Current Opportunities

Who are we?

The Ryerson Students’ Union represents over 40,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students at Ryerson University, in downtown Toronto. As the central students’ union on campus, the RSU works to build campus life, advocate on behalf of its members, organize campaigns and initiatives, provide cost-saving services, and work with students across the province and country for a more affordable and accessible post-secondary education system. For more information on the Ryerson Students’ Union, please check out our website at www.rsuonline.ca.

The Ryerson Students’ Union is an independently incorporated and autonomous from Ryerson University. The Students’ Union is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from diverse communities, including: Indigenous peoples, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members of the queer community, Transgender people and women.

Executive Assistant

(Full-time – 40 hours/week)


Job Type: 1-year contract 

Start date: July 2022 

End date: June 2023

Pay Range: $23/hour 

 

Description

The Executive Assistant shall be a staff member responsible for assisting the President and Executive Director of Toronto Metropolitan Students Union (TMSU), in overseeing the ongoing projects, operations and strategic growth of the organization.

 

The Executive Assistant will work under supervision of the President and Executive Director on issues related to TMSU projects and operations. They will not have disciplinary or signing authority but may recommend measures to the President and Executive Director.

 

Major Responsibilities

  • Advises and assists the President and Executive Director on current affairs, operational priorities, and strategic growth.
  • Ensures project and operational information are communicated and completed in a timely manner on behalf of the President and Executive Director for any staff, board member or volunteer in the organization.
  • Schedules check-ins on behalf of the President and Executive Director for tasks assigned to any staff, board member or volunteer in the organization.
  • Attends scheduled meetings and takes meeting minutes and creates a summary of action items for each individual present in the meeting
  • Conducts performance reviews of any staff or board member in the organization and provides improvement suggestions.
  • Conducts an annual operational assessment of the Union’s performance on project completion and day-to-day operations and provides recommendations to the President and Executive Director for strategic growth of the organization.

 

Qualifications

  • Education: Has obtained a bachelor’s degree
  • Organization skills: Ability to stay focused, organized, and prioritize work based on importance and urgency. Proven ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a highly challenging environment
  • Research Skills: well versed in conducting research independently 
  • Attention to detail: Precision, accuracy, and high attention to detail in all aspects of work, including ensuring documents and presentations are error free
  • Team-oriented: Ability to work effectively independently as well as with a team
  • Demonstrates a strong participative leadership style; is an advocate of open, honest, and consistent communication
  • Values and respects others’ opinions and diversity; Maintains a high level of urgency, confidentiality, and discretion

 

How to apply

  • Please email your resume and cover letter to president@rsuonline.ca & jobs@rsuonline.ca
  • In your email:
    • Please state your weekly availability 
    • Why you are interested in this position 

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Policy & Governance Coordinator 

(Part-time – 24 hours/week) 

Job Type: Part-time contract 

Start date: July 2022 

End date: April 2023 

Pay Range: $20/hour 

 

The Policy and Governance Coordinator shall be a staff member responsible for the maintenance, outreach, and development of the policy manuals and documents of the organization. They will work under the supervision of the Executive and Executive Director on issues related to the governance of the TMSU. The Policy and Governance Coordinator will be the liaison and assistant to TMSU’s corporate governance legal counsel. 

 

The coordinator shall have zero decision-making ability when it comes to policy.

 

Major Responsibilities 

  • Review existing organization policies for inconsistencies, loopholes, vague or potential errors in the policy
  • Create clear, researched reports for the governance committee, executives, and the Board of Directors on issues found in existing policy
  • Review external organizations (i.e. student unions at another university) policies to find improvements that can be made to strengthen the TMSU policies
  • Create clear reports for the governance committee on improvements that can be made to existing policies or new policies that could be added
  • Support student groups in simplifying policies, and assist in administering their elections when requested 

 

Qualifications

  • Education: In the process of obtaining or has obtained a bachelor’s degree
  • Organization skills: Ability to stay focused, organized, and prioritize work based on importance and urgency. Proven ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a highly challenging environment
  • Attention to detail: Precision, accuracy, and high attention to detail in all aspects of work, including ensuring documents and presentations are error free 
  • Team-oriented: Ability to work effectively independently as well as with a team
  • Demonstrates a strong participative leadership style; is an advocate of open, honest, and consistent communication
  • Values and respects others’ opinions and diversity; Maintains a high level of urgency, confidentiality, and discretion

 

How to apply

  • Please email your resume and cover letter to president@rsuonline.ca 
  • In your email:
    • Please state your weekly availability 
    • Why you are interested in this position 

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

Trans Collective

 

Rate of Pay:                         $15 per hour

Start Date:                             September 5th, 2022

End Date:                             December 26th, 2022

Hours per week:                 15 -20hours per week

Posting Date:                      August 21, 2022
Closing Date:                     
August 28, 2022

 

Positions Available:

  • Events and campaign Coordinator: One (1)
  • Volunteer and community Coordinator: One (1)

 

These positions are open to students that qualify for the Career Boost (WorkStudy) Program and the International Student Services Work Experience Program (ISSWEP). These positions are also open to Students who DO NOT qualify for either programs.

 

WORK OVERVIEW

The primary responsibility of the selected applicants is to organize, prepare and develop fall operations for the Trans Collective, specifically planning events and campaigns for the Trans Week of Awareness, Trans Day of Remembrance, and the All-Gender bathroom campaign. The candidates will also assist with Equity Service Centre community outreach, correspondence with campus stakeholders, and office administration.

The Coordinators are directly supervised by the Equity & Campaigns Organizer.

 

Communications and outreach Coordinator

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Co-Chair the Trans Collective of the Ryerson Students’ Union
  • Coordinate events and programs in partnership with the Trans Collective such as the Fall & Winter Celebrating Trans Activism panels, Trans Day of Remembrance and Queer & Trans Histories Week
  • Develop fundraising plans to ensure production of Trans Collective initiatives
  • Assist in collaborations with on and off-campus community partnerships
  • Assists in updating the website with up-to-date information on the Trans Collective
  • Assists in the coaching & training of new volunteers
  • Assists in outreach and promotion of the Trans Collective
  • Coordinates social media postings and outreach
  • Coordinate campaigns and advocacy initiatives of the Trans Collective, including but not limited to the All-Gender Washrooms and Change Rooms Campaign, Challenge Transphobia and Cissexism, and general informational campaigns on creating trans inclusive spaces
  • Meet and advise campus groups, departments and administrators on trans inclusion policies, structures and trainings
  • Coordinate workshops and seminars regarding trans inclusion in academic and non-academic spaces
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, provide resources and information to users and guests, and work to create a trans inclusive space in the Equity Service Centers
  • Responsible to review & make recommendations to Equity Service Centre & Ryerson Students’ Union policy

 

Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Coordinates volunteer recruitment, orientation, training and retention
  • Responsible for outreach and promotion of Trans Collective
  • Organizes the work of volunteers and their participation in events that promote the TransCollective
  • Coordinates and chairs volunteer meetings and maintains a volunteer database
  • Organizes outreach opportunities, including but not limited to tabling, class announcements, postering, etc.
  • Builds a network with other student-based queer and Trans organizations and community groups for the purpose of development, promotion and collaboration
  • Maintains and updates the community resource listings and seeks out new promotional information from on and off-campus community groups
  • Coordinates and develop the TansCollective social media strategy
  • Develop monthly newsletters for volunteers and community members
  • Assists in updating the website with up-to-date information on TransCollective volunteer opportunities and community resources
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, provide resources and information to users and guests, and work to establish a clean, safe and positive environment
  • Responsible to review and make recommendations to TransCollective policy & procedures
  • Work closely with the Event and Campaign Coordinator to ensure the success of TransCollective programing and development

 

Events and Campaigns Coordinator

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Organize, develop and coordinate all social events and workshops for the Trans Collective members
  • Organize Trans Awareness month
  • Organize joint events with other on and off-campus community partners
  • Develop and implement fundraising strategies for events
  • Develops and organizes advocacy and education programming and campaigns
  • Develops campaigns, materials and events that generate awareness about homophobia and transphobia, and the barriers for members of the queer and trans communities
  • Develops educational events for Trans awareness month
  • Liaises with Positive Space Ryerson, the All-Gender Washroom campaign and other working groups on and off-campus
  • Responsible for the implementation of other appropriate campaigns that TansCollective agrees to endorse
  • Assists in updating the website with up-to-date information on TansCollective events, workshops, campaigns, campus resources and accessible terminology
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, provide resources and information to users and guests, and work to establish a clean, safe and positive environment
  • Responsible to review and make recommendations to TansCollective policy & procedures

Work closely with the volunteers and community engagement Coordinator to ensure the success of the TansCollective programing and development.

 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Ability to overcome challenges and Coordinator a project from concept and planning through to successful execution
  • Experience with community development, event planning and developing promotional material
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team oriented
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Effective communication, both verbal and written
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines and in an expedient manner
  • Ability to motivate others and recruit volunteers
  • Knowledge and understanding of equity issues, intersectionality and creating inclusive spaces
  • Experience as a Trans Collective volunteer is an asset
  • Must be a student at TMU and returning to school full time in Fall 2022

 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter
PRIOR TO August 28th , 2022

BIPOC Students’ Collective Coordinator Hiring Committee
Ryerson Students’ Union

Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca

55 Gould Street, SCC 311 Fax: 416-979-5260
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1E9

(If sending a “soft-copy” of your resume and cover letter via email, please ensure it is in Microsoft WORD or Adobe Acrobat format.)

RyePRIDE Coordinators

 

Start Date:                          September 5th , 2022
End Date:                             December 26 , 2022
Rate of Pay:                         $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week:              15 -20 hours
Posting Date:                     August 21, 2022
Closing Date:                     
August 28, 2022

 

Positions Available:                     

  • Events and Campaigns Coordinator: One (1)
  • Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator: One (1)

 

The Toronto Metropolitan University Students’ Union (TMSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the overall delivery of the campaigns and events of RyePRIDE. The Coordinator is directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns Organizer

These positions are open to students that qualify for the Career Boost (WorkStudy) Program and the International Student Services Work Experience Program (ISSWEP). These positions are also open to Students who DO NOT qualify for either programs.

 

Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates volunteer recruitment, orientation, training and retention
  • Responsible for outreach and promotion of RyePRIDE
  • Organizes the work of volunteers and their participation in events that promote RyePRIDE
  • Coordinates and chairs volunteer meetings and maintains a volunteer database
  • Organizes outreach opportunities, including but not limited to tabling, class announcements, postering, etc.
  • Builds a network with other student-based queer and Trans organizations and community groups for the purpose of development, promotion and collaboration
  • Maintains and updates the community resource listings and seeks out new promotional information from on and off-campus community groups
  • Coordinates and develop the RyePRIDE social media strategy
  • Develop monthly newsletters for volunteers and community members
  • Assists in updating the website with up-to-date information on RyePRIDE volunteer opportunities and community resources
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, provide resources and information to users and guests, and work to establish a clean, safe and positive environment
  • Responsible to review and make recommendations to RyePRIDE policy & procedures
  • Work closely with the Event and Campaign Coordinator to ensure the success of RyePRIDE programing and development.

 

Events and Campaigns Coordinator

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Organize, develop and coordinate all social events and workshops for RyePRIDE members
  • Organize Winter Pride activities and prepare for Spring Pride programming
  • Organize joint events with other on and off-campus community partners
  • Develop and implement fundraising strategies for events
  • Develops and organizes advocacy and education programming and campaigns
  • Develops campaigns, materials and events that generate awareness about homophobia and transphobia, and the barriers for members of the queer and trans communities
  • Develops educational events for Winter Pride Week
  • Liaises with Positive Space Ryerson, the All-Gender Washroom campaign and other working groups on and off-campus
  • Responsible for the implementation of other appropriate campaigns that RyePRIDE agrees to endorse
  • Assists in updating the website with up-to-date information on RyePRIDE events, workshops, campaigns, campus resources and accessible terminology
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, provide resources and information to users and guests, and work to establish a clean, safe and positive environment
  • Responsible to review and make recommendations to RyePRIDE policy & procedures
  • Work closely with the volunteers and community engagement Coordinator to ensure the success of RyePRIDE programing and development.


SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

 

  • Ability to overcome challenges and Coordinator a project from concept and planning through to successful execution
  • Experience with community development, event planning and developing promotional material
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team oriented
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Effective communication, both verbal and written
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines and in an expedient manner
  • Ability to motivate others and recruit volunteers
  • Knowledge and understanding of Equity issues and creating inclusive spaces
  • Must be a student at Toronto Metropolitan University and returning to school full time in Fall 2022

  

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter
PRIOR TO August 28th , 2022

BIPOC Students’ Collective Coordinator Hiring Committee
Ryerson Students’ Union

Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca

55 Gould Street, SCC 311 Fax: 416-979-5260
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1E9

(If sending a “soft-copy” of your resume and cover letter via email, please ensure it is in Microsoft WORD or Adobe Acrobat format.)

RyeACCESS Coordinator

 

Position Type:                    Part-Time/Contract

Start Date:                            September 5th , 2022
End Date:                             December 26th , 2022
Rate of Pay:                         $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week:                15-20 hours
Posting Date:                      August 21, 2022
Closing Date:                     
August 28, 2022

 

Positions Available:

  • Programing and campaigns Coordinator: One (1)
  • Volunteer and Community Engagement coordinator: One (1)

 

Job Description:

The Toronto Metropolitain University Students’ Union (TMSU) is currently seeking candidates to fill Part-Time Coordinator positions for RyeAccess. The coordinator is directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns Organizer.

 

Responsibilities:

Programming and campaigns coordinators:

  • Plan and host events that address the needs, issues and concerns of students with disabilities and improving the awareness of accessibility issues and educational modules on concepts of madness, sanism, audism and ableism
  • Create, plan and/or recruit monthly workshops for students with disabilities and allies such as Sexability, Cafe Nights and movie nights
  • Chair and implement the decisions of the RyeACCESS Reclaiming Our Bodies & Minds Conference planning committee
  • Develop fundraising strategies to maintain programs
  • Assist in collaborations with on and off-campus community partnerships
  • Coordinate logistics and registration for the RyeACCESS American Sign Language courses, and act as liaison with the course professors
  • Along with the Equity & Campaigns Organizer, act as an advocate for and on behalf of students with disabilities in relevant campus and off-campus committees, organizing spaces and peer-to-peer support spaces
  • Responsible to review & make recommendations to RyeACCESS policy & procedures
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, provide resources and information to users and guests, and work to establish a clean, safe and positive environment

 

Volunteer and Community Engagement:

  • Coordinates volunteer recruitment, orientation, training and retention
  • Organizes the work of volunteers and their participation in events that promote the RyeACCESS
  • Coordinates and chairs volunteer meetings
  • Organizes outreach opportunities, including but not limited to tabling, class announcements, postering, etc
  • Establishes relationships with other student-based groups and community organizations to develop a network of advocacy resources, event partners and collaborators
  • Maintains and updates the community resource listings and seeks out new promotional information from on and off-campus community groups
  • Coordinates and develop the RyeACCESS social media strategy
  • Develop monthly newsletters for volunteers and community members
  • Responsible for outreach and promotion of RyeACCESS
  • Assists in updating the website with up-to-date information on RyeACCESS volunteer opportunities and community resources
  • Assist in coordination of logistics and registration for the RyeACCESS American Sign Language courses, and act as liaison with the course professors
  • Responsible to review & make recommendations to RyeACCESS policy & procedures
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, provide resources and information to users and guests, and work to establish a clean, safe and positive environment

 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

 

  • Ability to overcome challenges and Coordinator a project from concept and planning through to successful execution
  • Experience with community development, event planning and developing promotional material
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team oriented
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Effective communication, both verbal and written
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines and in an expedient manner
  • Ability to motivate others and recruit volunteers
  • Knowledge and understanding of Equity issues and creating inclusive spaces
  • Must be a Career Boost Approved

 

Application Deadline: August 28th, 2022

 

Application Process:

Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:

Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca

Subject Title: RyeACCESS Coordinator Hiring Committee

SHIFT CENTRE

 

Position                                  SHIFT Centre Fall/Winter Lead

Number of Positions            two(2)

Supervisor                             Equity and Campaign organizer

Contract                                 Temporary Part Time

Rate of Pay                            15$/h

Hours per week                     15-20 hours per week

Start Date                               September 6th, 2022

End Date                                December 26th, 2022

Posting Date                          August 21st, 2022

Closing Date                          August 28th, 2022

 

Work Overview

The Toronto Metropolitan University Student’s Union (TMSU) is currently looking for (2) part-time S.H.I.F.T Centre Lead. The SHIFT Centre is a spin off of what was known as the wellness centre. It stands for Share, Help, Inspire, Foster, and Think. The idea of this room sparked from the need for students to debrief after classes and to shift their thinking. The primary responsibilities of the candidate are to help in the organization, implementation, and development of Wellness/ educational programming. The candidate may also help with the marketing of the space and collecting feedback from students.

 

The candidate will be supervised by the Equity and Campaign Organizer.

 

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the SHIFT Centre including, but not limited to, centre operations, programming, outreach, marketing and service provision
  • Maintain communication with external organizations and individuals who do work around mental health
  • Monitor and maintain the Wellness Centre space to ensure adequate and appropriate use
  • Create and maintain a monthly & weekly calendar of events and programming for the Wellness Centre
  • Research and communicate with resources on campus and off campus to include in centre as an alternative resource
  • Collect feedback from students that use the space for a variety of programming and services provided
  • Work with other RSU services and staff to collaborate on events or promotion
  • Create social media platforms for students to remain engaged on
  • Using an intersectional and anti-oppressive lens when developing programming
  • Ensuring that all events are accessible for students

 

Qualifications

  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Experience with work around mental health, event planning or project leadership is an asset
  • Experience and Understanding of how to conduct research (focus groups, surveys, interviews)
  • Ability to apply a critical and intersectional lens when approaching wellness
  • Detail oriented, fast learner, and ability to meet deadlines
  • Can work with minimal supervision but is able to maintain effective communication with supervisor
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and will be attending classes during Fall/Winter 2019

 

Cover Letter

Among typical information, please answer the following questions in your cover letter:

  1. What does equity mean to you? How would you ensure that equity is being upheld in the SHIFT centre?
  2. In your opinion what contributes to the mental health of Ryerson students?
  3. What is an example of a program you would implement in the SHIFT Centre based off of your lived experience or program of study?

 

 

Submit applications by August 28 th, 2022 attention to:

Wellness Centre Hiring Committee

Ryerson Students’ Union

55 Gould St, Student Centre, SCC208, Toronto ON M5B 1E9

Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca

Centre for Women and Trans People Coordinators

 

Start Date:                            September 5th, 2022
End Date:                             December 26 , 2022
Rate of Pay:                         $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week:                15 hours
Posting Date:                      August 21, 2022
Closing Date:                     
August 28, 2022

 

Positions Available:                     

  • Centre for Women & Trans People Programming and campaign Coordinator One (1)
  • Centre for Women & Trans People Volunteer & Community Engagement Coordinator: One (1)

 

The Toronto Metropolitan University Students’ Union (TMSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the overall delivery of the campaigns and events of the Centre for Women & Trans People. The coordinator is directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns Organiser.

These positions are open to students that qualify for the Career Boost (WorkStudy) Programme and the International Student Services Work Experience Programme (ISSWEP). These positions are also open to students who DO NOT qualify for either programs.

 

CWTP Programming and Campaigns Coordinator

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must have a strong understanding of feminist issues and work from and with an anti-oppression perspective
  • Develops and organizes advocacy and education programming around themes such as but not limited to sexism, misogyny, transphobia, and barriers to women
  • Acts as a representative on the December 6 Memorial Planning Committee and International Women’s Day Planning Committee
  • Organize, develop and coordinate all social events and workshops for Centre members
  • Coordinate promotions and activities for Women’s-only Gym Time hours
  • Responsible for updating the website with up-to-date information on the Centre’s campaigns, campus resources, events/workshops, volunteer opportunities and accessible terminology
  • Assist with the implementation of other appropriate campaigns that the Centre agrees to endorse
  • Assists the sub-collectives of the Centre in campaigns and advocacy initiatives
  • Coordinate promotions and activities for Women’s-only Gym Time hours
  • Build Coordinatorership and teamwork skills by continual development, coaching & coordination of Centre volunteers
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, provide resources and information to users and guests, and work to establish a clean, safe and positive environment
  • Responsible to review & make recommendations to the Centre’s policy & procedures
  • Work closely with other center Coordinators to ensure the success of the Equity service centers as a whole.

 

CWTP Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must have a strong understanding of feminist issues and work from and with an anti-oppression perspective
  • Coordinates volunteer recruitment, orientation, training and retention
  • Organizes the work of volunteers and their participation in related promotional events including a close collaboration with the Center for Safer Sex & Sexual Violence Support
  • Coordinates & chairs volunteer meetings, and maintains a volunteer database
  • Organizes outreach opportunities, including but not limited to tabling, class announcements, postering, etc
  • Maintains and updates the community resource listings and seeks out new promotional information from on and off-campus community groups
  • Coordinates and develop the Centre’s social media and marketing strategy
  • Develop monthly newsletters for volunteers and community members
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, provide resources and information to users and guests, and work to establish a clean, safe and positive environment
  • Responsible to review & make recommendations to the Centre’s policy & procedures
  • Builds a network with other student-based women and trans organizations for the purpose of development, promotion and collaboration
  • Develops and coordinates outreach, promotion and fundraising strategies of the Centre for Women & Trans People

 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Ability to overcome challenges and Coordinator a project from concept and planning through to successful execution
  • Experience with community development, event planning and developing promotional material
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team oriented
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Effective communication, both verbal and written
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines and in an expedient manner
  • Ability to motivate others and recruit volunteers
  • Knowledge and understanding of Equity issues and creating inclusive spaces
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2019

 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter
PRIOR TO August 28th , 2022

BIPOC Students’ Collective Coordinator Hiring Committee
Ryerson Students’ Union

Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca

55 Gould Street, SCC 311 Fax: 416-979-5260
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1E9

(If sending a “soft-copy” of your resume and cover letter via email, please ensure it is in Microsoft WORD or Adobe Acrobat format.)

BIPOC Students’ collective Coordinators

 

Start Date:                            September 5th , 2022
End Date:                             December 26 , 2022
Rate of Pay:                         $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week:                15 -20 hours
Posting Date:                      August 21, 2022
Closing Date:                     
August 28, 2022

 

Positions Available:                     

  • Programming and campaigns Coordinator: One (1)
  • Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator: One (1)

 

The Toronto Metropolitan Students’ Union (TMSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the overall delivery of the campaigns and events of the BIPOC students’ Collective. The Coordinator is directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns Organizer.

These positions are open to students that qualify for the Career Boost (WorkStudy) Program and the International Student Services Work Experience Program (ISSWEP). These positions are also open to students who DO NOT qualify for either programs.

 

Programming and campaigns Coordinator

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must have a strong or growing understanding of anti-racism, anti-xenophobia and anti-oppression frameworks
  • Coordinate all of the Collective’s events including but not limited to Black History Month, Expressions Against Oppression, Culture Jam, and the Racialised & Indigenous Women’s Symposium
  • Organize, develop and coordinate all social events and workshops for Collective members
  • Organize joint events with other on and off-campus community partners
  • Develop and implement fundraising strategies for events
  • Acts as a representative on the Black History Month Planning Committee, Viola Desmond Awards Planning Committee and other working groups at Toronto Metropolitan University
  • Responsible for the implementation of other appropriate campaigns that the Collective agrees to endorse
  • Responsible for updating the website with up-to-date information on the Collective’s campaigns, campus resources and accessible terminology
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, provide resources and information to users and guests, and work to establish a clean, safe and positive environment
  • Responsible to review and make recommendations to the Collective’s policy & procedures

 

Volunteer & Community Engagement Coordinator

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must have a strong or growing understanding of anti-racism, anti-xenophobia and anti-oppression frameworks
  • Responsible for outreach and promotion of the Collective
  • Coordinates volunteer recruitment, orientation, training and retention
  • Organizes the work of volunteers and their participation in events that promote the Collective
  • Coordinates & chairs volunteer meetings, and maintains a volunteer database
  • Coordinates sub-committees of the Racialised Students’ Collective including the Racialised & indigenous Women’s Collective and Queer & Trans People of Color Collective.
  • Organizes outreach opportunities, including but not limited to tabling, class announcements, postering, etc.
  • Builds a network with other student-based anti-racism, cultural or indigenous organizations for the purpose of development, promotion and collaboration
  • Maintains and updates the community resource listings and seeks out new promotional information from on and off-campus community groups
  • Coordinates and develop the Collective’s social media strategy
  • Develop monthly newsletters for volunteers and community members
  • Responsible for updating the website with up-to-date information on the Collective’s volunteer opportunities
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, provide resources and information to users and guests, and work to establish a clean, safe and positive environment
  • Responsible to review and make recommendations to the Collective’s policy and procedures

 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Ability to overcome challenges and Coordinator a project from concept and planning through to successful execution
  • Experience with community development, event planning and developing promotional material
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team oriented
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Effective communication, both verbal and written
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines and in an expedient manner
  • Ability to motivate others and recruit volunteers
  • Knowledge and understanding of Equity issues and creating inclusive spaces
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2018

 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter
PRIOR TO August 28th , 2022

BIPOC Students’ Collective Coordinator Hiring Committee
Ryerson Students’ Union

Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca

55 Gould Street, SCC 311 Fax: 416-979-5260
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1E9

(If sending a “soft-copy” of your resume and cover letter via email, please ensure it is in Microsoft WORD or Adobe Acrobat format.)

Criteria for Career Boost (WorkStudy)

  • Applied and eligible to receive OSAP for FW 2022-23. NOTE: Applicants do not have to take the OSAP loan. The OSAP application process is used to assess need. Applicants are encourage to apply for OSAP to ascertain need as soon as possible.
  • Returning to school as full-time in FW 2022-23.
  • Have a minimum 1.67 CGPA with clear academic standing on their last grade report. Students cannot be on academic probation.
  • Received Career Boost (Work Study) approval for FW 2022-23 year

Criteria for ISSWEP

  • Hold a valid study permit from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) authorizing their full-time study at Ryerson University.
  • Be officially registered in a regular undergraduate program of study and taking at least 60% of a full course load each semester. Students with permanent disabilities must be enrolled in at least 40% of a full course load each semester.
  • Have a minimum 1.67 CGPA with clear academic standing on their last grade report. Students cannot be on academic probation.
  • Received ISSWEP approval for FW 2022-23 year.