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: Trans Equity Director – The Glow Centre for Sexual and Gender Diversity

Job Description: The Trans Equity Director is responsible for helping ensure that UW trans students’ voices are heard and advocate for and seek resolution to issues trans undergraduates face. They will also be responsible for updating and maintaining the Trans Resource Library: an online collection of resources and information on identifying as transgender.

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:   
– Update and maintain the Trans Resource library
– Stay up-to-date on current issues faced by trans students
– Work with the coordinators and advocacy director to attempt to – resolve issues trans students face on campus
– Connect with our community members who have lived experience
– Work with the Marketing and Advocacy directors to develop content for trans awareness days (such as trans day of visibility, trans day of remembrance, etc.)

Requirements:   
– Skilled in advocating for trans students
– Lived experience as a trans person
– Openness to learning new information
– Ability to deal with delicate situations
– Knowledge of the needs and issues surrounding trans students

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