Diversity and Inclusivity Director

Required Certifications/ Obligations:

  • Stong College: Foundation Peer-leadership Training (FPLT) 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Ensure that 2NA is using a proactive approach to inclusivity within the nursing cohort.
  2. Raise awareness of pertinent social justice issues to the nursing cohort via the bi-weekly newsletter.
  3. Collaborate and assist the Marketing Director, Social Director, and Associate Social Director with social media strategy.
    1. Inform 2NA executive team of specific (present and historical) events and/or significant dates, as well as any social justice issues related to nursing.
  4. Develop workshops and events that effectively promote diversity.
    1. Collaborate with other student-led, nursing, and grassroots organizations.
    2. Liaise with York University organizations such as the Harriet Tubman Institute of York University.
  5. Provide support and resources to diverse students within the second-entry cohort.
  6. Advocate for cultural diversity within the 2NA team. Ensure executive members embrace and understand differing perspectives. 
  7. Familiarized with York University Policies & Procedures and York University Resources/Guides regarding diversity, inclusivity, accessibility, and accommodations. 
  8. Possess voting rights.
  9. An individual from an underrepresented group such as BIPOC/LGBTQQIP2SAA, neurodivergent and/or students with a disability are preferred for this role.