Curriculum Reviewer – JEDI Audit

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Curriculum Reviewer – JEDI Audit

Link to Mission

At Vantage Point, we transform not-for-profit organizations by convening, connecting, and equipping leaders to lift organizational capacity. We lead by example, growing as a living laboratory that shares and practices a spirit of abundance. Focusing on strengths and opportunities, we’re lifting the capacity of our clients and building a network of generative leaders.
One of our strategic priorities is to be a leading contributor to equitable, inclusive, and sustainable practices in the not-for-profit sector. Vantage Point is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive team and providing equitable opportunities in our recruitment and selection processes.
Having been recently awarded a grant under Work Experience Opportunities Grant program of the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, this position is open only to individuals who are:
(a) qualified to receive assistance under the Employment and Assistance Act as a person with persistent multiple barriers to employment; or
(b) designated under the Employment and Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Act as a person with disabilities.
(c) qualified to receive assistance as a Persons with Disabilities (PWD) or Person with Persistent Multiple Barriers (PPMB) from a Treaty First Nation that is funded through the Federal Department of Crown–Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada; or
(d) qualified to receive assistance as a Persons with Disabilities (PWD) or Person with Persistent Multiple Barriers (PPMB) from a First Nation Administering Authority that administers an Income Assistance Program on behalf of Indigenous Services Canada.

Job Summary

We are currently reviewing and updating our educational materials to ensure that we are integrating a Justice, Equity, Decolonization, and Inclusion (JEDI) lens into how we teach/communicate. Vantage Point offers approximately 25 workshops, 8 labs and has numerous downloadable resources available to support not-for-profit leaders in the areas of governance, leadership, human resources, and capacity building.
In this contractual role, the JEDI Auditor would be responsible for reviewing, auditing, and updating (if needed) all of our educational materials so as to reflect justice, equity, decolonization, and inclusion in its content and language.

Deliverables/Responsibilities

• Cursory review/audit of all educational materials (PowerPoints, workbooks, downloadable resources) to identify areas most in need of updating to reflect best practices in JEDI.
• Conduct research into best practices in the areas that have been prioritized and make recommendations on how to update the content to reflect our JEDI values (e.g., addition, deletion, or substitution of content).
• Suggestions for enhancing the discussions/activities to better support JEDI principles in the delivery of our workshops + ongoing facilitator training in creating inclusive/accessible learning environments.
• Quick review/audit of our People Policies from the lens of decolonizing the language and ensuring it is inclusive and respectful.

Skills/Talents

• Experience researching, designing, developing, and delivering EDI programs and initiatives.
• University degree in Sociology, Human Resources or Business administration or a combination of education and experience in adult education would be an asset.
• Expertise in one of the primary topic areas of Governance, Leadership, HR, Capacity building.
• Comfortable with technology and remote work. • Strong audit skills with knowledge of leading practices in diversity, equity, and inclusion.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Experience in project management.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Talent for fostering collaboration, integration, and consultation.
• Commitment to and ability to meet deadlines.
Accessibility Considerations/Working Conditions
• Work will be conducted virtually – while we are working to ensure documents are digitally accessible, we have not yet updated everything.
• Successful candidate must have access to own computer and be able to communicate by phone, email and/or video conference.
• Majority of work can be conducted at any time conducive to the person’s schedule, however, meeting with supervisor/team will typically take place between 9 and 4:30 Mon-Thurs.

Compensation

This position is contractual with a work schedule of 10 hours per week for 16 weeks at an hourly rate of $30/hr, thereby utilizing the maximum amount awarded under the grant from Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. Within the limitations of the grant, the contract will not be extended and will conclude after 16 weeks.
Other benefits
• Collaboration with JEDI team
• Participation in any JEDI trainings hosted for the VP team
• Opportunity to attend VP workshops/labs

Applications (resume and cover letter) can be submitted in PDF format through this posting addressed to our People Manager, Shagun Bhanot at sbhanot@thevantagepoint.ca before August 15th, 2021. Please use the format of “Curriculum Reviewer – JEDI Audit” in the subject line of email. You will receive an email confirming the receipt of your application. Incomplete and late applications will not be accepted.

For any accommodation requests, please feel free to reach out to Shagun Bhanot, People Manager Vantage Point at sbhanot@thevantagepoint.ca and we will try our best to honour your requests during the application and interview process.

To apply for this job please visit thevantagepoint.ca.