Job Opportunity at Project 10:Program and Resource Coordinator

Who are we
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

The Opportunity
Project 10 is looking for a bilingual, proactive, self-directed, and organized individual to work part-time in a team-based structure. Project 10 welcomes the contributions that individuals from marginalized communities bring to our organization, and invites Aboriginal people, people of colour, women, gays, lesbians, and bisexuals, transgender and transsexual people, people with disabilities, and working class people to apply. Project 10, as a youth organization, particularly welcomes applications from people within or close to the age mandate of the organization (14-25). Please indicate in your cover letter if you would like to be considered for employment equity.

Some important tasks for the Program and Resource Coordinator include:

  • ·Coordinating the weekly drop-in, such as activities, food and volunteers
  • ·Recruiting and training volunteers for the drop-in
  • ·Overseeing and attending special event programming, such as Summer Camp
  • ·Maintaining resources
  • ·Peer counselling and referrals in French and English over the phone, in person and via email

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys thinking and working collectively, but who is also self-motivated and self-directed. Project 10 is looking for someone who has experience with LGBTTIQ communities and a strong understanding of harm-reduction and empowerment approaches. The ideal candidate also has an analysis of intersecting oppressions with a focus on how youth are specifically affected by various modes of oppression. The candidates must have strong bilingual communication skills. Assets in this position include experience in a leadership role, with group facilitation, and with event planning.

Contract Details
The position has an expected time commitment of 12 hours per week at a renumeration of $18/hour, with the potential for hours to increase in Fall 2011.

To Apply
Please forward your CV and cover letter, to or by mail, 2075 rue Plessis #307 Montreal, QC H2L 2Y4, attn: Project 10 Hiring Committee, by Friday, June 10th at 5pm. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The proposed start date is Monday, June 20th.

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