Disclaimer: Please note that the job postings below are not endorsed or necessarily connected to the organizations that make up the 2SLGBTQ+ Collaborative of Peel Region. Please ensure you are making informed decisions when applying to these positions.
Type: Full Time, Permanent
Application Deadline: February 14th, 2023
Summary: Moyo Health and Community Services is a community and AIDS service organization (ASO) in the Peel region that provides a growing array of health promotion, education, social and support services for people living with, affected by, and at systemic risk of HIV for communities in Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon.
We are seeking to hire a dynamic individual with expertise in leading teams and growing a health promotion portfolio, to manage our Health Promotion team and deliver high quality preventive supports to equity owed communities. This person is also responsible for seeking out and maintaining solid relationships with community partners, equity owed communities, and academic institutions to build stronger and resilient communities.
Guided by a strengths-based multidisciplinary approach rooted in principles and values of inclusion, anti-racism, anti-oppression, self-determination, sex positivity, and harm reduction, this position recognizes and meaningfully promotes the voices of folks with lived experience.
Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
- Program management, monitoring, and evaluation
- Program development, implementation, and evaluation in collaboration with stakeholders, title, and rights holders
- Leading and facilitating meetings/ group sessions
- Staff and student supervision
- Partnership engagement and retention
- Grant writing and support with fundraising
- Administrative responsibilities including report writing, data management and capacity development
To be considered, you should possess the following:
- Post-secondary education in Public Health (MPH), Social Work (BSW, MSW) or Health Sciences (BSc, MSc, diploma) from a recognized university, OR a relevant degree or post-secondary diploma coupled with extensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections prevention or significant experience working in the Non-Profit Sector.
- A demonstrated commitment to health equity and working with equity owed communities and incorporating Social Determinants of Health into programs policies and community practices advocating for; 2S and LGBTQ+ folks, racialized communities, folks living with chronic diseases, substance users, etc
- At least two to five years of experience in program planning (using health promotion and HEAI frameworks), implementation, and evaluation (development of evaluation frameworks and tools)
- Training and/or extensive experience in community development, adult education, program development principles and practice an asset
- Demonstrated ability to coach, mentor and supervise staff and volunteers with excellent personal and professional boundaries
- Ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and respect when communicating to Moyo HCS stakeholders and external contacts
- Passion for nurturing community participation and modelling effective leadership
- Well-developed, analytical decision-making, problem solving and organizational skills
- Enthusiastic about and skilled in using social media platforms/apps (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.) and web-based communication platforms
- Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite
- Ability to work outside regular working hours as required (evening and weekends at times)
- Strong English communication skills (verbal and written), additional language proficiencies are considered an asset.
Program Travel is required for this job; therefore, candidate must have a valid Driver’s License, insurance, and access to a vehicle OR access to other forms of transportation to attend meetings and events as required. Candidate must also possess excellent time management and organizational skills with flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends.
Moyo Health and Community Services is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from persons living with HIV/AIDS, racialized individuals, members of the 2S and LGBTQ+ communities, differently abled and people with culturally diverse backgrounds. Please note that disclosure of any of the identities mentioned above is not required.
- What’s in it for you?
- In addition to vacation allowances, we offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, vision upon successful completion of your probationary period
- A flexible, trust-based environment that invests in staff well-being and in a holistic way
- A chance to contribute to the growth of an aspirational organization and add to the culture and diversity of our growing team while making a significant impact on the sexual health and well-being of our communities
- Working for an organization that is committed to sex-positive, anti-racist, anti-oppressive work and is invested in your personal and professional growth.
How to Apply
Please apply by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: “Manager, Health Promotion and Prevention Programs”. Please include your resume and cover letter in one document tailored to the job requirements.
Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and may be closed if a suitable candidate is found before the stated closing date of February 14th, 2023. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Position: Development Coordinator
Reports to: Development Manager
Embrave: Agency to End Violence (formerly known as Interim Place) is hiring! We embrace brave, inspire bravery, create systemic change to end gender-based violence in our community. We are a non-profit organization that provides shelter, counselling, and advocacy supports for women, two-spirit, genderqueer, trans and non-binary folks and their children impacted by gender-based violence. We amplify the voices of survivors, educate the community, and inspire systemic change to create a society free of violence. Embrave works within a feminist, anti-oppressive, anti-racist, disability justice, gender inclusion, decolonizing and harm reduction framework. All of our programs are from a Sex Workers Rights approach.
To learn more about Embrave, visit: http://www.embrave.ca
We seek 1 full-time Development Coordinator who will play a critical role in securing financial support for Embrave during a period of fundraising growth. The Development Coordinator will support in the development and growth of the fundraising program with innovative ideas and creative additions. Working closely with the Manager of Development, staff and volunteers, the Development Coordinator will provide support to fundraising activities to achieve development and marketing goals, with responsibility for volunteer engagement, gift processing and database management. The Development Coordinator will also provide support to special events, direct mail, donor recognition, and annual/monthly giving, as well as cultivate selected new and current donors.
Overview of Responsibilities
• Work from a feminist, anti-oppressive, anti-racist, gender inclusion, decolonizing, and harm reduction framework.
• Provide support with Embrave’s annual fundraising events (including The Celebrave Gala, The Purple Tie Luncheon, and The Annual Steps to End Violence Walk) and work closely with the Fundraising Committee and staff to bring these events to fruition.
• Provide administrative support to fundraising initiatives, including the Fundraising Committee, third party events and other relevant activities or groups
• Strengthen donor database, ensuring the integrity, confidentiality and accuracy of donor records, reports and mailing lists
• Support with the development of innovative grant proposals and applications as needed.
• Develop and maintain lead/activity tracking system for fundraising initiatives, including special events, foundation proposals, donor recognition and stewardship
• Contribute to the development and dissemination of communication and fundraising materials such as direct mail campaigns, newsletters, e-communications as needed.
• Coordinate and support internal/external communications (i.e., monthly e-news; funding proposals, presentations and correspondence)
• Conduct proactive identification and detailed research of prospective donors through business and news sources, print and online databases and interaction with community, staff and volunteers
• Coordinate and facilitate the in-kind donation programs
• Coordinate and track development activities related to special events, direct mail, donor recognition, and annual/monthly giving
• Engage in awareness building on social media to promote public education and foster understanding of the organization, its mission and vision; as well as issues surrounding Gender Based Violence (GBV). Revised January 2022
• Assist in the recruitment and management of development student interns and volunteers
• Other duties as assigned, may include donor research, proposal writing, media relations
• Manage a portfolio of donors, prospects and volunteers, as assigned by the Manager of Development, to strengthen their relationship with Embrave, with a goal of securing financial donations for priority needs
• Attend evening and weekend events occasionally
• Participate in internal committees.
• Adhere to all Health and Safety Policies and Procedures as outlined by the organization to minimize risks.
• Participate in ensuring 24-7 back up supports for the 24 hours services as needed on a rotational basis.
• Post secondary education in Marketing or Fundraising, or 2+ years of related experience
• Demonstrated knowledge of donor databases and email distribution systems (such as MailChimp, Constant Contact), HMTL, WordPress and CSS.
• Advanced Microsoft Office skills
• Familiarity with design applications including the Adobe Suite and Canva would be an asset
• Experience working in a social service/social justice organization and within a feminist, anti-racism and antioppression, harm reduction and disability justice framework.
• Understanding of gender-based violence as a complex social problem and the intersectionality of sexism, racism, classism, colonialism, homophobia, transphobia, islamophobia, sanism, etc on survivors and their children’s lived experience of violence.
• Experience in community engagement and knowledge of using technology and social media (including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube) to reach target audiences is an asset.
• Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Proven ability to multi-task, set priorities, and meet deadlines
• Thrives in a high-paced environment
• Ability and willingness to work some evenings and/or weekends
• A valid driver’s license is required.
• Knowledge of fundraising methods, including prospect research, direct mail solicitation, major gifts, proposal writing, planned giving and special events would be an asset
• Highly ethical with confidential and sensitive information
• Fluency in additional languages would be an asset
Scope and Accountabilities:
The Embrave Agency to End Violence fundraising team (ED, Leadership team and fundraising volunteers) will work closely together, and this position will report to the Development Manager.
Please apply for this position through Charity Village platform by March 13, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. In your cover letter please include why you are the right person to help us succeed in meeting our strategic objectives.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
We will provide employment accommodation (i.e., an accessible location, technical aids, accommodation during the interview, rescheduling of interviews that fall on religious holidays, etc.) if we are advised of an applicant’s needs in advance of any part of the selection process.
Embrave: Agency to End Violence is committed to the development of an organization that reflects the communities it serves. We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including:
• First Nations, Métis or Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples.
• Members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion, and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin.
• Persons of marginalized sexual orientations.
• Persons with visible and/or invisible disabilities.
• Survivors of the psychiatric system/consumer survivors.
• Two-Spirit, genderqueer, trans and non-binary people.
Date of Posting: January 12, 2023
Deadline: March 13, 2023
Associated Youth Services of Peel (AYSP) is an accredited, charitable organization, supporting children, youth and families with mental health and/or youth justice issues. AYSP’s team of professionals bring a wide range of knowledge and professional experience from diverse backgrounds to our workplace. Our teams have a strong collaborative work ethic and we are committed to ongoing professional development. AYSP provides a client-centred, strength-based approach to engage in a manner which is culturally sensitive, non-judgmental and respectful. Working together with our service partners, using a multi-systems perspective, AYSP provides services that are evidence-based and evidence-informed.
We are currently seeking Counsellors to join our Youth Beyond Barriers (YBB) Team. The YBB program provides counselling and weekly youth groups to youth who identify as 2SLGBTQ+ and their families.
Job Type: Full-time Permanent
Location: Head office in Peel Region, with requirements to travel within the Peel Region
Union Affiliation: OPSEU Local 592
Hours of Work: 35 hours a week (Days & Evenings)
- Provide in person and/or virtual counselling and community support to 2SLGBTQ+ youth, ages 12-17, and their parents/caregivers
- Facilitate weekly support groups for 2SLGBTQ+ youth and their parents/caregivers
- Develop and maintain strong community partnerships with service providers, networks and coalitions in Peel and assist 2SLGBTQ+ youth in accessing appropriate community services
- Participate in community events and activities related to the 2SLGBTQ+ community and act as a community resource
- Provide community capacity building workshops and training related to the 2SLGBTQ+ issues
- Maintain professional documentation, in the form of assessments, case notes, discharge summaries and statistical information
- Participate in bi-weekly clinical peer supervision and monthly individual supervision
- Work flexible hours related to the treatment needs of the clients, evening work will be required
- Transport clients in own vehicle as required
Qualifications and Experience:
- Bachelor of Social Work or related undergraduate degree; Master of Social Work considered an asset.
- Registration within the professional regulating body of either the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario in good standing is required.
- Minimum 2 years counselling experience working with youth and families with complex needs
- Significant knowledge of/experience working with 2SLGBTQ+ youth
- Experience in group leadership and facilitation
- Demonstrated ability to work with multi-need clients utilizing a goal-focused, strength-based approach
- Assessment, goal formulation and treatment planning skills
- Knowledge of and experience in the delivery of clinical interventions, including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, trauma- informed therapy, Systems Theory, family therapy, Crisis Intervention
- Demonstrated understanding of the value of nurturing inclusion of diverse racial, cultural, linguistic, sexual, gender, ability and other experiences
Salary Range: $47,395 – $56,668 yearly
Why Join our Team?
We offer an excellent compensation package with a strong focus on health and wellness. We offer our employees:
- 3 weeks accrued paid vacation and 5 personal days per year
- Registered Retirement Savings plan
- Comprehensive Clinical Supervision provided
- Professional development opportunities within the agency
- Employer-paid staff training and development
- Flexible work schedule
- Excellent benefits, including health and dental coverage and Employee Assistance Program.
AYSP is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and welcome applicants from all cultures, abilities and sexual & gender identities. Applicants must be willing to demonstrate and adhere to a commitment to Anti-Oppressive and Anti-Racist principles, with the expectation that the framework be reflected in day to day work. AYSP will make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants with disabilities to participate in the interview process upon request. For more information, please contact us at email@example.com.
We thank all candidates for applying, however, only candidates being considered will be contacted.
Individuals with the following qualifications are invited to apply with their cover letter and resume to: https://secure.collage.co/jobs/aysp. This position will be posted until February 1, 2023 at 5:00 pm.
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