Male Ally Volunteer

(Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton, Oakville - Head Office)

Position ID: V-HVC0325 Last Full Update: 20 Mar 2017
Opportunity Details
CommentsSuitable for: Male identified residents of Halton 
Be a part of creating positive change in Halton! Join the Male Ally Network, take the pledge, and help educate others on how we can become proactive bystanders and help end gender violence. To be put on our email list, simply send an email requesting so.
ContactWalter Henry, Male Ally Network Coordinator, SAVIS; Phone: 905 825 3622 ext 29; Email: maleally@savisofhalton.org
DutiesEducate the public on issues of consent, male privilege, and healthy masculinity. 
Represent MAN in community events and booths. 
Attend monthly community meetings. 
Sit on MAN's Action Committee. 
Contribute to MAN's website development and maintenance.
BenefitsMeet like minded men who advocate to end violence, improve your own ability to intervene and approach sexism and misogyny when you see it happening, and be a part of creating a safer, more inclusive Halton community.
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a physical disability ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Community Outreach ; Education Support (Elementary / Secondary) ; Education Support (Training Programs) ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Social Media ; Website Design
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Leadership ; Planning & Organizing ; Web & IT
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelLow interaction with the Network, although the benefits of being a Male Ally will be present in your everyday life.
Minimum Hours3 / Month
Dates and TimesFriday: Evening (Twice a month 6pm - 7:30pm) 
 
Education sessions, once booked will require co-facilitation during the weekdays. Otherwise, public events will be made available for participation on a first come, first serve basis.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityMobility issues, translator upon request, and ASL interpreter upon request.
Number of PositionsActon: 5 individual(s) ; Burlington: 5 individual(s) ; Georgetown: 5 individual(s) ; Milton: 5 individual(s) ; Oakville: 5 individual(s) 
 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training is available in 2 x 14-hour formats:  
Format 1: two-day intensive over a weekend period.  
Format 2: One day/week, 2 hours for 7 weeks (training times negotiable)
CostNo cost
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsRequired reading before training
Agency Details
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Organization NameSexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton, Oakville - Head Office
Office PhoneIntake and information 905-825-3622
Toll Free Phone1-877-268-8416
E-Mailsavis@savisofhalton.org
Websitewww.savisofhalton.org
Address & Map
South Oakville Centre (formerly Hopedale Mall)
1515 Rebecca St, Suite 227
Oakville, ON L6L 5G8
 
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