Applications are now open to join the GEM 2020-2021 Team!


Are you a person who identifies as a young woman, non-binary or gender-diverse currently in high school, post-secondary or a young working professional (under the age of 30) and passionate about community, gender equality, volunteerism, and social justice in the Peel Region?

Being a part of the GEM family means you will connect with a diverse community and meaningfully contribute to growing the capacity of a youth-led organization, gain mentorship opportunities, and further develop your skills and knowledge in community organizing. 

GEM is searching for new members to join the team as Directors and Coordinators in roles like Programs and Initiatives; Multimedia and Communications; Organizational Development; and Community Collaborations and AdvocacyIf you are interested in applying, please review and follow the instructions carefully for the role you're considering. 


For all applicants, please:

Submit all materials as PDF attachments 

to the Girls Empowerment Movement at 

by Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. EST.


Please Note:

  • Interested applicants must be available for a phone/video interview during the week of August 17 to August 21, 2020.

  • For successful Director applicants, GEM’s Directors training will take place online on Saturday, September 12, 2020.

  • For all successful applicants, GEM’s Team training will take place online on Saturday, September 26, 2020.

Accessibility Needs: Please do not hesitate to contact the GEM team if you have any accessibility needs or require accommodations in preparing your application. GEM is committed to ensuring all interested candidates are able to submit their applications. 


Program and Initiatives (P&I) Team 📋


The programs and initiatives team leads the planning of major programming and activities. This includes researching topics and guest speakers, preparing speaking notes, and facilitating events. 

Learn more and apply to our P&I Coordinator positions here 

Multimedia and Communications (M&C) Team 🎨

​The multimedia and communications team leads our multimedia platforms and prepares online materials for various initiatives. This includes posters, videos, and other creative materials.  

Learn more and apply to our M&C Coordinator positions here and M&C Directors positions here 

Organizational Development (OD) Team​​ 📂


The organizational development team leads training and professional development opportunities for the team. This includes organizing orientation materials and integrating learning activities during meetings. 

Learn more and apply to our OD Coordinator positions here and OD Director position here

Community Collaborations and Advocacy (CCA) Team 📣 


The community collaborations and advocacy team leads collaborative opportunities with our local community. This includes outreach to local school clubs, youth groups and other organizations. 

​Learn more and apply to our CCA Coordinator positions here and CCA Director position here 

~ GEM acknowledges that our work is situated on the traditional territories of the Anishinaabe, Huron-Wendat, Haudenosaunee, the Métis, and most recently, the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation covered by Treaties 14 and 19 ~