University of Alberta

fYrefly in Schools Education Facilitator

Institute for Sexual Minority Studies & Services

Competition No.  -    S106339526
Posting Date  -    Aug 07, 2019
Closing Date  -    Aug 27, 2019
Position Type  -    Part Time - Grant Funded
Salary Range  -    $23,466 to $31,226 (pro-rated) per year
Grade  -    05
Hours  -    21

This position has an end date of August 31, 2021, with the possibility of extension and offers a comprehensive benefits package which can be viewed at: Faculty & Staff Benefits.

Reporting to both the Education Coordinator and Manager of Programs and Services at the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services (iSMSS), the fYrefly in Schools Education Facilitator supports the program delivery of fYrefly in Schools (FINS) in Edmonton and area. fYrefly in Schools is an iSMSS educational initiative developed to help reduce discrimination against sexual and gender minority youth, increase awareness of the impacts of homo/bi/transphobia, and equip students with the tools they need to become effective allies for diveristy, equity, and human rights within their schools and communities. For more information, please see the iSMSS website.



  • Works closely with the Education Coordinator to plan, organize, and deliver the fYrefly in Schools workshops to K-12 students within Edmonton area schools

  • Ensures the program delivery is pedagogically sound, age-appropriate, and professionally facilitated

  • Prepares, copies, and coordinates materials and evaluation forms for presentation delivery

  • Provides effective program evaluation, tracking, and reporting as required

  • Assists with survey and data entry

  • Participates in ongoing professional development activities and team meetings

  • Aids in program promotion through tabling, electronic communication, and community partner engagements

  • Facilitates events for volunteer training, orientation, and appreciation


  • Minimum high school diploma; post-secondary education preferred

  • At least one year of experience working with sexual and gender minority youth and/or vulnerable youth populations in a classroom or community-based setting required

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and time management skills

  • Prior education facilitation experience preferred

  • Strong work ethic and organizational skills

  • Proficiency using MS Office applications, Google platforms, and Survey Monkey

  • Police information and vulnerable sector check required

  • Class 5 driver's license with clean driving abstract

Regular availability at least three days a week (Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm) and occasional evening and weekend availability is required. 

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.


How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.