SPECTRUM Waterloo Opportunity – Call for an Advisor/Sensitivity Reader 

The Opportunity

SPECTRUM recognizes that the organization has work to do to ensure that its programs and services are accessible and relevant to all members of the community. This work will include audits of our existing programs and services, the development of new programs, development of evaluations and outcomes for programs and services, consultations and training in anti-racism, inclusion, and accessibility.

SPECTRUM is seeking a sensitivity reader to assist in the creation of a Request for Proposal. The RFP will enable the organization to hire an Indigenous consultant and a Black consultant for internal review of its programs and policies.


Completion of the Request for Proposal must take no longer than two weeks, approximately 5-8 hours. Work will be done collaboratively over 2-4 sittings via Zoom. Compensation: CAD 200 in total.


Those involved in this work are ineligible to apply for the consultancy role when the RFP is released.

Job Overview:

  • Co-create a draft Request for Proposal through the lens of Indigenous and Black community needs, ensuring there are nobarriers to employment
  • Communicate recommendations to SPECTRUM promptly
  • Work from home, flexible hours


  • Lived experience or extensive knowledge of the LGBTQ2+ community
  • Experienced copy editor and proofreader
  • Detail-driven; self-directed
  • Able to make an impact within a cooperative team environment
  • A skilled, written, and verbal communicator with the ability to convey ideas in a clear andconcise manner


SPECTRUM is Waterloo Region’s first-ever LGBTQ2+ / Rainbow community space! SPECTRUM is an organization that serves, affirms, and supports the well-being of LGBTQ2+ individuals in Waterloo Region and the broader community through peer support, community partnerships, education and training, resources, and events.

To apply:

Submit a resume via email to Kristy Skelton by the end of the day, May 30, 2021

Acting Executive Director
Kristy Skelton

Thank you for your interest in SPECTRUM! Should your skills and experience match the requirements for the role, you will be contacted in a timely manner.

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SPECTRUM Waterloo is committed to creating a culture of diversity and belonging. We appreciate all who apply.


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SPECTRUM offers a safe place where LGBTQ2+ individuals can be themselves and find community and supports.