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Requirements:
  • Police Check
  • Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule

Liaison to the LGBTQIA2S+ Community

5-15 hours / monthly
1 Year
Authority: The board of directors is the legal authority for the community league.

Time Commitment: Approximately 6 hours per month

Term of Office: Term of office is one year

General Duties/ Requirements for all Board positions:
• Be the point of contact for LGBTQIA2S+members, LGBTQIA2S+organizations and LGBTQIA2S+related issues.
• Be knowledgeable of resources and information concerning the LGBTQIA2S+community. 
• Promote the value and importance of the LGBTQIA2S+community
• Interact with LGBTQIA2S+serving organizations in the community – for example: develop working relationships; gaining understanding of the services provided; extending invitations to them; joining their e-mail distribution, etc.
• Encourage Community League events and programs to be inclusive of sexual and gender minorities – for example: referring to an individual using gender neutral pronouns (they/them) when their pronouns are unknown, referring to romantic partners as “partner” over boyfriend/girlfriend or husband/wife, allowing for participation based off of chosen gender identity rather than assigned gender identity, etc. 
• Combat homophobia and transphobia as it appears in a Community League
• Look for ways to develop communities that are safer for LGBTQIA2S+people – for example: specifying protection for the LGBTQIA2S+community and highlight accepting and safe spaces in the community
• Encourage community businesses to be LGBTQIA2S+ friendly
• Create opportunities for honoring and supporting the LGBTQIA2S+ community
• Encourage neighbourhood education regarding the LGBTQIA2S+ community

Responsibilities
• A Director is expected to be fully informed on Community League matters and participate in discussions and decisions in matters of policy, finance, programs, personnel and advocacy.
• Speak positively of the league and assist in developing and maintaining positive relations among the Board, committees and communities to enhance the League’s mission.
• Prepare for and arrive on time for all required meetings.
• Prepare and present required reports at board meetings.
Requirements:
  • Police Check
  • Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule