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   About the Position

Impact Statement
SPECTRUM is Waterloo Region's Rainbow Community Space. Our vision is of an inclusive community where all LGBTQ2+ individuals are welcomed, celebrated, and supported as their authentic selves.

SPECTRUM's peer support groups are great opportunities to meet other people, to talk about whatever you currently have on your mind, and to make new friends! These events are ideal for those that want to socialize in an 2SLGBTQ+ friendly setting.

Ace Space meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 7-9pm. This group is for people in Waterloo Region who identify on the Asexual and/or Aromantic spectrum(s). Join us to connect with other Ace/Aro people and chat about whatever's on your mind.

As a co-host for Ace Space, volunteers will require social and group facilitation skills and demonstrated empathy and sensitivity to the subject matter. Facilitators will be expected to welcome visitors, introduce them to others present, inform them of SPECTRUM resources if fitting, and facilitate and direct the conversations when necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience//What You Bring to the Team:
 Lived experience as an individual on the asexual and/or aromantic spectrum(s)
 Social and group facilitation skills
 A genuine interest in people and their stories
 Emotional intelligence and emotional regulation
 Ability to make others feel comfortable and create a welcoming space welcome of all
 Active listening skills, being comfortable listening more than speaking

Send resume to [email protected]

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 25+

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Volunteers will receive orientation and training in facilitation and other items as needed.
Working Conditions: Virtual meetings for the time-being with the hope that we can move to in-person at some point.
Accessibility: Accessible work space

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Weekday - Evening
Second Tuesday of each month from 7-9pm

Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Caring Support, Health Care / Wellness
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Public Speaking/Presentation Skills, Facilitation and Training, Verbal Communication
Transportation: NONE Needed

   Contact Information
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Tom Connelly
283 Duke Street West, Unit 210 Kitchener, N2H 3X7
Kitchener,Township of Wilmot,Township of Woolwich,Township of Wellesley,Waterloo,Cambridge,Township of North Dumfries,Virtual
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