Project Coordinator, Racial Equity in Education

UARR is seeking a Project Coordinator for our Racial Equity in Education Project. We are looking for a creative, curious, and motivated individual who is interested in gaining experience with education systems, anti-racism, anti-oppressive work, policy analysis and community outreach.  

This is a full-time contract for 35 hours/week, from October 2022 to December 2023.

Deadline to apply is September 27th, 2022.

View the posting for details.

About the Organization: The Urban Alliance on Race Relations is a non-profit charitable organization that works primarily and proactively with the community, public and private sectors to provide educational programs and research, which are critical in addressing racism in society.

Job Title: Program Coordinator, Racial Equity in Education

Term: 35 hours/week from October 2022 to October 2023 (with a possibility of extension)

Responsibilities:

  • Organize education system related training sessions for parents and students in the Toronto, York, Durham and Peel regions
  • Conduct research and analysis related to educational policies and promising practices
  • Support partner organizations, their organizers, and part-time staff in coordinating outreach to diverse communities
  • Manage volunteers who are engaged in research and policy analysis, community outreach and communications
  • Assist with preparing and delivering anti-racism and anti-oppression workshops to various stakeholders
  • Coordinate the planning, implementation, and progress of the Anti-Racism Education initiatives aimed to increase public awareness about racial inequities and advocate related solutions in education
  • Support various community-based campaigns for racial-justice related educational policy change across the GTA, working predominantly with the GTA’s African, Caribbean, Black, Muslim, Chinese and Tamil communities
  • Support gathering, documenting and sharing of information related to racism and anti-racist movements in recent Canadian history
  • Support leadership with other duties as assigned

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
  • Strong research and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills including skills related to social media and design
  • Previous work experience around anti-racism and anti-oppression is an asset.

This position is a hybrid work model which requires working on-site from the office 2-3 days per week.

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

Please submit your resume and cover letter by September 27th, 2022

 


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

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