Job Opportunity for student: Summer Event Coordinator (25h/week for 6 weeks)

Project 10 is looking for a bilingual, self-directed, motivated and organized student to work in a team-based structure. Project 10 welcomes the contributions that individuals from marginalized communities bring to our organization, and invites native people, people of colour, women, gays, lesbians, and bisexuals, transgender and transsexual people, people with disabilities, and working class people to apply. Please indicate in your cover letter if you would like to be considered for employment equity.

The position is CANADA SUMMER JOBS (CSJ) contract. To be eligible you must be between 15 and 30 years old. Eligible applicants also need to have been a full time student during the past academic year, and be returning to school full time in the fall.

Some important tasks for Summer Event Coordinator include :

  • Attending and animating drop-in on thursday nights to meet participating youth and assess the needs of this population. Drop-in animation involves a significant amount of youth intervention work, whether formalized and scheduled or ad-hoc (supportive listening, referrals, conflict resolution, negotiation and renegotiation of group norms, and intervening when group norms are violated)
  • Working with the staff team and youth volunteers from diverse communities to plan an inclusive and participative 4 day camp for LGBTTIQ youth.
  • Liaising with other youth-focused queer groups to assist with the planning of Project 10’s participation in the Pride Parade (Fierte), and Community day (historically this has included a fundraising event called Queer Coupe, where we have hairdressers donate their time to give $20 haircuts during Pride festivities).

Who we are :
Project 10 is a bilingual community organization that works to promote the personal, social, sexual and mental well being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, asexual, intersex, queer and questioning youth and adults ages 14-25.

Through advocacy and education, using a harm reduction approach, Project 10 aims to facilitate the empowerment of youth at individual, community, and institutional levels with a particular emphasis on supporting individuals and groups who experience multiple and intersecting oppressions. For more information visit our website at www.p10.qc.ca.
Contract Details :
The position has an expected time commitment of 25 hours per week at a renumeration of $15/hour for 6 week. This contract goes from July 4th to August 15th.

To Apply :
Please forward your CV and cover letter, to questions@p10.qc.ca or by mail, 2075 rue Plessis #307 QC H2L 2Y4, attn: Project 10 Hiring Committee, by Monday, June 21th at 5pm. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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