Project Coordinator, Racial Equity in Education

UARR is currently taking applications for a Project Coordinator for the Racial Equity in Education Project.

Deadline to apply is September 29th. 

View the posting for details.

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Term: 35 hours/week from October 2021 to June 2022 (with a possibility of extension)

Responsibilities:

- Organize education system related training sessions for parents and students in the Toronto, York, Durham, Peel regions

- Coordinate various research related to educational policies and promising practices

- Support partner organizations and their organizers in coordinating outreach to diverse communities

- Supervise four part time staff working on reaching out to diverse communities

- Prepare and deliver anti-racism and anti-oppression workshops to various stakeholders

- Manage volunteers who are engaged in research and policy analysis, community outreach and communications

- Coordinate events aimed to increase public awareness about racial inequities and related solutions in education

- Support various community-based campaigns for racial-justice related educational policy change across the GTA

- Support gathering, documenting and sharing of information related to racism and anti-racist movements in Canada in the past fifty years.

 

Qualifications:

- 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

- Research and communication skills

- Strong computer skills including skills related to social media and design

- Strong organizational and administrative skills

- Understanding of anti-racism and anti-oppression framework

 

Compensation: $40,000 to $50,000 annual salary (depending on qualifications and experience)

Please submit your résumé and cover letter by September 29th, 2021 by 2pm, 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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Phone: 416-703-6607
Address: 2 Carlton St, 1001, Toronto, ON M5B 1J3

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Ontario Trillium Foundation
Status of Women Canada