Montreal Project Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time

Published

05/25/2018

Start Date

07/03/2018

Application Deadline

06/07/2018

Address

1514 Dr Penfield Ave
Montreal
QC
H3G 1B9
Canada

Description

Title: Montreal Project Coordinator

Position Type: Full-time, 35 hours a week

Compensation: 20$/hour

Location: Montreal

To Apply: Send a resume, cover letter and 2 references to Stephanie Jeremie, Programs Manager, apply@apathyisboring.com


Job Description

The Montreal Project Coordinator will report to the Program Manager and oversee 35 volunteers to create and implement a local community project. The Montreal Project Coordinator will oversee the local hub, lead weekly training workshops, coordinate volunteer schedules and support youth in co-creating, delivering and evaluating their community project. This role will require someone who is an excellent facilitator, can multi-task in a fast-paced environment, have a strong work ethic, and a background in building partnerships.


Responsibilities

Ambassador and Volunteer support (40%)


● Work with a group of youth volunteers between the ages of 18 and 30 years old

● Recruit Ambassadors and Organizers, assist in training, co-prepare duties and timelines, and track Ambassador and Volunteer hours

● Lead and prepare weekly Hub gatherings

● Coordinate logistics for weekly gatherings including food, childcare if needed and note takers to support full participation from youth volunteers

● Support Ambassadors and Organizers in working towards the objective of the community project

● Foster positive relationships between Ambassadors and Organizers to ensure efficacy of the community project


Hub Coordination (20%)

● Track reporting of activities

● Assist in creating a space that is welcoming and accommodating to


Ambassadors and Volunteers

● Maintain files and records in line with internal policies and procedures

● Liaise with local community partners and set meetings

● Keep Hub area clean and organized


Community Project development and implementation (20%)

● Prepare and conduct outreach activities to become aware of needs in the community

● Assist in preparation, planning and implementation of the community project

● Create and maintain relationships with community partners

● Work together with Ambassadors and Organizers, to plan, prepare and manage the community project Budget Coordination (20%)

● Manage budget for community project

● Manage budget for office supplies, food orders, as well as Ambassador and Organizer supplies

● Track and file purchase receipts

● Manage files, record systems, office supplies and inventory

● Coordinate with Finance Coordinator and Program Manager


Skills/experience:

● Strong knowledge of local issues and aware of community needs

● Experience with volunteer coordination or management

● Well versed in anti-oppressive practices and creating safe space

● A seasoned facilitator who is respectful of youth’s varying needs and lived experiences

● Remains calm under pressure and able to quickly solve a problem when it arises

● Well developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport

● Excellent written and oral English and French skills

● Effective communication skills including verbal and written skills

● Degree in Social Work, Counselling, or equivalent work experience

● Excellent knowledge of computer and spreadsheet/word processing software

● Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment

● Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities

● Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills

● A wide degree of creativity and latitude 

Benefits

  • Extensive Health Care Coverage
  • Bright office space in Montreal
  • 35 hour work week, mostly between 10 am - 5:30 pm

Level of Language Proficiency

English - Working English

French - Fluent

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

apply@apathyisboring.com
http://apathyisboring.com

Send a resume, cover letter and 2 references to Stephanie Jeremie, Programs Manager, apply@apathyisboring.com


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