We are Hiring: Summer Coordinator (8 Opportunities)

We are hiring for a 8 new Summer Coordinators funded by Canada Summer Jobs!

Apply today! 

Terms of Employment:


Application Deadline:

June 27, 2017

Anticipated Start Date:

July 4th, 2017


$11.40 per hour


English (French is an asset)


Students welcome with any level of educaiton. Note, as part of the program, you must be returning to school in September 2017.


Experience and/or knowledge working within LGBTQ2S, diversity community, 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 www.ccgsd-ccdgs.org.

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 eight Summer Coordinators to work in a variety of positions (Education Coordinator, Diversity & Intersectionality Coordinator; Indigenous & Two-Spirit Communities Coordinator; GSA Communities Researcher; Artist in Residence; Youth Outreach; & Families Coordinator). Working as a  team, these person will work to organize our activities for regional Pride festivals; Promote the CCGSD in Ottawa; conduct reserach; and work to prepare the CCGSD for our 2017-2018 projects, including the International Day of Pink, GSA Forum, Allyship in Action, and other events.

Coordinator 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 organizing projects and events;
  • Networking, cold-calling, and building relationships with LGBTQ+ service providers 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;
  • Liaise between the CCGSD and coalition/networks of LGBTQ+ service providers, to offer training, support, resources etc.;
  • Represents the CCGSD at sport inclusion partnerships, suppliers’ organizations, events and committees;
  • Develop and run promotional campaigns;
  • 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 Director and Senior Management Staff.


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


  • Proficiency in French is an asset;
  • Ability to write reports, correspondence, procedure manuals and proposals;
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from youth and service providers;


  • 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 program;
  • A willingness to learn new software and programs is a must.


  • LGBTQ+ personal experience;
  • Self-motivation and monitoring;
  • The ability to work with a variety of people from different cultures and backgrounds;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • A driver’s license would be an asset;
  • ASIST training and any support work credentials/experience are an asset;
  • Anti-oppression training would be an asset.



Please send cover letter, resume and portfolio of past events to Natasha, Office Manager, at community@ccgsd-ccdgs.org, by June 27, 2017. Interviews will take place June 29 & 30, 2017.  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.