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Posted by on Aug 3, 2016 in Jobs, News

Job Posting: Sexual Assault Outreach Coordinator Contract

The Graduate Students’ Association is seeking to hire one or two Sexual Assault Outreach Coordinators.

Number of Positions: 1-2

Contract Term: The position starts immediately and ends April 30, 2016

Remuneration: 16$/hour

Work Details

  • Time commitment varies – approximately 30 hours in September and 10-15 hours monthly during the school year
  • Working with another coordinator and the GSA Executive and staff
  • Work with groups at Carleton and the broader Ottawa community

Overview of the Position

The Duties of the Sexual Assault Outreach Coordinator(s) includes but is not limited to (with some room for flexibility and adaptation as the academic year unfolds):

  • To educate our membership and Carleton students at large about issues surrounding sexual assault through advocacy and outreach work
  • Foster student participation in sexual assault awareness/anti-oppression campaigns through organizing and facilitating campaign meetings
  • To create safe spaces and provide resources to graduate students
  • To outreach to students and to engage in public education concerning broader sexual violence issues, consent, sexual health, and equity campaigns
  • Organize outreach events concerning sexual assault, consent and sexual health
  • Information dissemination and referrals regarding sexual assault resources both on and off campus
  • Report to the VP External and Membership Coordinator of the GSA
  • Liaise with and foster relationships with other organizations with similar mandates
  • Other tasks as directed


  • Must be current student at Carleton University (preference given to graduate student)
  • Strong communication skills, meeting facilitation skills, good ability to work on a team, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Have an understanding and an interest in awareness work around sexual assault
  • Must have understanding of intersections surrounding sexual assault and how sexual violence impacts various marginalized communities
  • Training as a support worker, councilor, peer supporter etc. an asset but not required
  • It is an asset but not required to have experience working with the LGBTQ2 communities, and families
  • Must be willing to take active listening training and/or anti-oppression training.

Deadline:       August 12, 2016 at 12:00 Noon.

Submit resumes to:

Hiring Committee
Graduate Students’ Association
600 UC, Carleton University

E-mail (Word or PDF only):

The GSA values employment and educational equality and welcomes applications from diverse groups including (but not limited to) women; aboriginal people; people of colour; people with disabilities; international students; and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people.