VP Campaigns & Equity

Honoraria & Work Term:

$17,066.40/year

Incoming two week shadow period:

  • 10 hrs/wk

  • $164.10/wk

Remainder of term (including exam periods and reading weeks):

  • $328.20/wk @ 20 hrs/wk (10 hours minimum in the TCSA office) 
  • 20 days paid vacation (10 to occur during winter break)

  • May bank up to 40 lieu hrs over course of the term, which may be used to cover reading wks
  • 5 paid sick days
; access to additional paid sick days for appropriate medical issues
  • Statutory holiday pay (20% of 4-week average if holiday falls on a vacation day)
  • Vacation pay (4% of gross)

Description Summary:

  • Assist in the organization of the Association’s efforts/role in Orientation activities & programming, including O-Week and Frost Week.
  • Work to increase engagement of students in the political process. 

  • Sit on the Events Committee, in the organization of at least one social, campaign, or educational 
activity per month during the academic year on behalf of the Association.
  • Assist the Vice President Student Health & Wellness in the organization & promotion of campaigns and initiatives supporting members of the Association.
  • Sit on the Executive Committee of the Ontario Component of the Canadian Federation of Students as the Local 71 Representative. 

  • Be responsible for ensuring that the Association remains in good financial standing with the Canadian Federation of Students.
  • Be responsible for knowing & implementing CFS services for the Association in consultation with the Operations and Service Manager.
  • Maintain reasonable contact with other post-secondary student unions in support of common student issues. 

  • Support the Association’s Equity Commissioners in the organization of relevant campaigns and in conjunction with external organizations where possible. 

  • Be responsible for connecting Equity Commissioners with Trent University’s Administration to address issues facing their respective constituencies.
  • Be responsible for organizing a meeting in the fall & winter semesters with the Trent University Human Rights Advisor & Directors of the Association to review the University’s and the Association’s practices and policies in regards to discrimination, harassment, and oppression and to develop strategies for their improvement.
  • Be responsible for sitting on the Presidential Advisory Committee for Human Rights, & Accessibility and liaising between the board and the committee.
  • Work with campus and community partners to work towards a campus free from racism, sexism, 
homophobia, transphobia and other forms of oppression. 

  • Coordinate delegations to national and provincial general meetings of the Canadian Federation of 
Students. 

  • Be the principle organizer of campaigns and lobby efforts led by the Association.
  • Develop a yearly Campaigns Delivery Strategy (Part of the Executive Strategic Plan) to be presented to the Board of Directors for approval by the first meeting in October. The document shall include at least one major campaign regarding issues of accessibility to and funding for post-secondary education.
  • Be responsible for chairing the Standing Committee on Grocery Assistance, and the organization & administration of the Grocery Assistance Program.
  • Be responsible, with the assistance of the Association Resource Manager, for completing the Executive exit survey & any transition documentation.
  • Shared front desk responsibilities when needed. 
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