Participate in Our LGBT+ Safe Space Accreditation Pilot Program

Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC), in collaboration with Tourism HR Canada and with thanks to funding from the Government of Canada, is developing a comprehensive LGBT+ Safe Space Accreditation Pilot Program aiming to help businesses, organizations and communities certify their status as LGBT+ friendly.

Applications are currently open to participate in the LGBT+ Safe Space Accreditation Pilot Program. You can choose to participate in one of two ways:

Participate as a Field Test Applicant

Businesses of any size, community organizations, and government agencies are encouraged to apply as Field Test Applicants. Applicants will receive a complimentary one-year CGLCC membership. (Applicants that are currently members of CGLCC will receive a free one-year renewal.)

The deadline to apply has been extended to January 13, 2021. Click here to apply.

Participate as a Field Test Assessor

Individuals who possess experience in the following areas are encouraged to apply to participate as a Field Test Assessor:
• experience in program or training assessment;
• knowledge of human resource issues and inclusion best practices;
• understanding or experience of challenges facing LGBT+ customers;
• time and project management skills; and
• strong writing, research and communications skills.

Field Test Assessors will receive the following compensation for their participation:
• $250 plus applicable HST per applicant assessment upon submission of the final assessment documentation with comments and recommendations
• $50 plus applicable HST per one-hour training session
• $50 plus applicable HST per per applicant final report with feedback on the results from the field test

The deadline to apply has been extended to January 13, 2021. Click here to apply.