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About the Position
Position #: 19083
OrganizationSPECTRUM Waterloo Region's Rainbow Community Space
Position: LGBTQ+ Cultural Awareness Trainer
Location: 283 Duke Street West, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: SPECTRUM's LGBTQ+ Cultural Awareness Program is a fee-based service that is aimed at providing awareness training to a wide variety of organizations and businesses serving the adult population in Waterloo Region. If you become involved in this program, you will be assisting local organizations and businesses in creating a more welcoming and inclusive environment for members of the LGBTQ+ community; you will also be helping keep SPECTRUM's doors open through the income that this program generates.
Description: Volunteers assist in delivering LGBTQ+ cultural awareness training sessions to staff and administrators in various organizations and businesses. Prior to each training session, we create case-study scenarios tailored to the particular audience for small-group work in the session. We also, on occasion, tell stories from our lives. We have a full set of PowerPoint training modules and other materials that we use in delivering these sessions.
Training Details: Volunteers will work with experienced trainers to become familiar with the process of delivering the training sessions.
Working Conditions: Volunteers must bring with them the lived experience of being members of the LGBTQ+ community. They must also be articulate and comfortable speaking before groups of people they do not know.
Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: The minimum commitment of time involves attending a two-hour Committee meeting each month; in months when training sessions are to be delivered, there will be an extra four hour commitment that month.
Age: 25+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Car required
Area(s) of Interest: Communication/Public Relations, Teaching/Tutoring
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Facilitation and Training, Verbal Communication
How to Apply
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Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: SPECTRUM Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 226-779-9695
Address: 283 Duke Street West Kitchener, N2H 3X7


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151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

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Friday: 9 am - 12 pm