Colour of Poverty Campaign
2 January 2010 (All day)
Contract – full-time
Project Coordinator – Colour of Poverty Campaign
The Colour of Poverty Campaign seeks to hire an individual committed to racial justice to help coordinate a province wide project to increase awareness of and efforts to mitigate the impact of racialized poverty and racial inequities. The project aims at building community capacity through various activities in six communities across Ontario, namely, Hamilton, London, Peel, Ottawa, Toronto, and Windsor.
Overall coordination of the project, meeting timelines and deliverables
Liaison with and support of the six lead partners at the 6 project sites
Research, writing and development of new tools
Assist in organizing the web content, working with the webmaster to make the site the go to site in the province for racial equity work and analysis as it relates to racialized communities, particularly with respect to poverty reduction and eradication
Help organize training for community animators for the 6 communities
Help organize the first community meeting in each of the 6 communities
Post-secondary degree from a recognized university related to education, social work, political science, community development or interdisciplinary studies.
Knowledge and experience conducting public education, outreach, community development, and policy analysis
Experience working with community groups, non-profit agencies, advocacy or activist groups
Experience with campaign strategy and grassroots mobilization
Experience in event planning, conducting workshops, training and facilitation
Ability to take initiative and problem solve with minimal supervision
Excellent facilitation, organization, writing and communication skills
Knowledge and understanding of anti-oppression and anti-racism frameworks
Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is an asset
Must be able to attend meetings on evenings and weekends
Please send cover letter, resume and writing sample.
The Colour of Poverty Campaign is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, First Nations People, women, and people with disabilities. We thank all applicants but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.
Colour of Poverty Campaign Steering Committee c/o the Metro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic
180 Dundas Street West, Suite 1701
43° 39′ 18.594″ N, 79° 23′ 11.0508″ W
Nov 20 2009 (All day)