Glow

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.
 
Benefits of Volunteering with Glow: The experience of working with a wonderful team, to create and provide a safe space for the queer and trans community on campus! Also, we have exec socials once a month, and a fun exec appreciation gift of your choosing at the end of the semester!

Department: Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) Student-Run Service
Reports to: Coordinators – Glow
Effective date: September 7th, 2022
Weekly Time Commitment: 5-10 hours per week, including a weekly executive meeting
Job title: Advocacy Director – The Glow Centre for Sexual and Gender Diversity

Job Description: The Advocacy Director is responsible for organizing events, services, and campaigns related to advocacy that strive for equity and anti-oppression within and for the queer and trans community.

General Requirements for Glow Executives:  
– Previous volunteer experience with Glow
– Attending the weekly executive meeting and responding to emails within 24 hours
– Inclusive of minority and marginalized groups
– Reliability and professionalism
– Organizational and time-management skills
– Respectful of pronouns

Responsibilities:   
– Advocating for queer and trans students in the university community
– Provide ideas for community educational initiatives and/or campaigns
– Initiate and work on advocacy projects as determined by either the interests of the Advocacy director and/or Coordinators (eg. Trans resources library, Flag of the month)
– Work with the External and Inclusion directors to determine the community’s needs
– Work with the Marketing and Inclusion directors to develop content for queer and trans awareness days (such as Coming Out Day, Pride Days, etc.)
– Create Glow’s own educational resources (eg. pamphlets/brochures)

Requirements:   
– Knowledgeable and enthusiastic about queer and trans issues
– Able to promote long-term projects
– Writing skills (experience in writing proposals is an asset)
– Ability to act with discretion in delicate situations

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