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 services.support@wusa.ca with the subject line “WUSA Glow Centre Coordinator Spring 2021 Application” by March 14th, 2021.