Job Posting: Project Coordinator

JOB POSTING Project Coordinator (15 hours per week) End Date: March 31st, 2020 
 
 
The AIDS Network is a registered charitable organization that offers services and education to people living in the communities of Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand, Norfolk and Brant. 
Established in 1986, we are the only organization in the region that offers services and support to men, women, children and families who have been affected by HIV/AIDS. Our organization is committed to addressing HIV/AIDS through education and support.  

Our Mission: The AIDS Network responds to the impact of HIV on the health and well-being of individuals and diverse communities in Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand, Norfolk and Brant.  

Our Vision: We see a world without new infections, and a full and healthy life for people living with and vulnerable to HIV.  

Position: Project Coordinator  Status: 15 hours per week (end date March 31st, 2020)  Supervisor: Executive Director, The AIDS Network  Salary: $22/hr @ 15 hrs/wk. (hourly rate includes 5.8% in lieu of benefits) Location: Based in Hamilton with some travel throughout Hamilton and outlying areas (Dundas, Flamborough, Stoney Creek, Binbrook, etc.)  Closing: Mar. 29th, 2020 no later than 5:00pm to recruitment@aidsnetwork.ca  

Purpose of Position:  The part time Project Coordinator will take the lead on the Queer and Trans Youth Collaborative project (QTYC) and support the Rainbow Youth Collaborative (RYC). This includes coordinating key activities of the QTYC for 2019/20, and engaging with LGBTQ2S youth as well as agencies providing services to youth.  This position is community based and requires some travel throughout Hamilton and outlying areas. 
 
KEY QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: 

• Experience in youth engagement, facilitation, and community collaboration. 

• Lived experience with LGBTQ2S communities required. "Lived experience with BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour), trans, or disability communities is an asset

• Excellent written/verbal communication. 

• Work well independently with excellent time management. 

•.Excellent reporting, record keeping, and organization skills. 

• Creative, adaptable, and willing to take initiative. 

• Web site design, social media content management, etc. 

• Familiarity with youth-based resources in the Hamilton area, including outlying areas  (Dundas, Flamborough, Stoney Creek, Binbrook, etc.) 

• Demonstrated knowledge of working from an anti-racism/anti-oppression and harm reduction framework. 

• Demonstrated knowledge of intersectionality in LGBTQ2S+ communities

• Grant/proposal writing is an asset.  
 
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: 

• Coordination of QTYC projects and activities. 

• Engage with LGBTQ2S youth communities and service providers to enhance youth's  connection to their community, support services, and social connections. Administer an assessment tool for agencies to ensure that their spaces are  accessible for LGBTQ2S youth. 

• Improve access to services for LGBTQ2S youth through community development and  capacity building with Hamilton-based organizations providing services to youth.   

• Develop resources to enhance access to services in the Hamilton community for LGBTQ2S youth, which may include brochures, handouts, website, etc • Engage with online community through social media, website, etc. 

• Other areas as approved by management.  
 
Please forward your electronic resume and covering letter by email only no later than 5 pm on  Fri. Mar. 29th 2019 to: recruitment@aidsnetwork.ca. Please do not send your application by fax or surface mail.

The AIDS Network encourages diversity and persons who identify as LGBTQ2S are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Monday, March 18, 2019 to Sunday, March 31, 2019