Employment Opportunity: Project and Outreach Coordinator (Part-Time, Contract)

Social Planning Toronto is seeking a project and outreach coordinator to support a new and exciting project to mobilize knowledge and communities around streaming in secondary schools. The coordinator will play a key role in engaging stakeholders, organizing events, and campaign and coalition work. This position is suitable for a young person aged 16-29.

Major responsibilities

  • Assist with the design and delivery of 4-6 community events throughout Toronto
  • Conduct outreach and connect with youth, families, community organizations, and others
  • Support the development and implementation of media campaign
  • Participate in and provide support to the Coalition for Alternatives to Streaming in Education (CASE) as needed
  • Meet with Supervisor for direction, support and supervision
  • Perform daily office tasks, maintain records, and other administrative duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the course selection and streaming processes in Ontario
  • A passionate interest in education in general, and in exploring the concerns of young people
  • Good computer skills including working and communicating with Google Docs, Sheets and Drive
  • Strong track record with social media
  • Strong written, communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to anti-oppression and anti-racism
  • Established connections within the Toronto youth sector is an asset

Contract position

Project responsibilities will be 7-10 hours/week with $20/hour pay for approximately 10 months. Flexible hours will be required, with potential to work from home. Some travelling within the city of Toronto will be required.

To apply

Please email your resume along with a short description of why you’re interested the position to Sharma Queiser at squeiser@socialplanningtoronto.org by Thursday, February 8 at 10 a.m.

For more information, please contact Sharma at squeiser@socialplanningtoronto.org or 416-351-0095 ext. 219

Social Planning Toronto is committed to employment equity and encourages applicants from the full diversity of the community. 

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