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6-Month Contract: Part Time (20 hours a week) Project Coordinator for Rural, Remote
and Northern Queer Advocacy Project

The Society of Queer Momentum is looking for a part time (20 hours a week) project coordinator
at $28 an hour for a 6-month contract to coordinate an advocacy capacity building and
infrastructure development project focused on Rural, Remote and Northern communities in
Canada. The deadline to apply is January 31st, with an intended start date in early/mid February
(which can be adjusted if needed).


Reporting to the Executive Director, the project coordinator will: 


 Outreach to and build relationships with 2SLGBTQIA+ and allied advocates in rural,
remote, and Northern communities with the purpose of building a network of advocates
across these communities and contexts.
 Coordinate monthly meetings with network participants, which will provide space for
knowledge sharing, relationship building and training.
 Under the guidance of network participants, co-create tools and resources to empower
local 2SLGBTQIA+ advocates to address rising hate and disinformation.
 Coordinate training opportunities from external partners to build the capacity of network
participants.
 Track project expenses and create a final report for the project funder detailing project
impact based on deliverables.
What we are looking for:
 Current or past substantial experience living in a rural, remote, and/or northern
community in Canada.
 Experience coordinating projects including developing work plans, tracking project
finances, and other administrative tasks in support of 2SLGBTQIA+ (or comparable
caused-based) organizations.
 Experience in facilitation of meetings and networks, including hosting of meetings,
development of meeting minutes, and managing diverse perspectives and experiences in
meeting spaces.
 Experience in advocacy, community organizing, government relations and/or media
relations is an asset.
 Deep understanding of and commitment to anti-oppression and anti-racism
 English is primarily used in our work however preference will be given to candidates
who are proficient (read, write, speak) in both English and French.

The position is home-based/remote. No relocation is required. Applicants must have a
workspace that protects the privacy of work-related activities including meetings held via Zoom.

Use of a personal computer and reliable internet access are also required the cost of which will
not be paid by Momentum.


Momentum is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from individuals
impacted by colonialism, racism, classism, sexism, able-ism, trans-phobia, homophobia, bi-
phobia, or other or multiple forms of oppression. Preference will be given to Black, Indigenous,
and racialized queer and trans people, as well as qualified candidates with disabilities, who are
neuro-diverse, or are new Canadians legally entitled to work in Canada. Self-identification by
candidates is completely voluntary.


How to apply:


The deadline to apply for this position is Wednesday, January 31 st , 2024. Your application should
include your CV, contact details for two professional references, and a cover letter. Your cover
letter should explain:
 Why you are interested in the position
 How your experience qualifies you for the role
 Your preferred start date.


Applications and/or questions should be submitted to [email protected] with “Project
Coordinator Application” in the subject line of the email. Only short-listed candidates will be
contacted to arrange an interview.

Applicants are invited to complete this Self-Id Form as well: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe211nE19J8rQzsNaXnGJPu-vRKENVZ9U5d1NrxvF7iqg7D8g/viewform?usp=sf_link

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