6133 University Boulevard, 6133 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Req #63
Thursday, May 6, 2021
The Alma Mater Society (AMS) is the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) student society, and works to improve the academic, social and personal lives of the 56,000 UBC students at its Vancouver campus. The AMS also runs nine food and beverage outlets, a catering and conference operation, and the AMS Student Nest, providing on-campus employment opportunities and generating revenue that goes directly back into supporting the students at UBC.
Position Title SASC Outreach Worker
Reports to: SASC Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator
Location(s) UBC Point Grey Campus
Employment Type Hourly, Part-time, One-year Contract
Hourly Wage $18.39
The Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC) at UBC is a part of the AMS, the Student Society of UBC Vancouver. Run by full time staff and students since 2002, the SASC has been committed to the education, support, and empowerment of people of all genders who are survivors of sexualized violence as well as their friends and family. We serve UBC students, staff, faculty, and people with a connection to the UBC campus through various resources and services.
This is a unionized position with CUPE 1936, Community Social Services of Greater Vancouver.
What do we offer?
● Competitive compensation
● Includes benefits package
● Meal discounts at any of our AMS-run food outlets
● Paid professional development
● Mental health benefit
Day-to-day as the Outreach Worker will look like something like this:
Facilitate, lead and participate in workshops and educational opportunities.
Create, update and revise workshop content as necessary.
Facilitate and lead outreach activities on/off campus.
Assist with training and maintenance of the SASC volunteer program.
Assist SASC staff with various administrative duties including newsletters, blog writing, developing outreach materials, and library maintenance.
Assist with marketing and distribution of outreach materials.
Attend staff meetings and supervisory meetings.
Uphold the standards of confidentiality and respect.
Work collaboratively with all of The SASC staff and volunteers.
Represent The SASC with AMS, UBC and greater community.
Develop and implement various programming and other means of community-based outreach, including the SASC annual art show, and other public awareness campaigns.
Other duties as assigned.
The ideal Outreach Worker is someone who is:
Registered as a UBC student from May 2021 - June 2022.
Knowledgeable about intersectional feminist and anti-oppressive perspectives, and approaches in relation to sexualized violence.
Skilled in workshop facilitation, public speaking, and community engagement.
Collaborative, and has strong communication and inter-personal skills.
Able to use Internet, E-mail and Microsoft Office programs comfortably.
Experienced in working with diverse populations and maintaining confidentiality.
Well organized, flexible, self-motivated and able to take initiative.
Aware of relevant UBC and community services and resources.
Experienced in working within an educational context. Experience within the UBC campus community is an asset.
Experienced with online newsletter platforms such as MailChimp.
Experienced with feminist/anti-oppressive services. Experience with The SASC is considered an asset.
Experienced in working collaboratively with various organizations.
Please submit a resume and cover letter by clicking the Apply Now button below.
Application deadline: Friday, May 28st, 2021 at 5pm.
The SASC provides support services to people of all genders and identities, and operates from an intersectional and anti-oppressive approach. We view lived experience as expertise, and consider it to be equally as valuable as academic and professional experience when reviewing applications. We strongly encourage candidates from marginalized communities and intersecting identities to apply, including Indigenous people, racialized/people of colour, poor and working class people. and those on social assistance, people living with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ folks.
The Alma Mater Society of UBC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status or any other characteristic protected by law. We invite all qualified candidates to apply online with their resume and cover letter. Due to the large volume of resumes we receive at the AMS, we are only able to contact those we are interested in interviewing and cannot reply to email/phone/walk-in inquiries regarding application status.
Pay Type Hourly