The Pride Report

Now Hiring: Winter Events Student

Winter Events Coordinator (Student)

Program stream: Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages
Organization name: Moose Jaw Pride
Job location: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Length of assignment: 2018-01-08 to 2018-03-31 (12 weeks)
Hours: Full Time (40 hours / week)
Wage: $17 / hour. An additional $1.35 / hour is available to those whose permanent residence is 125km or more from the job site.
Relocation: Young Canada Works will cover travel costs (including round-trip airfare) for the successful candidate if their permanent residence is 125km or more from the job site.

Brief Summary: Moose Jaw Pride is currently seeking passionate individuals wanting to 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.

Eligibility: A student may be eligible for employment if they:
• have been a full-time high school, college, CEGEP or university student (as defined by their educational institution) in the semester preceding the YCW work assignment;
• intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the YCW work assignment;
• have a working knowledge of both English and French; and are willing to work in another region of Canada.
• are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
• are legally entitled to work in Canada;
• will be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
• are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
• will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) during the Young Canada Works (YCW) work assignment;

Additional information: 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.

Candidates must have a working knowledge of both English and French. Candidates must also have basic computer literacy skills and the ability to manage (or learn to manage) social media.

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 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 protected]

https://young-canada-works.canada.ca/Opportunity/ProjectDetails?projectId=3522

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