Culture for All Service seeks a Diversity Educator

Culture for All Service is recruiting a Diversity Educator for a temporary, part time position for six months (80 %, 29 h/week), 16.8.2021-15.2.2022.

The Diversity Educator participates in the planning and implementation of the Diversity Agent 2.0 project. The aim of the project is to provide tools and training for art and cultural institutions to promote diversity and to identify and address racial discrimination and barriers to inclusion. The project is coordinated by Culture for All Service and realized together with Globe Art Point.

The Diversity Educator works with different assignments as a part of the project team and as a part of the Culture for All Service team. The tasks of the position are to plan and implement a diversity agent training program and, as a part of the training program for agents, to coordinate online clinics for art and culture sector in Finland on issues related to racism and discrimination. One part of the work is to  inform and implement the recommendations of the reports Art, Culture and Diverse Finland. Final Report of the Working Group for Cultural Policy, Immigrants and Promotion of Cultural DiversityOpen this document with ReadSpeaker docReader(2021) and Opening. The status of foreign-born arts and culture professionals in Finland (2020).

Culture for All Service is an organization committed to equity, inclusivity, accessibility and diversity in all its activities and in the recruitment of new staff. We encourage all genders and people belonging to different minorities, regardless of e. g. gender or gender identity, ethnic background, potential disabilities, religion or age. For this position we encourage applicants with migrant backgrounds or people belonging to language and cultural minorities.

The job requires a suitable university or college degree, experience of teaching and of planning training programs/ courses, good knowledge of issues related to antiracism, cultural diversity, equity, social justice and migrants as well as of the arts and culture field. The successful management of the assignment demands excellent cooperation and interaction skills, resourcefulness, abilities for independent and structured work, as well as experience of communication and project management.

The job requires good language skills in either Finnish or English, i. e. working language is either Finnish or English, depending on the language skills of the applicant.

The wage for the part-time position (80 %) is 2185 euro/ month. DL for job applications is 31.5.2021 at 4 pm. Informal job applications including a CV are sent to the email address rekrytointi@cultureforall.fi. Job interviews will be arranged week 24. We will inform the applicants about the selection the same week. Work starts on 16.8.2021 or 1.9.2021.

More information

More information is given by the Executive Director of Culture for All Rita Paqvalén, 18-20.5.2021, between 10-16 o’clock, phone 040–674 3528.

Part of the work is online (remote), and part is done at the office of Culture for All Service at the Cable Factory in Helsinki (Tallberginkatu 1). Information about the office’s accessibility here. An assistant dog is working in the office on regular basis.

Dataprotection

Please read the Culture for All privacy statement before sending the application. The information provided by the applicants will not be used for any other purposes besides this recruitment process and all of your information will be destroyed one year after the recruitment process has ended.

NB! When sending your application, please state in the beginning of the application your agreement that your information can be used according to the privacy statement of Culture for All Service. Without your consent your application cannot be handledDo not write your social signum or the date of your birth in the application or CV. It is not needed.

Information on Culture for All Service

Culture for All Service / For culture on equal terms ry (Yhdenvertaisen kulttuurin puolesta ry) s an organization within the field of arts and culture. Culture for All Service offers information and tools for workers in the cultural field nationwide to improve accessibility and knowledge of diversity. Culture for All is supported by the Ministry of education and culture. More information about Culture for All here.

Our office and its whole staff are committed to promoting equity, accessibility, and non-discrimination in various ways. Our first own equality plan is valid from 2019 to 2022. Our office has declared itself a discrimination-free zone and we have a safer space policy. Declaring a discrimination-free zone means actively tackling discrimination, intervening if discrimination occurs and recognizing the equality of all people. Read about equity, anti-racism and accessibility in our office and in our practices here.

Information about Globe Art Point ry

The core mission of Globe Art Point is advocating cultural equity, diversity and inclusion in the arts and cultural sector in Finland. G.A.P also serves as an information centre and meeting point for artists, cultural workers and arts & cultural institutions in Finland. Our focus is on foreign-born artists and cultural workers, living and working in Finland, being acknowledged and their untapped potential fully utilised. G.A.P, together with our stakeholders and collaborators, is dedicated to improving the existing structures and building a society free from cultural discrimination or any other form of oppression. Our goal is to create constructive and action-driven dialogues with the entire society, from local grassroots to the national level. More information on Globe Art Point here.