CSSSVS Outreach Lead

Position TitleCentre for Safer Sex & Sexual Violence Support Outreach Lead
Start DateSeptember 5, 2023
End DateDecember 8, 2023
Rate of Pay$18.00 per hour
Hours per Week12 – 15 hours
Number of Positions1

The Toronto Metropolitan Students’ Union (TMSU) is currently seeking candidates to support the operations of the Centre for Safer Sex and Sexual Violence Support. The position will allow staff to learn about industry printing standards and work with technical printing and finishing machinery. The position is directly supervised by the CSSSVS Coordinator.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct regular in-person and digital outreach for the CSSSVS, including but not limited to street and building outreach, tabling, flyering and class announcements.
  • Conducts CSSSVS outreach and supports volunteers in any nightlife events that the TMSU hosts or endorses, including pub and club nights.
  • Creates and implements outreach materials and materials for distribution, as well as maintaining community resources for distribution.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of CSSSVS outreach initiatives.
  • Assists in the implementation of events, campaigns and services of the CSSSVS.
  • Assist in the recruitment, training, coaching, scheduling and feedback for CSSSVS volunteer programs.
  • Assists in the coverage of the CSSSVS phone and text line where appropriate.
  • When time permits, assists with other ancillary duties as assigned by the CSSSVS.

Successful Candidates Will Possess

  • Passion for consent culture, reproductive and body justice and social justice.
  • Ability to be available at prime outreach periods throughout the week, especially Thursday and Friday between 10pm-midnight (as needed).
  • Ability to overcome challenges and lead a project from concept and planning through to successful execution.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. Capacity to participate in street outreach and public speaking.
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team oriented.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Strong organizational skills with proven ability to work within deadlines and adhere to regular tasklists.
  • Ability to motivate others and recruit volunteers.
  • Knowledge and understanding of consent culture, equity issues, anti-oppression and creating inclusive spaces.
  • Experience with conflict resolution and de-escalation tactics is considered a strong asset.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter prior to 5pm on August 27, 2023

Subject: CSSSVS Operations Lead Application

Email: jobs+csssvs@yourtmsu.ca

Please ensure it is in PDF format and that you send it to the correct email address as shown above.

The students’ union is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from diverse communities, including: First Nations, Inuit & Métis people, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members of the queer community, trans people and women.

Who are we?

The Toronto Metropolitan Students’ Union represents over 38,000 full-time undergraduate students at Toronto Metropolitan University, in downtown Toronto. As the central students’ union on campus, the TMSU 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 Toronto Metropolitan Students’ Union, please check out our website at http://www.yourtmsu.ca.

Note: The Toronto Metropolitan Students’ Union is an independently incorporated and autonomous from Toronto Metropolitan University.

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