Job Opportunity: Administrative Coordinator
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.
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 Administrative Coordinator include:
- Training and supervision of interns from various academic programs
- Hiring and integration of summer students
- Fundraising- including both grant based and individual solicitation strategies
- Financial Management (with support from Board and bookkeeper) ie. Budget drafting, quarterly reports to board, preparation for annual financial review.
- Preparing Annual Report and AGM (with support from the board)
- Peer counseling and referrals in French and English over the phone, in person and via email
- Consultation, referrals, information, and workshops for families, and professionals who work with youth
- Networking with other community groups in Montreal and Quebec
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 with experience with LGBTTIQ communities and a strong understanding of harm-reduction and empowerment approaches, with an analysis of intersecting oppressions. The candidates must have strong bilingual communication skills. Assets in this position include experience with strategic planning and policy writing, an understanding of fundraising for social change, comfort with communicating with government agents and institutions, experience with workshop design, web and computer skills, and event planning experience.
The position has an expected time commitment of 27 hours a week at a pay rate of $18/hour.
Please forward your CV and cover letter, to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail, 2075 rue Plessis #307 Montreal, QC H2L 2Y4, attn: Project 10 Hiring Committee, by 5pm Friday March 4. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The proposed start date is March 22, 2011.