One, 1-year term to June 30, 2022
One, 2-year term to June 30, 2023
The Committee for Action on Social Justice is composed of 28 BCTF members who serve on seven social justice action groups—Antiracism; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning, and 2 Spirited Plus (LGBTQ2S+); Peace and Global Education; Economic Justice; Environmental Justice, Disability Justice, and Status of Women.
The committee makes recommendations to the BCTF Executive Committee on social justice issues and BCTF social justice policy; promotes and assists in the development of local, zonal, and provincial networks of teachers on social justice issues; creates resources for teachers and locals; assists locals and zones in developing general social justice programs, projects, and events; and works on developing links with other unions, community groups, NGOs, and others.
Committee members are expected to:
- attend three advisory committee meetings during the year; each meeting is a three-day meeting, usually scheduled on Thursday/Friday/Saturday
- attend and help facilitate up to two zone meetings (fall and spring) on a Friday/Saturday
- attend BCTF Summer Leadership Conference for three days in August.
This is a volunteer activity where members represent all of the teachers in BC. Accommodation, meals (per diem), leave of absence (LOA), and necessary travel costs, will be provided by the Federation in accordance with BCTF policies.
Deadline: Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.
Because the BCTF has an affirmative action policy, applicants may wish to provide, on a voluntary basis, information as to whether they self-identify as a member of one or more equity-seeking groups. This includes women, racialized persons, Aboriginal persons, persons who are trans, gender diverse or Two Spirit, persons with a disability, and persons who are lesbian, gay, or bisexual.