Job Posting: Program Facilitator – Workplace Diversity & Inclusion

Job Posting

Program Facilitator – Workplace Diversity & Inclusion

Are you a dynamic facilitator who is passionate about equity and inclusion? Do you love working with groups and helping adults learn (and un-learn)?

Harmony Movement is a leading provider of diversity education in Ontario. We are a non-profit organization that addresses equity issues and promotes inclusion by educating and empowering youth and adults in schools, communities and workplace settings to be agents of change. Working with school boards and the private and public sectors in Ontario, we provide diversity education and leadership development programs, conferences, and organizational support customized to participants’ needs.

Harmony at Work is our social enterprise that supports organizations in achieving their equity, diversity and inclusion goals through customized training programs, assessment, process facilitation, and consulting. For more information visit http://www.harmony.ca/training/

The successful applicant will report to the Director of Workplace Learning and Development and work closely with the Harmony Movement team to design and deliver workshops and other related activities that advance equity, diversity, inclusion and human rights in organizations and communities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and facilitate professional workshops and related activities working independently and with co-facilitators.
  • Work collaboratively with individuals and organizations to assess learning needs, identify goals and desired outcomes, and propose activities and resources that meet their needs.
  • Research and apply best practices in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and produce high-quality educational materials, resources, project reports and other related materials.
  • Nurture relationships with potential and existing partners, respond to queries, and follow-up with contacts as needed.
  • Support/participate in other Harmony Movement programs including, but not limited to, student conferences, educator workshops and community development activities.
  • Contribute to Harmony at Work newsletter; help research and generate content for blogs and other publications as needed.
  • Collect, collate and input data from evaluations and project activities.
  • This position requires flexible hours to include weekday evenings and occasional weekends, as well as regular travel within the GTA and Ontario with possible travel across Canada, and will often involve overnight stays.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in a related field combined with at least 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of and experience applying adult education and experiential learning methods in diverse professional and community-based settings to meet diverse needs and learning styles.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of equity, inclusion, anti-racism, and human rights principles and ability to communicate theoretical concepts in accessible and practical ways.
  • Proven ability to provide training and facilitation for small and large audiences in a variety of formats including break-out sessions, plenaries, keynotes, etc.
  • Understanding of the lived realities of Black, Indigenous and racialized communities stemming from direct involvement and/or lived experience.
  • Familiarity with the Ontario Human Rights Code, AODA, Ontario’s Anti-Racism Strategy, TRC Report and Recommendations, and other key policies that apply to workplace settings in the context of equity, inclusion, and human rights.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, writing, editing and proofreading skills with a demonstrated ability to produce high-quality materials for sharing with our audiences.
  • Excellent research, planning, and time and project management skills with proven ability to see projects and tasks to completion.
  • Clearance from a Vulnerable Sector Police Screening.

Salary range is 50-60K and commensurate with experience and education level.

If you are interested, please submit your resume, together with a cover letter (PDF or Word format) of no longer than one-page, summarizing why you are passionate about diversity education and why you would be an excellent candidate for this position.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Harmony Movement is committed to fostering a workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we work with. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous people, Black and racialized people, people with disabilities, and members of LGBTIQ2S communities.

Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.\

Please send your a cover letter and resume to employment@harmony.ca

Only applicants that are shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.