Human Rights Resource Person and Fact Finders

Posted on Thursday, September 21st, 2017

The Office of Diversity and Human Rights (DHR) is now seeking applications from students who wish to play an important role in fostering an inclusive campus through their direct participation in the University of Guelph’s human rights complaint resolution procedures.

Why apply?

Human Rights Resource Persons and Fact Finders receive training in the Human Rights Code and the University’s related policies and procedures; an introduction to key investigative principles; and effective peer support and dispute resolution strategies. This is a unique opportunity to develop the analytical and problem solving skills, particularly those considering careers in law, social services, or other human services.

Who May Apply?

Any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at the University of Guelph. Successful applicants must be available to complete a four-day training course, to be held over the course of two weekends (October, 14, 15, 21, 22) as a condition of their appointment.

How to Apply

Please share with us: A 500 word statement of interest, which should refer to your experience with human rights issues, dispute resolution, peer support, problem solving skills, as well as your knowledge of the Human Rights Code and related University Policies and Procedures; and one reference with contact information.

Deliver Your Application by email, in person, or interoffice mail by 4pm September 26th, 2017 to:

Office of Diversity and Human Rights (DHR)
15 University Avenue East
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
N1G 2W1
519-824-4120 x53000
Successful applicants will be invited to participate in an in-person discussion.  If you require any special arrangements in order to complete your application, please contact DHR by email or phone.

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