get involved

interested in volunteering or working with us?

there are many roles available here at the Safely Connected McGill depending on your interests!

communications

If you’re interested in helping the EDRSC develop our visual brand, gain a following on campus and educate folks on disordered eating, this could be a great position for you!

Tasks involved:

  • researching for educational Instagram posts
  • writing and editing blog posts 
  • writing social copy 
  • creating social media graphics 
 
Total hours required: 1-2 hours/week

Communications volunteer applications are currently closed.

events

If you’re interested in event planning for Eating Disorder Awareness Week, Mental Health/Illness Awareness Series, fundraising, and are passionate about helping the cause of eating disorders and disordered eating, this might be a great position for you! 

Tasks involved: 

  • leading events (comfortable in public speaking) 
  • organizing and planning event content 
  • outreaching to external speakers 
  • fundraising
  • interviewing speakers
  • advertising

Event meetings occur once a week.

Total hours required: 2-3 hours/week 

Events volunteer applications are currently closed.

support

If you’re interested in helping us provide services, including support groups and drop-ins, and are passionate about mental health and peer support, this could be a great position for you! 

Tasks involved: 

  • facilitating support groups (virtual)
  • match and chat with users on our online forum
  • facilitating drop-in hours
  • assisting with other possible in-person services (COVID dependent)
 
Total hours required: 2-4 hours/week depending on the projects you’d like to be involved with!

join our coordinator team!

Come work with us! Here are the positions that are open that you can apply to.

internal training coordinator 

The Safely Connected McGill Internal Training Coordinators create, update, and deliver training around eating disorders to all members of the Safely Connected McGill. In particular, they provide training and guidance to prepare support volunteers for their roles. Throughout the semester, they are available to help and support volunteers and may provide additional training as needed. The coordinators continuously update and expand upon the Safely Connected McGill training materials through consultations with a ride range of experts on the topics. 

Tasks involved: 

  • Coordinate the continuous development and review of Safely Connected McGill training materials 
  • Review and provide content for eating disorder-related training materials of other peer support organizations
  • Consult with relevant stakeholders and community organizations on training materials 
  • Be responsible for providing support, events, and communications volunteers with centre and role specific training at the beginning of each semester
  • Arrange for external organizations and facilitators to provide anti-oppression trainings to Safely Connected McGill members

Total hours required and hourly wage:

$15.65/hour for 5-6 hours a week 

Applications open until Monday, September 26th, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Find more information and the application link here.