Looking to join our team

INTERNAL JOB POSTING

(Open for ACAS volunteers and service users)

EducAsian Project Lead

Application Deadline: Sunday, August 22, 2021 Contract 6 month contract
Interview Date: August 26-27, 2021 by zoom Compensation$2500 honorarium

The “EducAsian – Community Learning for LGBTQ+ Youth in the Face of Anti-Asian Racism” project will provide a workshop series that will equip and empower East and Southeast Asian LGBTQ+ youth age 18-29 with basic knowledge and skills to deal with Anti-Asian racism in their daily lives and connect them with a wider community. ACAS supports employment equity. East or Southeast Asian cisgender or transgender person who self-identifies as part of the LGBTQ community, a person living with HIV/AIDS are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, implement and evaluate project
  • Promote project and outreach to various relevant community groups and organizations
  • Develop, facilitate and coordinate with other facilitators to organize 8 virtual workshops
  • Work with volunteers to organize virtual showcase of participants’ expressive arts therapy artwork
  • Track project expenses and financial records
  • Develop and collect project data for evaluation purpose
  • Write interim and final narrative reports

Qualifications

  • Familiarity with or lived experience in the East and Southeast Asian LGBTQ communities
  • Project management skills
  • Workshop design and facilitation skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to anti-homophobia, anti-oppression, and healthy sexuality principles
  • Understanding of HIV/AIDS stigma and discrimination, harm reduction principles and practices
  • Self-directed and able to work flexible hours (in the evenings and weekends)
  • Computer skills: MS Office, Zoom or other Video Conferencing software
  • Graphic design or experience in producing promotional materials (Facebook event poster) would be an asset
  • Fluent in one of the East and Southeast Asian languages and be able to facilitate a workshop an asset

Please send a resume with 1 reference by email to:

Hiring Committee – Asian Community AIDS Services

Email: officeadmin@acas.org

Subject: EducAsian Lead