Do You Mind? National Project Coordinator

Position Type: Full-Time (35 hours/week); September 2020 until March 31st, 2022 (with possibility of extension)
Yearly Wage: $52,000
Location: Flexible within Canada, ideally at one of CBRC’s offices (Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, Halifax)
Language: Primary working language is English; fluency in French is an asset
Status: Closed

Description

CBRC is seeking a National Program Coordinator to support Do You Mind?, a new sexual and gender minority youth leadership program focused on mental health, in which youth participants not only participate in a community health leadership curriculum, but also have the opportunity to develop and pilot their own community health action projects. The successful candidate will support program content development/review/revision, coordination of partners across three regions of the country including overseeing the project budget, as well as facilitating project monitoring and evaluation.

Education

At CBRC, we recognize the value of a variety of educational experiences, including but not limited to academic, career-based, and personal learnings. No one’s application will be ignored due to having not met an educational threshold. However, an undergraduate degree/diploma in one of the following areas would be an asset:

  • Health (especially mental health)
  • Education
  • Social Sciences
  • Women and Gender Studies
  • Project Management
  • Experience

2+ years’ experience working in community health or social services with sexual and gender minority populations and/or other minority populations is required; experience working with youth in mental health-oriented projects or programs is an asset.

2+ years’ experience supporting multi-stakeholder project coordination (i.e. coordinating meetings, soliciting and synthesizing stakeholder input, etc.) is required; experience with cross-sectoral projects (i.e. partnerships between health system, schools, community-based organizations) is an asset.

Demonstrated experience developing community-facing health promotion or capacity building programs/materials is required. Applicants are encouraged to provide examples of materials they led or significantly contributed to the development of.

Additional Skills

Being able to demonstrate a combination of several of the following skills is an asset:

  • Research
  • Writing
  • Problem-Solving
  • Conflict De-Escalation
  • Group facilitation
  • Effective Time Management
  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design

How to Apply

Please email your application to CBRC’s Program Director, Brook Biggin, at brook.biggin@cbrc.net by the closing date of August 21, 2020. Ensure that you include both a cover letter and a CV. As discussed above, participants are also encouraged to include examples of program materials they led or significantly contributed to the development of (i.e. program facilitator guides or participant manuals, community-facing websites or health promotion campaigns, community reports, etc.).

Application deadline is August 21, 2020 or until the position is filled.

Learn more by checking out our website: www.cbrc.net.

CBRC believes in work led by and for community. As part of our commitment to employment equity, we encourage applications from queer, trans and non-binary Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour, Two-Spirit people, people living with HIV, people living with Hepatitis C, people with disabilities, gay and bisexual men, and other people with fabulous and diverse identities and experiences. We recognize that some individuals from these communities might have experienced barriers to traditional educational and employment opportunities. The hiring committee will therefore consider various combinations of education, paid experience, and volunteer experience.

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Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) promotes the health of gay men through research and intervention development. We are inclusive of bisexual and queer men (cis and trans) and Two Spirit people.
Do You Mind? National Project Coordinator
Do You Mind? National Project Coordinator
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