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Applications are now open to join the GEM 2023 Team!

HOW TO APPLY

Thank you for your interest in joining the 2023 GEM team!



Since 2013, the Girls Empowerment Movement (GEM) (www.peelgems.com) has provided leadership, mentorship, and empowerment opportunities to youth in the Peel Region. GEM is dedicated to cultivating community-level skill-building opportunities, knowledge sharing, and safe spaces for youth, especially for racialized young women and gender-diverse individuals in the Peel Region. Through our work, we have hosted more than 35 initiatives, cultivated a network of over 100 GEMs, and we have engaged over 1,500 young people.



GEM is looking for new volunteer members to join our team including in areas like organizational development; multimedia and communications; programming and initiatives; and, community collaborations and advocacy.

Being a part of the GEM team 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.

Please take a look at each of the open roles and click on the accompanying links to learn more about our team before you apply.


 

 

1. Project Director - http://surl.li/emxep

2. Multimedia and Communications Director -  http://surl.li/emxes



1. Organizational Development Coordinator - http://surl.li/emxel
2. Multimedia and Communications Coordinator - http://surl.li/emxej
3. Community Collaborations and Advocacy Coordinator - http://surl.li/emxeo

 


Once you've reviewed the role you want to apply to, please complete this form by February 3, 2023 at 11:59PM EST. Don't forget to attach the relevant supporting materials! :)

If there are any questions or technical challenges, please reach out to us at peel.gems@gmail.com

ABOUT GEM

ABOUT THE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

DIRECTOR ROLES

COORDINATOR ROLES

HOW TO APPLY & DEADLINE

LEARN MORE ABOUT GEM TEAMS

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. 

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.  

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. 

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. 

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~ 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 ~

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