RDR Project Coordinator

Job city: 
Peel Region
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract

Summary:

The Regional Diversity Roundtable (RDR) is a charitable not-for-profit with organizational membership. This network is committed to building inclusion and diversity competence that results in the institutionalization of equity in members’ core values, structures, workforce, policies, and services.

RDR is seeking a Project Coordinator to support, coordinate and consolidate its initiatives over the course of project funding. The Coordinator will also coordinate and collaborate with other RDR projects, activities, events, and staff.

Responsibilities:

Under the leadership of RDR, the Project Coordinator will:

  • Facilitate idea development and program planning
  • Coordinate the activities and events of The Regional Diversity Roundtable
  • Implement the work plans of the Roundtable
  • Create, lead and coordinate working groups to assist project completion
  • Provide administrative support to the RDR and its initiatives
  • Research and compile diversity and equity management resources
  • Document, deliver and train best practices for diversity initiatives and management within human service organizations
  • Assist in the development and implementation of a sustainability strategy
  • Maintain and manage financial records
  • Other duties, as assigned

Qualifications:

The Coordinator will be a critical thinker and energetic self-starter with the following:

  • A sound understanding and commitment to diversity and equity and their implementation in the human service sector
  • A combination of post-secondary education and experience in the human services sector (minimum 3-5 years)
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing, computer and presentation skills
  • Experience with community outreach and engagement
  • Proven ability and experience working with diverse communities
  • Proven ability to conduct literature and community research
  • A critical thinker and a flexible doer
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong facilitation, coordination and organizational skills
  • Previous experience working with collaboratives and networks is an asset

Position Type: 6 months contract, with possibility of multi-year extension
Date Posted: June 16, 2017

Currently based in Mississauga, the Project Coordinator is expected to travel across the GTA. Candidates must have access to a vehicle; have valid vehicle insurance and a valid class G driver’s license. Salary and remuneration is based on education and experience.

How to apply:

Interested applications email cover letter and resume titled: “Application: RDR Project Coordinator” by June 30, 2017, 5:00 p.m. to:

E-mil: chair@regionaldiversityroundtable.org

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact: 
Varsha Naik
Region: