QPIRG Concordia is hiring an Alternative Resource Publication Coordinator (deadline extended to June 12!)

The Quebec Public Interest Research Group at Concordia is a resource centre for student and community research and organizing. We strive to raise awareness and support grassroots activism around diverse social and environmental issues. Our work is rooted in an anti-oppression analysis and practice. We seek to make campus-community links and inspire social change through engaging, inclusive and non-hierarchical approaches.
Please note that this job is open to any student in high school, university, CEGEP, or in a vocational or technical program anywhere in Canada who meet the following eligibility requirements:
– Have been registered as a full-time student (in a secondary, post-secondary, CEGEP, vocational or technical program) in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
– Be between the ages of 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
– Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;
– Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.
Monday, June 12th, 2017, by 5pm

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Alternative Resource Publication Coordinator will generally support and promote QPIRG Concordia core projects and initiatives related to community-driven social justice research. This includes outreach, promotion and logistical support for a potential undergraduate and community research conference, as well as being responsible for other (potential) publications. More generally, the Alternative Resource Publication Coordinator will work with QPIRG Concordia staff with outreach and staffing of the QPIRG Concordia space.

– outreach actively to Concordia students and campus community to promote community-driven social justice research
– outreach to community organizations
– work with QPIRG staff to design, print and distribute outreach materials (flyers, posters, translated materials, etc.)
– work with professors, departments and student groups to promote social justice research amongst faculty and university bodies
– work with volunteer committee and QPIRG staff to develop and implement outreach strategies for promoting social justice research
– apply to various campus departments for project funding and outreach support
– recruit and work with volunteers and volunteer committee members
– promote QPIRG’s social and environmental justice mandate
– maintain and improve relevant QPIRG websites
– promote community-driven social justice research on campus and in the Montreal-area community thru workshops and community events
– excellent written French
– skills in poster/flyer design and printing (Indesign and/or Photoshop)
– budgeting and financial management experience
– volunteer experience and/or working within a volunteer organization
– knowledge of other languages, including sign languages
– skills in facilitation, meeting planning and coordination
– knowledge of consensus decision-making
– experience with non-profit organizations, including working with boards and the incorporation process

– Ability to work alone as well as in a group
– Ability to communicate with people of diverse backgrounds
– Demonstrated skills in organization and time management
– Sense of initiative and ability to work autonomously
– Skills in the recruitment, retention, and coordination of volunteers
– Written and verbal communication skills in English and French
– Creative problem-solving skills
– Comfort with computers in Mac and PC environments
– Fundraising skills
– Commitment to social justice and to QPIRG’s mandate to counter discrimination on the basis of age, race, sex, gender, religion, colour, dis/ability, size, and class
Employment equity:
QPIRG Concordia has an employment equity policy (the full policy is available here: www.qpirgconcordia.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/employment-equity-policy.pdf). People from marginalized groups are encouraged to apply. If you would like to be considered for employment equity please indicate this on your covering letter by including the statement “I would like to be considered for employment equity.” No further elaboration is necessary, but you are free to add more information if you would like.
Please send us your cover letter and CV, by e-mail, mail, or in person, BEFORE 5pm on MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2017. Please indicate “Attn: Hiring Committee” on your e-mail or letter.
E-mail: hiring@qpirgconcordia.org
Mailing Address:
QPIRG Concordia
1455 de Maisonneuve West,
Montreal, QC, H3G 1M8
Street address/Office Location:
QPIRG Concordia
1500 de Maisonneuve West, Suite 204
Open Monday – Thursday, 12 – 6pm
Office Accessibility:
Please note that QPIRG Concordia is located in a wheelchair accessible office. There is a wheelchair access ramp at the front of the building, with two 40″ non-automated doors in the front. The office is located on the second floor, accessed with an elevator. The doors to the office and the washroom are non-automated and 30″ and 33” wide respectively. QPIRG Concordia is also a scent-free and chemical-free space. A full description of our accessibility information is available here: https://www.qpirgconcordia.org/?page_id=4174
For more information about QPIRG Concordia, please visit our website www.qpirgconcordia.org or come by the office! Our office is located at 1500 de Maisonneuve West, #204 (office hours: Monday to Thursday between 12-6pm).