Glow Centre Coordinator (2 Term Contract – Spring 2021 & Fall 2021)

Service Description: Glow is the oldest continuously-run LGBTQ2+ student organization in Canada. Run entirely by dedicated student volunteers, we offer a wide variety of discussion groups, social events, advocacy opportunities, awareness campaigns, resources, and LGBTQ+ information.

Job title: Coordinator, Glow Centre (2 Term Contract – Spring 2021 & Fall 2021)
Department: Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) Student-Run Service
Reports to: WUSA Services Manager
Weekly Hours: Up to 25/Hrs per week
Rate: $16.00 /hr
Effective date: May 3rd, 2021
End Date: December 23rd, 2021

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 LGBTQ2+ community on campus as accurately as possible. You will gain invaluable experience with working in a team, 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 bi-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 LGBTQ2+ 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:

  • New Coordinators required to virtually attend training with WUSA Services Manager on May 3rd (time TBD) and May 4th (time TBD)
  • Returning Coordinators required to virtually attend training with WUSA Services Manager on May 4th (time TBD) only.

Please submit a resume and cover letter indicating experience and how you meet the requirements of the role to with the subject line “WUSA Glow Centre Coordinator Spring 2021 Application” by March 14th, 2021.