Winter Events Coordinator
- Program stream: Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages
- Job title: Winter Events Coordinator
- Organization name: Moose Jaw Pride
- Job location: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
- Length of assignment: 2018-01-08 to 2018-03-31 (12 weeks)
- Hourly wage: $17.00
Moose Jaw Pride is currently seeking applications from motivated individuals for our Winter Events Coordinator position. We are looking for passionate individuals wanting to improve their English skills and help make a difference in Saskatchewan! This position involves: assisting in the planning and coordination of our winter community events for youth across Saskatchewan, participating as a Moose Jaw Pride representative (and resource person) at community events, and providing administrative support and supervision at our Pride drop-in centre. The Moose Jaw Pride drop-in centre offers information, resources and social supports to members of the LGBT community and their families. Training, supervision and ongoing support will be provided to the successful candidate.
Candidates must be proficient in French and have a basic English skills with the desire to improve. Candidates must also have basic computer literacy skills and the ability to manage (or learn to manage) social media. A basic interest in the LGBT community and desire to support its development in smaller communities is ideal. Experience planning, delivering and evaluating events and programs would be considered an asset. Experience working in a supportive role with vulnerable populations would also be considered an asset.
A high school diploma is required. Preference will be given to candidates with post-secondary training in the following fields: social work, women’s & gender studies and other social sciences / humanities fields.
Moose Jaw Pride Inc. is a registered non-profit corporation composed of a volunteer Board of Directors from Moose Jaw and across Saskatchewan. Our mission is to celebrate and support gender and sexually diverse people through the provision of fabulously inclusive community services and educational opportunities. Our Vision is a thriving community for all gender and sexually diverse people.
Moose Jaw (population: 33,274) is a city in south-central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the Moose Jaw River. It is situated on the Trans-Canada Highway, 77 km west of Regina. Residents of Moose Jaw are known as Moose Javians. Moose Jaw is an industrial centre and important railway junction for the area's agricultural produce. CFB Moose Jaw is a NATO flight training school, and is home to the Snowbirds, Canada's military aerobatic air show flight demonstration team.
Moose Jaw’s unique cultural events include: Moose Jaw Pride Week, Sidewalk Days (annual outdoor street festival), Live Theatre Productions at the historic Mae Wilson Theatre, Hometown Fair Parade and Exhibition, Saskatchewan Festival of Words, gallery openings at the Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery, Park Art and many more.
Moose Jaw’s unique attractions include: Historic Downtown, many different murals around the city, Tunnels of Moose Jaw, Crescent Park, Wakamow Valley, Temple Gardens Mineral Spa and many more. For more information about Moose Jaw’s unique attractions and upcoming events, please visit: http://www.tourismmoosejaw.ca/
Applicants are encouraged to apply by submitting a resume with at least 2 references by email: email@example.com
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