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Disability Inclusion Facilitators - Call for applications!

Light for the World is looking for creative and critical thinkers to support its Economic Empowerment pillar - under the InBusiness Initiative.  

We’re looking for creative, self driven individual who is passionate about disability inclusion, team player who will serve as an advisor and a change agent  

  • Must be a person with disability.
  • Must have 2+ years’ experience in disability inclusion related field
  • Willingness to travel
  • Willingness to engage with cultural humility and an awareness of one’s identity and privilege
  • 2+ years facilitation experience (bonus points for formal training)
  • Passion for and deep understanding of disability, diversity, equity, and inclusion in organizations, as demonstrated through education, work, or volunteer experience .
  • Experience facilitating workplace training - we're excited about facilitators from a variety of professional backgrounds including corporate learning and development, executive coaching, grassroots organizing, higher education, government, and the non-profit sector.
  • Knowledge of office workplace dynamics and operational considerations that might affect clients
  • Project management experience and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to facilitate learning sessions on disability, bias, anti-racism, gender discrimination, anti-harassment, feedback and communication, management practices, and/or other related topics
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Desire to work in a collaborative environment  
 What you might do:  
  • Lead in disability inclusion:  Advocate for change in our partner institutions and communities, sparking a passion for inclusion among organization leaders, administrators, employees and communities giving them the practical guidance they need to make disability inclusion work.  
  • Coach leaders: Provide executive and leadership coaching to partner institutions and communities on inclusive management tools and practices. 
  • Design learning sessions: Create learning content around the topics in disability inclusion tailored to the needs and context for our clients.
  • Deliver learning sessions: Facilitate learning sessions in a variety of formats virtually and in house for our partner institutions and communities located across the country.
  • Provide advice, guidance & support: Function effectively as a collaborative team leader and a source of inclusion information and support to Light for the World partner institutions and communities.  
  • Promote good relations and practices Facilitating work relationships among youth with disabilities, fostering full participation and social connections in the partner institutions and communities.  
  • Monitoring & Evaluation: Carry out regular monitoring, learning and evaluation visits to the partner institutions and communities. 

We’re a team that believes in the values of continual learning, creative engagement, and research-driven results. This position is ONLY open to youth with disabilities.  

Deadline for applications - 10th January 2021
Click here to apply now!

2 thoughts on “Disability Inclusion Facilitators – Call for applications!”

  1. Disability inclusion is what I advocate for,
    I am a social worker, peer counselor, mentor and an advocate, championing for the rights and inclusivity of persons living with disabilities.

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