicant is to organize, and develop programming related to one of five Equity Service Centres of the Ryerson Students' Union which include RyePRIDE, RyeACCESS, Racialised Students' Collective, Centre for Women & Trans* People, and the Good Food Centre. The candidate will also assist with Equity Service Centre community outreach, correspondence with campus stakeholders, office administration, and orientation preparation.


RESPONSIBILITIES
 

  • Responsible for identifying major issues and barriers faced by queer and trans students to develop relevant campaigns and material
  • Required to attend RSU Equity & Social Justice committee meetings, make recommendations and assist with related campaign work
  • Responsible for organising and coordinating campaigns and related events that address issues of access for queer and trans students
  • Acts as a representative to Ryerson Positive Space Committee
  • Develops and implements a fundraising strategy and organises events to generate funds
  • Assists with advocacy initiatives for queer and trans students
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and positive space in all RyePRIDE campaigns and incentives
  • Assists with promotion of RyePRIDE and all of its services and campaigns in coordination with other staff
  • Assist with the implementation of RSU campaigns and other appropriate campaigns that RyePRIDE endorses
  • Responsible for volunteer outreach, recruitment, training and orientation
  • Responsible for holding regular volunteer meetings and giving direction to those offering their time
  • Responsible for updating website and bulletin boards in the RyePRIDE office with new events and material
  • Responsible for conducting outreach at least once a week; outreach includes but is not limited to tabling, class talks, and postering
  • Responsible for maintaining regular office hours and ensuring the health, safety, cleanliness and organisation of the office and its services.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to overcome challenges and lead a project from concept and planning through to successful execution
  • Experience with community development, event planning and developing promotional material
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team oriented
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Effective communication, both verbal and written
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines and in an expedient manner
  • Ability to motivate others and recruit volunteers
  • Knowledge and understanding of equity issues and creating inclusive spaces
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2014
  • Priority given to students who are eligible for Workstudy or ISSWEP in the 2014/2015 academic year


COVER LETTER

Among typical information, please answer the following questions in your cover letter:

  1. What is your experience in social justice and anti-oppression organising & training?
  2. What experience do you have working in team environment? What experience do you have working in an independent environment?
  3. What programming, advocacy and/or services do you envision for the Equity Service Centre(s) you are applying for?

Submit applications by noon on Monday, September 15, 2014 attention to:
Corey Scott, Equity & Campaigns Organizer

Ryerson Students' Students Union

55 Gould St, Student Centre, SCC208, Toronto ON M5B 1E9

Email: equity@rsuonline.ca

Chosen candidates will be interviewed from Wednesday, September 17, Thursday, September 18, and Friday, September 19, 2014.


WHO ARE WE?

The Ryerson Students' Union represents over 30,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students at Ryerson University, in downtown Toronto. As the central students' union on campus, the RSU works to build campus life, advocate on behalf of its members, organize campaigns and initiatives, provide cost-saving services, and work with students across the province and country for a more affordable and accessible post-secondary education system.

For more information on the Ryerson Students' Union, please check out our website at www.rsuonline.ca.

Note: The Ryerson Students' Union is an independently incorporated and autonomous from Ryerson University.

The Students' Union is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from diverse communities, including: Aboriginal people, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members of the queer community, Transgender people and women.

Contact: Equity & Campaigns Organiser
|
equity@rsuonline.ca
|
416.979.5255 x 2348

Part-time Employment Opportunity: Trans* Collective

The Ryerson Students' Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the overall development of the newly created Trans* Collective. Applicants must be approved for Workstudy or ISSWEP for the 2014/2015 academic year prior to applying.

The Coordinator is directly supervised by the Equity & Campaigns Organiser and works with the Executive Director of Communications & Outreach.

Click 'Download' below to see a PDF of the Job Posting.


POSITIONS AVAILABLE

  • Trans* Collective Coordinator: One (1)

Rate of Pay: $12.50 per hour
Length of Contract: Monday, September 15, 2014 and ending on April 6, 2015

Hours per week: Ten (15) to Fifteen (15) hours per week.

WORK OVERVIEW
The primary responsibility of the selected applicant is to organize, and develop programming related to the newly created Trans* Collective of the Ryerson Students' union. The Coordinator will work with the five Equity Service Centres of the Ryerson Students' Union which include RyePRIDE, RyeACCESS, Racialised Students' Collective, Centre for Women & Trans* People, and the Good Food Centre. The candidate will also assist with Equity Service Centre community outreach, correspondence with campus stakeholders, and office administration.


RESPONSIBILITIES
 

  • Organise and facilitate regular meetings of the Trans* Collective
  • Responsible for identifying major issues and barriers faced by trans* students to develop relevant campaigns and material
  • Required to attend RSU Equity & Social Justice committee meetings, make recommendations and assist with related campaign work
  • Responsible for organising and coordinating campaigns and related events that address issues of access for trans* students
  • Organise events and programmes for the Trans* Collective
  • Develop fundraising strategies to assist the work of the Trans* Collective
  • Assists with advocacy initiatives for trans* students
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and positive space in all Trans* Collective campaigns and incentives
  • Assists with promotion of the Trans* Collective and all of its services and campaigns in coordination with other staff
  • Assist with the implementation of RSU campaigns and other appropriate campaigns that the Trans* Collective endorses
  • Responsible for volunteer outreach, recruitment, training and orientation
  • Responsible for updating website and bulletin boards with new events and material
  • Responsible for conducting outreach at least once a week; outreach includes but is not limited to tabling, class talks, and postering
  • Responsible for maintaining regular office hours and ensuring the health, safety, cleanliness and organisation of the Trans* Collective and its services.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to overcome challenges and lead a project from concept and planning through to successful execution
  • Some knowledge on the diversity of the trans* community and equity issues pertaining to the trans* community, including but not limited to cis-sexism, intersectionality, trans-misogyny, racism, sexism, ableism, sexism, classism, ageism, queerphobia and body and sex positivity
  • Experience with community development, event planning and developing promotional material
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team oriented
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Effective communication, both verbal and written
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines and in an expedient manner
  • Ability to motivate others and recruit volunteers
  • Knowledge and understanding of equity issues and creating inclusive spaces
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2014
  • Priority given to students who are eligible for Workstudy or ISSWEP in the 2014/2015 academic year

COVER LETTER
Among typical information, please answer the following questions in your cover letter:
  1. What is your experience in social justice and anti-oppression organising & training?
  2. What experience do you have working in team environment? What experience do you have working in an independent environment?
  3. What programming, advocacy and/or services do you envision for the Trans* Collective?

Submit applications by noon on Monday, September 15, 2014 attention to:
Corey Scott, Equity & Campaigns Organizer

Ryerson Students' Students Union

55 Gould St, Student Centre, SCC208, Toronto ON M5B 1E9

Email: equity@rsuonline.ca

Chosen candidates will be interviewed from Wednesday, September 17, Thursday, September 18, and Friday, September 19, 2014.


WHO ARE WE?
The Ryerson Students' Union represents over 30,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students at Ryerson University, in downtown Toronto. As the central students' union on campus, the RSU works to build campus life, advocate on behalf of its members, organize campaigns and initiatives, provide cost-saving services, and work with students across the province and country for a more affordable and accessible post-secondary education system.

For more information on the Ryerson Students' Union, please check out our website at www.rsuonline.ca.

Note: The Ryerson Students' Union is an independently incorporated and autonomous from Ryerson University.

The Students' Union is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from diverse communities, including: Aboriginal people, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members of the queer community, Transgender people and women.

Contact: Equity & Campaigns Organiser
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equity@rsuonline.ca
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416.979.5255 x 2348