• Part Time
  • Anywhere
  • This position has been filled
  • 2023-12-31


Please note we cannot accommodate students on a co-op term who will be working full-time hours. This is due to coordinators needing to be available regularly during the day to run their operations. If you have any questions, please contact services.support@wusa.ca

GLOW Coordinator (Winter 2024 – Spring 2024, 2 Terms)

Service Description: Glow is the oldest continually-running university-based 2SLGBTQ+ group in Canada. Run entirely by dedicated student volunteers, Glow promotes a healthy attitude towards all sexual/romantic orientations and gender identities on the UWaterloo campus by providing a wide variety of peer support, social events, advocacy work, and resources.

Job Title: Coordinator, Glow Centre (2 Term Contract – Winter 2024 – Spring 2024)
Department: Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) Student-Run Service
Reports To: WUSA Services Manager
Weekly Hours: Up to 20/Hrs per week
Hourly Wage: $17
Effective Date: January 1st, 2023
End Date: August 29th, 2023

Benefits of Working for the Glow Centre:
Coordinating allows you to make decisions with your exec team to better the functioning of Glow, and to work towards representing the 2SLGBTQ+ community on campus as accurately as possible. You will gain invaluable experience with working in a team, leading advocacy projects, working within a budget, creating and planning events, and overseeing the functioning of an entire service!

Role Description: The coordinators are responsible for the overall day-to-day administration and operations of Glow, the organizational culture, volunteer management, training and development, and external representation of Glow on campus.

Key Accountabilities:
Overall logistics and general operations of Glow including the physical space and safety for all volunteers and visitors
Supervision, training and support for the exec and volunteers
Organizing Glow events (booking spaces, event forms, logistics, etc.)
Maintaining general Glow email address and replying promptly to messages
Managing Glow’s finances
Work with the WUSA marketing department to ensure proper promotion of the Glow Centre and all related events and activities
Attend a weekly meeting with the Services Manager and must submit an end of term report in accordance with the WUSA policies and procedures
Submit hours tracking and payroll information as required
Requirements and assets for the role:
Previous experience working with marginalized and minority groups required
Previous experience within the Glow Centre is strongly preferred
A strong understanding of Queer culture and 2SLGBTQ+ issues including intersectionality
Must be a current undergraduate student at the University of Waterloo and enrolled in the term(s) indicated
Must be able to be physically on campus during the term(s) as needed
Must be committed to fulfilling the required hours to ensure quality of service
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to lead a team, engage and motivate
Able to make timely decisions, independently and with a group
Strong interpersonal and conflict-resolution skills
Ability to prioritize and multi-task
Knowledge of budgeting and finance
Knowledge of volunteering and administration
Strong knowledge of social media
Respectful of pronouns

Training Requirements:
Required to attend training with WUSA Services Manager prior to official start date (dates TBA)
Please submit a resume and cover letter indicating experience and how you meet the requirements of the role.

Along with submitting your resume, please fill out this form for your application to be considered. https://forms.office.com/r/iTqYU136fJ