Internal Training Coordinator - SC (Safely Connected) McGill

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Description de l'entreprise

L'Association Étudiante de l'Université de McGill est présentement en période d'embauches. Avec plus de 20,000 membres, l'AÉUM a pour rôle de représenter les étudiants et de leur offrir des services depuis 1908.

The Student's Society of McGill University (SSMU) is currently hiring. With over 20,000 members, SSMU's role is to represent students and to offer services since 1908.

Description du poste


The Safely Connected McGill Internal Training Coordinators create, update, and deliver training around eating disorders to all members of the Safely Connected McGill (previously known as Eating Disorder Resource and Support Centre). In particular, they provide training and guidance to prepare support volunteers for their roles. Throughout the semester, they are available to help and support volunteers and may provide additional training as needed. The coordinators continuously update and expand upon the Safely Connected McGill training materials through consultations with a wide range of experts on the topics.


  1. Coordinate the continuous development and review of Safely Connected McGill training materials;

  2. Review and provide content for eating disorder-related training materials of other peer support organizations;

  3. Consult with relevant stakeholders and community organizations on training materials;

  4. Be responsible for providing support, events, and communications volunteers with centre- and role-specific training at the beginning of each semester;

  5. Check-in with volunteers regularly throughout the semester and provide feedback and additional training when needed; 

  6. Arrange for external organizations and facilitators to provide anti-oppression trainings to Safely Connected McGill members.


To undertake other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by Safely Connected McGill General Coordinator.


The Safely Connected McGill Training Coordinators receive general direction from the Safely Connected McGill General Coordinator and in their absence the Vice-President (Student Life).   



  1. Strong understanding of current mental health initiatives and issues, particularly in a university context;

  2. Comfort and knowledge of all current and past operations and events of the service;

  3. Past experience as a support volunteer in a mental health organization, within Safely Connected McGill is an asset;

  4. Extensive knowledge around eating disorders including but not limited to clinical treatment, discrimination, privilege, queer body image, trauma, and substance abuse;

  5. Workshop facilitation experience;

  6. Diligence and impartiality in execution of duties;

  7. Ability to work effectively under pressure;

  8. Active listening experience;

  9. Organized and capable of following through on a project;

  10. Initiative and results driven;

  11. Management and leadership skills;

  12. Relationship building and negotiation skills;

  13. Able to work independently and in a team environment;

  14. Knowledge of the SSMU and McGill University;

  15. Demonstrated understanding of anti-racism and anti-oppressive practice;

  16. Lived experience or knowledge relating to eating disorders or mental illness an asset;

  17. Strong communication skills both in English and French an asset;

  18. Involvement in Mental Health initiatives on campus is an asset.

Renseignements complémentaires

  • Paid position: $15.65
  • Contract dates: October 10th, 2022 to May 31st 2023;
  • Hours: 280 hours total;
  • Application closes September 20th, 2022.


It is understood and agreed that all matters to the SSMU and those clubs association or groups forming part of the SSMU are to be kept in the strictest of confidence, and nothing regarding the operations, policies and general activities of the SSMU or its constituent groups shall be divulged to any third party without the express consent of the General Manager and/or the Executive Committee of the SSMU.


At the SSMU, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where everyone feels valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our community. If you require accommodation(s) for the recruitment/interview process, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.