SCGC Diversity and Inclusion Liaison Volunteer Opportunity
SCGC is currently seeking a volunteer to serve as Diversity and Inclusion Liaison for the 2023 season. This position will support SCGC by helping implement WGI's diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategy to ensure it is integrated into the fabric of SCGC culture, value and business model. The Diversity and Inclusion Liaison will support SCGC in creating and delivering initiatives designed to build a culture of inclusion and ensure the long-term sustainability of D&I efforts. The successful candidate will be a champion for D&I, successfully build and maintain relationships with our membership, and design and execute creative ways to develop WGI's approach to D&I as we continue to scale our efforts.
Manage the implementation of WGI programs and initiatives that further SCGC's D&I strategy and contribute to creating a more diverse and inclusive workplace
Oversee D&I communication logistics as directed by the President
In close collaboration with SCGC Board of Directors, support drafting of the strategic plan through research, gathering data, and other related activities
Update and maintain diversity and inclusion-related content on SCGC's website
Assist the Board of Directors in the planning and delivery of high-quality training and awareness building
Serve as a liaison as directed between the WGI Diversity and Inclusion Committee and SCGC Board of Directors, Staff and member units
Assist in responding appropriately and quickly to requests for support regarding D&I
Monitor work plan and strategic plan to ensure goals are met in a timely fashion. Report on overall progress to ensure that learning and results are utilized to improve D&I programs and processes
Promote a work environment that is accepting, emphasizes teamwork, a respect for differences, and giving constructive feedback
Understand organizational dynamics and actively work to cultivate D&I allies across the organization
Serve as acting Diversity and Inclusion Liaison representing Diversity & Inclusion at SCGC meetings and events as needed
Exercise and maintain confidentiality of information as it pertains to the organization, diversity initiatives, and circuit leadership
Perform other duties as required
Minimum 3 years of SCGC unit management and/or technically relevant work experience
Bachelor?s degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and work experience
Demonstrated knowledge of current best practices and trends in diversity and inclusion, including familiarity with key concepts (e.g. cultural competence, unconscious bias, etc.) Practical experience designing and/or implementing D&I programs preferred
Shows a committed and proactive approach to diversity and inclusion and to own personal development in this area
Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a culturally diverse environment
Ability to handle confidential information and materials with discretion
Demonstrated ability to effectively lead teams, develop presentations and trainings for small to large audiences, and facilitate team discussions
Experience creating and managing project plans to support effective implementation of programs and initiatives
Experience coordinating events, managing logistics, identifying speakers, and developing agendas/materials
English proficiency required; foreign language skills a plus
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
SCGC does not discriminate in its selection practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.
Interested volunteers should apply with a resume through email to firstname.lastname@example.org September 30, 2022. No telephone inquiries, please.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and finalists will be contacted.