Position Title: SASC Educator II
Reports to: SASC Volunteer and Education Coordinator
Location(s): UBC Point Grey Campus
Employment Type: Full-time, Permanent, 35 hours/week
Hourly Wage: $24.00
Job Listed: November 17, 2022
The Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC) at UBC is a part of the AMS, the Student Society of UBC Vancouver. The SASC is a service for people of all genders and identities, and is committed to creating a safer campus community free from sexualized violence, which involves providing support services and education on campus. Run by full time staff and students since 2002, the SASC serves UBC students, staff, faculty, and people with a connection to the UBC campus through various community resources and services.
The Educator II role leads the SASC in sexual violence and anti-oppressive education prevention. This position will address attitudes, behaviours, and develop curriculum and facilitate education to a wide variety of student and community groups to help end sexual violence with a specific lens and analysis for how other forms of oppression intersect with gender-based violence like sexual assault. The Educator II will also work closely with the Healthier Masculinities program to develop and oversee the development of a strong curriculum.
This is a unionized position with CUPE 1936, Community Social Services of Greater Vancouver.
What do we offer?
- Competitive compensation
- Includes benefits package
- Meal discounts at any of our AMS-run food outlet
- Paid professional development
- Mental health benefit
Day-to-day as the Educator (II) will look like something like this:
- Facilitate, lead and participate in workshops and educational opportunities.
- Utilize, revise and lead workshops in rape myths and consent culture, responding to disclosures, SASC services, and more.
- Plan, create and implement prevention and educational content through curriculum development.
- Facilitate and lead outreach activities on/off campus.
- Assist with training of the SASC volunteer program.
- Assist SASC staff with various administrative duties
- Assist with marketing and distribution of outreach materials.
- Attend staff meetings and supervisory meetings.
- Uphold the standards of confidentiality and respect.
- Work collaboratively with all of The SASC staff and volunteers.
- Represent The SASC with AMS, UBC and greater community. Develop and implement various programming and other means of community-based outreach, including the SASC annual art show, and other public awareness campaigns.
- Maintain education and outreach stats with the Volunteer & Education Coordinator.
- Mentor and support part-time educators in their roles.
- Other duties as assigned.
The ideal Educator (II) is someone who has:
- Knowledge in sexual violence as a topic
- A diploma, undergraduate or graduate degree in the Social Sciences with a minimum of 2 years’ experience
- Have an anti-oppressive/intersectional feminist analysis of gender-based violence
- Experience in curriculum development for prevention education
- Excellent public speaking and engagement skills
- Experience in evaluating program delivery and efficacy.
- Experience developing and delivering curriculum in a post-secondary or youth-oriented environment
- Experience in social media and using digital platforms to engage participants
- Experience in conflict resolution and delivering challenging content
- Ability to work independently while keeping team members, event speakers and other stakeholders informed and up to date with project-specific information
- Ability to uphold the standards of confidentiality and respect
- Strong organizational skills
The following qualifications will be considered an asset in this role:
- Experience working in an anti-violence organization
- Experience in creating materials for public distribution
- Experience developing and coordinating events with other groups
- Experience within the UBC campus community
- Experienced in working collaboratively with various organizations.
Please submit a resume and cover letter describing your interest in this position.
Application deadline: 11:59pm December 11, 2022.
The AMS SASC provides support services to people of all genders and identities and operates from a feminist and anti-oppressive framework. We view lived experience as expertise and consider it to be equally as valuable as academic and professional experience when reviewing applications. We strongly encourage candidates from marginalized communities and intersecting identities to apply, including Indigenous people, racialized/people of colour, poor and working class people and those on social assistance, people living with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ folk.