DEI Facilitator

Job city: 
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 7:45pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract


The Preparing Women and Workplaces for Success project will test pre-employment skills and development skills for immigrant and racialized women in Ontario, BC, and Saskatchewan. This project will also work with Employers to improve access to employment and retention in the workplace, and to improve workplace inclusivity.

The DEI Facilitator will facilitate learning sessions in a variety of formats including recorded, virtually, or -- in the future -- onsite/in person. The successful candidate will help Canadian workplaces understand our training approach and work together to create contextual and impactful learning opportunities for their staff to build their skills around a host of foundational DEI topics -- from Allyship to Anti-Racism. They will also develop highly tailored and engaging instructional content with adaptive learning methodologies.


*5+ years direct facilitation experience; in particular, workplace or DEI-related trainings. We're excited about facilitators from a variety of professional backgrounds including: corporate learning and development, and executive coaching or leadership development, but encourage you to apply if your experience lies outside those areas.
*3+ years of demonstrable experience in DEI-related content creation or development.
*Ability to facilitate learning sessions on bias, allyship, anti-racism, gender inclusion, anti-harassment, feedback and communication, management practices, and/or other relevant DEI areas.
*Strong working knowledge of office workplace dynamics, particularly small to medium-sized companies
*Excellent project management experience and organizational skills including ability to effectively collaborate with and engage internal and external stakeholders from kick off to close of a training engagement.
*Well versed in, or highly adaptive to, navigating virtual meeting technology (eg. Zoom, MS Teams) and other related workplace technologies (eg. Google Workspace)
*Willing to engage with cultural humility and an awareness of one’s identity and privilege.
Comfortable with having difficult conversations and engaging in emotional labour.
*Passionate for, and come with, a deep understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion in organizations, as demonstrated through education, work, and/or volunteer experience.
*A clear communicator, with excellent written and oral/expressive communication skills.
*Formal facilitation training would be considered an asset
*Work as the back-up workshop facilitator as needed
*Other duties as assigned

How to apply:

Please apply at our website