The Student Christian Movement of Canada (SCM) is a progressive student movement on university campuses engaged in faith and social justice. Since 1921, students have led the SCM in exploring and challenging the Christian tradition and its meaning in society and culture. With members from all Christian denominations and places of spiritual seeking, SCM seeks to build communities where friendship, critical thinking and political action can flourish. The SCM strives to practice anti-oppression principles – queer affirming, anti-racist, and decolonizing – and to create an environment where all are welcomed and empowered.

This position is to create and develop an SCM community centered on faith and justice at York University – Keele or Glendon campus.

– Passion for action on faith and social justice issues
– Ability to articulate one’s faith and spirituality
– Knowledge of Christian theology and ability to facilitate ecumenical conversations
– Capacity to recruit and empower student leadership
– Skills and experience in communication, organization and event facilitation
– Current student status & familiarity with the university context
– Ability to work independently and collaboratively
– Commitment to creating LGBTQ+ affirming, anti-racist and decolonizing spaces

– Outreach, engagement, and relationship building with students on campus to build group membership
– Network with other student groups on campus and supportive faith leaders
– Plan, promote, and organize regular programs/events for the SCM in collaboration with membership
– Maintain student club registration and club records to support leadership transition
– Participate in York University Interfaith Council
– Promote the SCM through email and social media
– Work with the SCM Advisory Board to create regular fundraising mailings at end of semester
– Collaborate with SCM Advisory Board to organize a yearly SCM alumni/supporter event in spring
– Collaborate with other SCM coordinators (U of T and TMU) and the national SCM

This position is accountable to the York SCM Advisory Board, by the circulation of a written report on program activities prior to meeting with the board.

Hours and remuneration:
$23 per hour, 8 hours per week, from August 15, 2024 to April 30, 2025

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until August 6, 2024. Please email a cover letter and resume to Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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