Permanent, full-time position
Start date: January 11, 2021

Organization

Founded in 2008, Pride at Work Canada is the leading Canadian not-for-profit organization promoting workplaces that are inclusive of 2Spirit, queer and trans people. We work with a member network of Canadian employers that share our vision of a nation where everyone can achieve their full potential at work, regardless of gender expression, gender identity and sexual orientation. For more information, please visit prideatwork.ca.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Manager of Programs, the Programming Coordinator will be responsible for supporting Pride at Work Canada’s programs that meet organizational needs in three areas:

  • Regional Ambassador Program
  • Programs support
  • Community and corporate partner engagement

The incumbent will join the programs department which includes the full-time Manager of Programs, and the part-time Programming Assistant, Quebec.

Compensation & Benefits

The starting salary range for this position is $35,000-40,000 per year. The benefits package includes 3-weeks’ paid vacation, dental and health coverage that includes gender-affirming care, amounts for paramedical services and other enhancements that consider the health care needs of queer and trans people.

Work Hours & Location

Full-time, Monday to Friday is preferred. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to negotiate a work schedule that is flexible. Must be adaptable to occasional evening and weekend work. Pride at Work Canada’s offices are located in downtown Toronto. The organization has staff in both Toronto and Montreal. As a national organization that currently operates in a capacity that is entirely virtual (through 2021), applicants from all locations within Canada will be considered. The successful candidate will be provided with tools to accommodate remote work, such as a laptop computer.

Responsibilities

  • Regional Ambassador Program
    • The candidate will be responsible for the Regional Ambassador Program that networks representatives from Pride at Work Canada’s National and Regional Partners locally in multiple cities across Canada
    • Responsible for coordinating Ambassador-led volunteers and meetings of the program
    • Provides direction for programming for Ambassador meetings and activities.
  • Programs Support
    • Support the Manager of Programs in implementation of Pride at Work Canada’s educational programs
    • Event coordination including panels, presentations, networking events, and webinars
    • Develop resources and materials related to LGBTQ2+ inclusion in the workplace
  • Member Engagement
    • Communicate with National and Regional Partners about maximizing their membership benefits and engagement with programs
    • Liaise and engage with Community Partners organizations
    • Research emerging trends in best practices in inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility within partner industries

Skills & Experience

  • A degree or diploma in inclusion and diversity, sexuality studies, gender studies, community development, project management and/or professional experience equivalent to formal education is required
  • Experience with project or program coordination is required
  • Knowledge of Canadian employment rights upon the grounds of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression a strong asset
  • Strong written and verbal skills a strong asset
  • Demonstrated fluency in French a strong asset
  • Experience working with 2Spirit and/or LGBTQ+ communities considered a strong asset
  • A strong understanding of diversity, inclusion, equity and human rights issues considered an asset

Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter (EN), resume (EN) and any support materials relevant to your application in PDF format via email to info@prideatwork.ca no later than 5:00pm EST on Friday, November 20, 2020.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Candidates who identify as LGBTQ2+ or are otherwise marginalized on the grounds of gender expression, gender identity and/or sexual orientation are strongly encouraged to apply. Lived experience as a member of any marginalized community is considered an asset.

If you require any accommodation to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise at any point and we will work with you to meet your needs.