QPIRG-C is hiring a 2023 DisOrientation Coordinator

★ DisOrientation Coordinator ★

DEADLINE – JUNE 5th, 2022 at 11:59pm


The DisOrientation Coordinator will work in collaboration with QPIRG staff and volunteers. The main tasks of the position include planning, organizing, and promoting QPIRG’s alternative orientation program.

DisOrientation is a free alternative orientation at the Concordia University downtown campus for new and returning students, members of the campus & the community. In the past, DisOrientation has included a wide range of activities for all interests, including introductory workshops on social and environmental justice, readings, film screenings, music, a comedy show, a radical history bike tour and more!

DEADLINE TO APPLY: JUNE 14th, 2023 at 11:59pm

STARTING DATE: June 20th, 2023

HOURS: Flexible hours, events will take place in September

WAGES: Contract will pay approximately $4,000. Please contact us for hours.

ELIGIBILITY: This position is funded by Canada Summer Jobs and has certain eligibility requirements:

  • 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


  • Work with QPIRG staff and volunteers to plan the program for DisOrientation
  • Recruit and train volunteers for the DisOrientation programming committee
  • Work with QPIRG staff to create, print, and distribute promotional materials (flyers, posters, etc.)
  • Manage the logistical aspects of the DisOrientation program such as venue booking, schedule of activities, etc.
  • Submit a final report to QPIRG’s Board of Directors at the end of the contract detailing work completed


  • Sense of initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • 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
  • 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


  • Skills in design and layout of posters and flyers (InDesign and/or Photoshop)
  • Knowledge of the Concordia community, including student groups
  • Volunteer experience and/or working within a volunteer organization
  • Knowledge of other languages, including signed languages


QPIRG Concordia has an employment equity policy in effect. QPIRG values the contributions that individuals who identify as members of marginalized communities bring to our organization. We encourage Indigenous people, people of colour, people with disabilities, people identifying as LGBT*QI, women, immigrants and people from working class backgrounds to apply. We recognize that this list is neither exhaustive nor representative of the intersectionality present within each individual. We encourage these individuals to apply for these positions, and to describe their unique contributions in their applications. If you would like to be considered for employment equity, please answer “yes” to that question on the Google Form. No further elaboration is necessary, but you are free to add more information if you would like.

A full copy of the employment equity policy is available here: https://www.qpirgconcordia.org/…/20110317_employment…


Please fill out this google form by 11:59 on May 31st, 2022 to apply:


E-mail: hiring

If you require assistance filling out the form or have questions please contact us:

E-mail: hiring@qpirgconcordia.org with “DisOrientation Coordinator” in the subject line.

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