The Pozitivity Campaign is hiring!

We are hiring an assistant for the Pozitivity Campaign!

Apply today – and read more about the campaign here.

Terms of Employment:

Part-Time (20 hours a week), then later full time (37.5 hours a week).

Application Deadline:

July 12th, 2019

Anticipated Start Date:

July 22nd, 2019 – November 1st, 2019

Full time begins in the month of October.


$15.50-$17.50 per hour


English (French is an asset)


People with any level of education are welcome to apply for this position.


Experience and/or knowledge working within 2SLGBTQ community and people living with STBBIs, diversity, human rights, social justice, community organizing, and events organizing.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:

Fast paced environment; work under pressure; attention to detail; large and fluctuating workload; ability to travel; multi-disciplinary; and collaborative.

Background & Mandate of the Organization:

The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD) intersectionally promotes diversity in gender identity, gender expression, and romantic and/or sexual orientation in all its forms on a national level through services in the areas of education, health, and advocacy. Our resources and programming can be used to uplift gender and sexual minorities, as well as give the tools to wider populations in building allyship. For more information, please visit our website at

The CCGSD strongly believes in equitable practices, and as such, strongly recommend that individuals of gender, ethnic and sexual minorities apply.

Summary of Position:

The CCGSD is seeking one assistant to help with event planning and partnership coordination.

Potential Responsibilities:

  • Prepares a work plan with timelines, goals and activities, and monitors the progress throughout the duration of the program;
  • Prepares, monitors, and maintains a transparent budget for the program;
  • Responsible for logistics pertaining to the organization of projects and events;
  • Networking, cold-calling, and building relationships with 2SLGBTQ+ service providers and other organizations across Canada;
  • Create tools and surveys to identify the current work being done;
  • Monitor, track, evaluate and report on the progress of the program to the senior management team, staff and the CCGSD Board;
  • Coordinates venue booking and correspondence with performance artists for Pozitivity Fall Tour;
  • Promotes POZitivity Campaign events;
  • Represents the CCGSD at Pozitivity Campaign events;
  • Travels with the POZitivity Campaign to facilitate Fall Drag Tour events;
  • In addition, the successful candidate can expect to take on a range of other related duties as necessary, and to participate fully in the meetings and activities in the office as required by the Pozitivity Campaign Coordinator.

Qualification Requirements:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, continuous proactive skill and/or abilities required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the tasks required for the job.

Skills & Abilities


  • Friendly and enthusiastic communication
  • Ability to organize and manage information related to event planning;
  • Ability to coordinate planning with partners and participants;
  • Social Media literacy and promotion skills;
  • Proficiency in French is an asset;


  • Knowledge of a variety of software programs and online platforms, which can include Dropbox, Google Drive, Gmail, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Evernote, Facebook, Twitter, teleconferencing, webinar etc. (training using these programs will be part of the orientation process);
  • Manage basic audio-visual and multi-media, as needed for workshops and programs;
  • A willingness to learn new software and programs is a must.


  • Ability to work under pressure
  • 2SLGBTQ personal experiences;
  • Self-motivation and monitoring;
  • The ability to work with a variety of people from different cultures and backgrounds;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • ASIST training and any support work credentials/experience are an asset;
  • Anti-oppression training would be an asset.


Please send a cover letter, resume and letter of intent (describing how this position fits with your long-term academic or career goals) to Cameron, Acting Executive Director, at, by July 12th, 2019.

Interviews will take place as applications are received. Please reach out to us if you have any questions.

Please note: incomplete applications will not be considered and only successful applicants will be contacted.