Project Coordinator - Racial Equity in Education

UARR is seeking a Full-Time Project Coordinator - Racial Equity in Education. This is a contract position for 35 hours/week from May 2023 to June 2024, with a possibility of an extension. 

Deadline to apply is May 9th, 2023 by 2 PM. 

View the posting for details.

Project Coordinator 

Job Title: Project Coordinator, Racial Equity in Education 

Term: 35 hours/week from May 2023 to June 2024 (with a possibility of extension)



  • Organize education system-related training sessions for parents and students in the Toronto, York, Durham, and Peel regions 
  • Support various community-based campaigns for racial-justice-related educational policy change across the province of Ontario
  • Conduct research and analysis related to educational policies and promising practices 
  • Support partner organizations and their organizers in coordinating outreach to diverse communities around the system’s change work as it relates to education 
  • Coordinate a youth-led engagement project aimed at organizing youth to get involved in the system’s change work across the GTA in four communities and support the expansion of the activities to rest of the Ontario
  • Manage volunteers who are engaged in research and policy analysis, community outreach, and communications
  • Supervise staff working on community outreach for education advocacy projects 
  • Coordinate the planning, implementation, and evaluation of events or initiatives aimed to increase public awareness about racial inequities and related solutions in education 
  • Occasionally assist with preparing and delivering anti-racism and anti-oppression workshops to various stakeholders
  • Assist with other duties as assigned  



  • Minimum two years of experience in project coordination
  • Strong understanding of educational policies and issues related to racism in education
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience in managing volunteers, supervising staff, and facilitating educational sessions
  • Strong research and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills including skills related to social media and design
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • A solid understanding of the anti-racism and anti-oppression framework 
  • Previous work experience around anti-racism and anti-oppression is an asset


Compensation: $45,000 to $50,000 annual salary (depending on qualifications and experience)


Please submit your résumé and cover letter by May 9th, 2023 by 2 pm, 

Directed to: Hiring Committee

[email protected] 

UARR is committed to employment equity & encourages applicants from equity-seeking groups. While we appreciate all responses, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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