We’re Hiring an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Lead

We’re Hiring an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Lead

Full-time, 1 year contract position


The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Lead will strengthen our ability to become more approachable and relevant to diverse populations living with epilepsy. This position will play a leadership role in achieving a key pillar of our Strategic Plan: to ensure equity, diversity, and inclusivity in all agency functions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recruit people with a variety of lived experience to sit on an Advisory Committee for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion initiative.
  • Review and revise agency policies and procedures, ensuring inclusive language, and removing systemic barriers.
  • Review agency services to ensure programs are equitable and meet the needs of our diverse clientele.
  • Review and revise agency materials to ensure they are safe, welcoming, and appropriate.
  • Develop and distribute inclusive and welcoming outreach materials.
  • Coordinate comprehensive training for staff and leadership of the organization.
  • Develop and foster partnerships with diversity seeking communities.

Position Requirements

  • Post secondary degree in a relevant field of study (e.g. Equity Studies, Social Science, Human Rights, Humanities) or equivalent combination of education and related professional experience.
  • Working knowledge of relevant legislation.
  • Commitment to supporting equity, diversity, and inclusion for all equity-seeking communities.
  • Demonstrated cultural competency and ability to work with diverse groups of people.
  • Experience and skills in community outreach and intervention programs.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a proven ability to facilitate sensitive conversations with tact and diplomacy.

Please submit resume/cover letter by 4pm June 22, 2023, to [email protected].

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