Project Coordinator

Job city: 
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Part-time contract

General Scope of Duties:

The role of the Project Coordinator will be focused on Project Delivery, Policy, Development/Reform, Research, Advocacy, and Public Education/Communications, and will also spend some time learning about Management and Governance. More specifically, they will:

  • Provide support to the Disability Justice Network of Ontario (DJNO) Steering Committee as needed
  • Run one monthly online event
  • Create and post social media content for all DJNO platforms
  • Critique policy as it relates to Disability Justice

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Advertising and Promoting Function: 40%

  • Updating all public facing platforms such as: Twitter, Instagram Facebook, and the DJNO website
  • Curating and sharing monthly online events
  • Manage Eventbrite links and other promotional outreach tools

Policy/Research Function: 40%

  • Keeping up to date on latest policy information as it relates to people with disabilities in Ontario and sharing this information through our social media and website
  • Critiquing policy as needed

Other: 20%

  • Duties as directed by the members of the Steering Committee and DAWN Canada on a weekly basis


  • Proven experience as a Project Coordinator, for a non profit
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • Advocacy and policy experience as it relates to disability justice
  • Working knowledge of office equipment, like printers and fax machines
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, in particular)
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask
  • High School degree; additional qualification as an Administrative Assistant or Secretary will be a plus

Term of Position: October 31st 2020 to October 1st 2021
Supervisor:DJNO Steering Committee
Wages: $20.00/Hr
Hours of Work: 12 Hours a Week
Location: Hamilton

How to apply:

To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter to by October 7th 2020 to:


The Disability Justice Network of Ontario (DJNO) is committed to the core principles of Disability Justice. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive staff, and we especially encourage applications from Indigenous, Black, and people of colour candidates, as well as candidates with disabilities and people who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community, working class community, or any and all of the aforementioned intersecting identity groups. If you require accommodations at any point of the application process, please email