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Trans Sask is hiring – May 2024

Trans Sask is looking to hire a permanent, full-time, Trans Health Navigator for southern Saskatchewan, starting in June 2024.

The Trans Health Navigator is responsible for working with Two Spirit, trans, and gender diverse community members, along with professionals and service-providers to identify and remove barriers for 2SLGBTQI+ clients seeking care and services. The Trans Health Navigator will work our northern Saskatchewan Trans Health Navigator and Executive Director to cover the province to find ways for doctors, therapists, social workers and other care and service providers to better work with 2SLGBTQI+ clients and meet their needs along with provide education opportunities to change negative assumptions and attitudes about 2SLGBTQI+ clients.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Community Engagement: Work with trans and gender diverse community members to identify potential and real barriers around access to care, and identify opportunities for systemic improvements. Key activities will include identifying issues and updating existing support service practices throughout the province.
  • Community Education: Educate and equip trans and gender diverse people with knowledge, tools, and support to overcome barriers in the medical, legal and social support systems to better self-advocate for themselves via community presentations.
  • Provider Outreach: Contacting urban, rural, and remote service and care providers to determine their current capacity for providing service and care to trans and gender-diverse clients
  • Provider Education: Work to transform norms, attitudes and behaviors through educational activities with existing service providers in the fields of health, legal, and social services. Trans Sask will employ both existing community-led research findings and community member input over the course of the project to inform workshops and knowledge mobilization materials which seek to challenge and change how healthcare providers, legal representatives, and other community members think, act, and how they treat trans and gender diverse people.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Nice to haves:

  • Strong and comprehensive understanding of trans, non-binary, Two Spirit and gender diverse communities, people, and issues including lived experience
  • Experience in a medical, social needs, or legal work environment
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records systems

Skills and Expertise:

  • Proficient in basic office programs including excel, powerpoint, google drive, zoom, and online databases
  • Knowledge of anti-racism and anti-oppressive practices and principles
  • Organization and time management skills (able to multitask and reassess priorities)

Working Conditions:

This is a provincial position which will primarily work from home outside of in-person provider and community member engagement meetings.

To Apply:

Please submit the following to claire.yacishyn@transsask.ca:

  • Detailed cover letter (applicants that do not include a cover letter will not be considered) describing why you are the best choice for the position. Please indicate if you are eligible to work in Canada. Trans Sask is committed to providing any accommodations needed for candidates in the hiring process and throughout employment. We will prioritize applicants that are diverse in gender, sexuality, culture, and race, and encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter if they so choose. Additionally we will prioritize applicants with trans-feminine and Two Spirit life experiences and we encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter if they so choose.
  • Resume highlighting relevant education and work experience
  • Contact information for two references

Interviews will take place remotely via Zoom. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Deadline: May 31st at noon (12:00pm) Saskatchewan time.

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