★ SOCIAL JUSTICE OUTREACH COORDINATOR ★
NEW DEADLINE – JUNE 5th, 2022 at 11:59pm
The social justice outreach coordinator will work alongside the staff of QPIRG Concordia. This position will concentrate on the promotion of QPIRG events, resources, and projects online on social media, on campus, and in the wider community. This position will include updating and designing promotional materials and managing social media accounts.
DATES: Summer+ (June – Sept 2022)
(OLD) DEADLINE TO APPLY: May 31st, 2022 at 11:59 pm
STARTING DATE: June 6th, 2022 (will be adjusted)
HOURS: Flexible hours, some events might take place in September. Please contact us for full details!!!
WAGES: Contract will pay $3,990 total. Please contact us for full details!!!
ELIGIBILITY: This position is funded by Canada Summer Jobs and has certain eligibility requirements. You must:
- be between the ages of 16 and 30
- be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
- have a valid Social Insurance Number
As in-person activities are still at a lower volume than in the past, some responsibilities may be a little bit different this year.
- Update QPIRG-C’s promotional material and create new materials
- Social media outreach (facebook, instagram)
- Design posters and flyers for QPIRG events
- Promote QPIRG events and activities (including working groups)
- Postering for upcoming events
- Classroom announcements
- Flyering (such as at Cinema Politica, People’s Potato, elsewhere)
- Attend planning meetings for QPIRG initiatives and events. Liaising with other campus organizations and groups about community-based social justice research
- Encourage other student and community members to volunteer at QPIRG, in coordination with QPIRG staff
KNOWLEDGE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:
- ability to work independently and with groups
- ability to communicate with people of diverse backgrounds
- proven organizational and time management skills
- ability to take initiative and work independently
- very good written and oral communication skills in English and French
- creative problem-solving 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
- Computer Skills: Excel, Word, GraphicDesign
- knowledge of local social justice milieu
- skills in database creation and maintenance
- budgeting and financial management experience
- volunteering experience and/or working within a volunteer organization
- knowledge of other languages, including sign languages
- skills in MS Word, Adobe Photoshop
TO APPLY: Please send a CV, cover letter and clear indication of your work study eligibility to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Community Archive Coordinator” in the subject line OR drop off a CV, cover letter and indication of work study eligibility at our office (please leave in our mailbox slot). If you have any questions, including about salary, you can email us at email@example.com. Please note that only applicants who are short-listed for interviews will be contacted by the hiring committee.
QPIRG Concordia recognizes and welcomes the unique contributions that individuals from marginalized and oppressed communities bring to our organization, and invites these individuals to apply. We encourage applicants to describe the unique contributions they, as individuals with diverse experiences, would bring to QPIRG Concordia in their cover letter or resume. Please indicate clearly in your cover letter that you would like to be considered for Employment Equity. A full copy of the employment equity policy is available here: https://www.qpirgconcordia.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/20110317_employment%20equity.pdf
ABOUT QPIRG CONCORDIA: 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.-> For more information about QPIRG Concordia, visit www.qpirgconcordia.org