Rainbow Alliance for Men - Group Facilitator

Application Deadline: March 24, 2023 5:00pm

Why volunteer your valuable time at Rainbow Resource Centre?

  • To make connections within the 2SLGBTQ+ community and help foster a greater sense of belonging for people that utilize the Centre
  • To learn more about the Centre and the resources, support and education we provide to the community
  • To gain skills and work experience in group facilitation and activity management for which a professional reference will be provided

Title: Rainbow Alliance for Men - Group Facilitator

Purpose: To organize and lead the Rainbow Alliance for Men, a support group for gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, queer, and questioning men that meets at the Rainbow Resource Centre.

Duties & Responsibilities: Organize content and activities to deliver to the group, schedule and promote meetings, manage group communications (email and social media), attend and facilitate meetings, establish and maintain a safe space for all participants including welcoming all first time attendees, manage group expenses and donations, model behaviours to maintain Centre shared spaces, liaise between the group and the Centre including providing monthly reporting, attend centre events as a representative of the group.

Time Requirement: 4 to 10 hours per month with meetings occurring 1 to 2 times monthly in the evenings and/or on the weekends (depending on your availability, group schedule and space availability).

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Friendly, people-oriented, responsible, organized, reliable, adaptable.
  • Has a basic understanding of heterosexism, homophobia, transphobia, racism, and other oppressions and how these impact individuals, families, institutions and communities.
  • Is familiar with current issues faced by queer men, and Winnipeg's broader 2SLGBTQ+ community.
  • Can supervise large groups, manage conflict, maintain confidentiality, actively listen, and effectively communicate with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience facilitating events, planning group activities, and supervising groups of 10-20 people at a time are all assets.

Age Requirement: 18+

Start & End Date: April 2023 – April 2024 (1 year volunteer commitment with opportunity to renew)

Location: Rainbow Resource Centre (170 Scott St. R3L 0L3)

Direct Supervisor: Jonah Wilde - Volunteer Coordinator - 204-474-0212 x 206


  1. Volunteer Orientation + Role Specific Training (2-3 hrs)
    Date to be determined
    “The Qube” @ Rainbow Resource Centre (170 Scott St. R3L 0L3)
  2. Review of Online Training Material (3 hours)

Application Deadline: March 24th, 2023

Applicant Instructions: Applicants can apply in pairs as co-facilitators using a single application form and cover letter, but individual resumes. Submit a Volunteer Application (click here for a fillable PDF), cover letter & resume to:

Jonah Wilde, Volunteer Coordinator
Rainbow Resource Centre

Be sure to include “Rainbow Alliance for Men Facilitator Application” in the subject line of the email, and in your cover letter.

Rainbow Resource Centre is an equity-seeking organization who believes that our diversity makes us stronger. We encourage applications from 2SLGBTQ+ community members who experience intensified marginalization due to personal identifiers tied to race, religion, cultural practice, refugee status, socio-economic status, age, ability, or otherwise.

We encourage folks with lived experience relevant to the position to apply (e.g. 2SLGBTQ+ men).

At any time during the application process, new volunteers are welcome to:

  • utilize the Centre’s public computer, internet access, and no-cost printing;
  • contact the Volunteer Coordinator for application guidance, as needed; and
  • voice any and all accessibility concerns to the Volunteer Coordinator as they arise.