CCGSD is Hiring an Education Coordinator

The CCGSD is hiring an Education Coordinator. See description and application information below:


Position: Education Coordinator

Terms of Employment: Full-Time (37.5 hours weekly)

Anticipated Start Date:  July 1st, 2020

Application Deadline: Friday, June 19th, 2020

Salary: 45 000 with optional benefits package


Languages: English (French is an asset)

Education: Post-secondary degree (encouraged), experience will be taken into consideration.


Experience: 3 years of teaching and workshop facilitation experience preferred. Also experience with working with youth; community outreach; office administration; report writing; and inter-departmental communication is required.

Work Conditions and Capabilities: fast paced environment; work under pressure; attention to detail; large workload; 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 to apply.


Summary Of Position

  • Project Coordination:
    • Creating programming and content for workshops
    • Working  to select & train volunteers in workshop delivery
    • Implementing outreach strategies to school boards
    • Working in collaboration with Management to ensure successful completion of the project through meetings and reports
    • Ensuring blog posts and evaluation reports are completed after workshop delivery
  • Communication:
    • Liaising with educators and community partners
    • Working with the evaluation coordinator
    • Running outreach to school and community spaces

Has full knowledge of complete duties pertaining to workshop facilitation as set out below:

  • Delivery of workshops
  • Manage audio-visual and multimedia needed for workshops.
  • Assisting with Conference Sponsorship & Fundraising, and stakeholder relations
  • Budget management (tracking, reporting)
  • Marketing, promotion and media relations management
  • Logistic planning (ex. workshop scheduling, travel and booking of accommodation)
  • Contact, organize and confirm guest speakers and keynotes.
  • Represents the CCGSD at professional organizations, supplier’s organizations.


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.


Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform these duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, continuous proactive skill and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Skills & Abilities


  • Proficiency in French is an asset.
  • Ability to write reports, correspondence, procedure manuals and proposals.
  • Ability to effectively engage and respond to questions from workshop participants, community partners and the general public.


  • Ability to apply mathematical concepts to understand financial statements, budgets and cash flow.


  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.


  • Knowledge of a variety of software packages and online platforms, which can include Dropbox, Google Drive, Gmail, Google Spreadsheets, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Evernote, Facebook, Twitter, etc. (training using these programs will be part of the orientation process)
  • A willingness to learn new software and programs is a must.


  • This position is suited for a self-motivated and driven individual
  • A professional person who can confidently work with a variety of people from different cultures and backgrounds.
  • Strong knowledge in LGBTQ+ identities and issues is a requirement.
  • Diplomacy, tact, and a sense of humour are important to the success of this person.
  • A driver’s license would be an asset.
  • ASIST training and any support work credentials/experience an asset.
  • Anti-oppression training would be an asset.
  • Participate in the organization’s social media



Along with a cover letter and resume, please include a list of past conferences/events describing results and detail-oriented nature of the events. Please send a cover letter, resume and portfolio of past events as one pdf to Cameron Aitken, Acting Executive Director, at, by June 19th, 2020. Successful applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis, 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.