Community Facilitator

Organization Details
Organization Name: Rainbow Resource Centre
Address: 170 Scott Street
Winnipeg MB  R3L 0L3
Website: http://www.rainbowresourcecentre.org
Organizational Description: We are a non-profit organization that serves the LGBTTQ* community in Manitoba and North Western Ontario.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Why volunteer your valuable time at Rainbow Resource Centre?

-To foster a greater sense of understanding of 2SLGBTQ+ issues and inclusion with our allies

-To make connections within the 2SLGBTQ+ community and learn more about the resources, support and education the Centre provides.

-To gain skills and work experience in group presentations for which a professional reference will be provided.

Purpose: To provide knowledge, skills and experience to 2SLGBTQ+ newcomers, people of colour, Two-Spirit, transgender, and gender non-conforming individuals who face barriers to employment so that they may deliver one-hour workshops on 2SLGBTQ+ inclusion to businesses, service providers, organizations, and students.

Duties & Responsibilities: Attend training sessions on workshop content, presentation skills, dealing with difficult situations, professionalism, and Rainbow Resource Centre expectations; deliver one-hour presentations when scheduled; participate in relevant Rainbow Resource Centre community programming; attend regular meetings of Community Facilitators to debrief presentations delivered, and offer peer support and mentorship.
Skills Required: Friendly, people-oriented, responsible, organized, reliable, calm under pressure, adaptable, able to listen and effectively communicate with people from diverse backgrounds, comfortable speaking in front of groups of people, able to comfortably navigate objections and differing opinions, basic knowledge of computers and technology (is an asset but not mandatory).
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
-Up to 6 one-hour presentations per year occurring 1 to 2 times monthly during the day (depending on your availability and the times requested by the organization) -15 hours (2x 7.5 hour days) of training at the onset of the position -Up to 2 hours per month for community programming and peer debrief.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Requires child minding
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Bus tickets
Certificate of recognition
Child minding
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: Programming@rainbowresourcecentre.org
In Person
Online: rainbowresourcecentre.org/volunteer/opportunities/community-facilitator
Closing Date: Feb 29, 2020
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