Job Posting: Volunteer Outreach and Programming Coordinator

The Ontario Public Interest Research Group – Carleton (OPIRG-Carleton) is seeking applications for a Volunteer Outreach and Programming Coordinator. 

This is a contract position for 24 - 32 hours per week. 

Applications are due Monday, August 12 by 11:59 PM.

Compensation: $23.33 hourly, adjusted for cost of living and health benefits

Hours: 24 - 30 hours/week, with occasional weekends and evenings

Anticipated Start Date: Monday, August XX, 2019

Length: One year contract, with potential for renewal.

Location: OPIRG Carleton, 326 University Centre, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive. We regret that the OPIRG office is not wheelchair accessible.

This is a unionized position with CUPE 1281.

The Organization:

OPIRG Carleton is a student funded and directed organization with a mandate to support research, education and action on environmental and social justice issues. OPIRG Carleton endeavors to foster a non-hierarchical working environment by following consensus decision-making processes. OPIRG Carleton strives to be an anti-oppressive working environment.

The Position:

The Volunteer, Outreach and Programming Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Administrative Coordinator and the Financial and Organizational and Development Coordinator (FODC) to ensure that the communications and programming functions and objectives of the organization are met. The Board of Directors may articulate specific objectives and responsibilities that fall under the categories in work plans. Additional responsibilities may also be added in the work plans within the confines of the Collective Agreement governing the relationship between the employer and bargaining unit members.

Responsibilities:

Volunteer and Working Group Coordination: 

  • Coordination, evaluation, supervision and appreciation of OPIRG Carleton volunteers:

  • Coordination of working groups and assistance in projects of working groups;

  • Evaluation of current policies and practices as they relate to working groups and volunteers as well as improving existing or creating new policies and practices as needed.

Outreach and Communication: 

  • Produce outreach materials with a focus in promoting OPIRG’s mandate, programming, and volunteer activities;

  • Basic website maintenance as well as use of social media and e-letters as directed;

  • Respond to the needs of volunteers, members and other visitors to the office;

  • Participate in community initiatives and activities that fall under OPIRG’s mandate;

Programming: 

  • Coordinate annual programming with direction from board;

  • Assist with logistics related to events such as room booking, arranging equipment, publicizing events, event evaluation and other coordination logistics.

General Duties: 

  • Attend board meetings, staff meetings, relevant working group and committee meetings;

  • Submit timely documentation of work completed via staff reports;

  • Participate with other staff and volunteers in the maintenance of regular office hours, cleaning, maintenance, and improvements;

  • Participate in programming to meet organizational anti-oppression/anti-racism goals as required and/or appropriate.

OPIRG welcomes the contributions that individuals from marginalized communities bring to our organization, and invites aboriginal people, people of colour, poor and working class people and those on social assistance, women, gays, lesbians, bisexuals, queer-oriented people; transgender, transsexual, intersex and two-spirit people; single parents, members of ethnic minorities, immigrants, people from non-academic backgrounds and people with disabilities to apply. We encourage applicants to describe the contributions and experiences they would bring to the OPIRG organization in their cover letter.

To submit an application, please send your resume, cover letter and a short statement on your views of power and oppression as one file in one email to hiring@opirgcarleton.org by the application date. If sending via email, please indicate CLEARLY in the email and in your cover letter which position you are applying for. 

We thank everyone for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Posted on July 25, 2019 .

Job Posting: DisOrientation and Welcoming Assistant Coordinator

DisOrientation and Welcoming Assistant Coordinator

Compensation: $23.33 hourly

Hours: 16 - 25 hours/week, with occasional weekends and evenings

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.

Length: One and a half (1.5) month casual contract with the possibility of extension..

Location: OPIRG Carleton, 326 University Centre, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive. We regret that the OPIRG office is not wheelchair accessible.

This is an non-union, emergency position within a unionized environment.

The Organization

OPIRG Carleton is a student funded and directed organization with a mandate to support research, education and action on environmental and social justice issues. OPIRG Carleton endeavors to foster a non-hierarchical working environment by following consensus decision-making processes. OPIRG Carleton strives to be an anti-oppressive working environment 

The Position

The DisOrientation and Welcoming Coordinator will work collaboratively with the existing staff and the Board of Directors to ensure that functions and objectives of the organization are met. The Board of Directors may articulate specific objectives and responsibilities that fall under the roles of this position.

Responsibilities:

DisOrientation Coordination:

  • Coordination of calendar of events, room bookings, and related matters;

  • Coordination of meetings with partner groups and ensuring events are bottom-lined;

  • Budgeting and finance coordination of the month of events;

  • On the day of coordination of tasks;

  • Evaluation of current policies and practices as they relate to DisOrientation as well as improving existing or creating new policies and practices as needed.

General Office Tasks:

  • Hold consistent office hours;

  • Assist in the implementation of working group policies;

  • Assist in communications tasks on all organizational platforms;

  • Work with existing programming, volunteer, and student placement initiatives;

  • Assist in other tasks as appointed by the Board of Directors.

Hiring Timeline:

Application Due Date: 26 July 2019
Interview Dates: 27 July 2019
Start Date: 29 July 2019

OPIRG welcomes the contributions that individuals from marginalized communities bring to our organization, and invites aboriginal people, people of colour, poor and working class people and those on social assistance, women, gays, lesbians, bisexuals, queer-oriented people; transgender, transsexual, intersex and two-spirit people; single parents, members of ethnic minorities, immigrants, people from non-academic backgrounds and people with disabilities to apply. We encourage applicants to describe the contributions and experiences they would bring to the OPIRG organization in their cover letter.

To submit an application, please send your resume, cover letter and a short statement on your views of power and oppression as one file in one email to hiring@opirgcarleton.org 

We thank everyone for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posted on July 19, 2019 .

Job Posting: Volunteer, Outreach and Programming Coordinator

The Ontario Public Interest Research Group – Carleton (OPIRG-Carleton) is seeking applications for a Volunteer Outreach and Programming Coordinator. This is a contract position for 24 - 30 hours per week. The desired start date is Monday, August 20. 

Applications are due Thursday, August 9 by 4 PM.

Compensation: $22.65 hourly, adjusted for cost of living and health benefits

Hours: 24 - 30 hours/week, with occasional weekends and evenings

Anticipated Start Date: Monday, August 20, 2018

Length: One year contract, with potential for renewal.

Location: OPIRG Carleton, 326 University Centre, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive. We regret that the OPIRG office is not wheelchair accessible.

This is a unionized position with CUPE 1281.

The Organization
OPIRG-Carleton is a student funded and directed organization with a mandate to support research, education and action on environmental and social justice issues. OPIRG-Carleton endeavors to foster a non-hierarchical working environment by following consensus decision-making processes. OPIRG-Carleton strives to be an anti-oppressive working environment

The Position
The Volunteer, Outreach and Programming Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Administrative Coordinator and the Financial and Organizational and Development Coordinator (FODC) to ensure that the communications and programming functions and objectives of the organization are met. The Board of Directors may articulate specific objectives and responsibilities that fall under the categories in work plans. Additional responsibilities may also be added in the work plans within the confines of the Collective Agreement governing the relationship between the employer and bargaining unit members.

Responsibilities:

Volunteer and Working Group Coordination:

  • Coordination, evaluation, supervision and appreciation of OPIRG Carleton volunteers:
  • Coordination of working groups and assistance in projects of working groups;
  • Evaluation of current policies and practices as they relate to working groups and volunteers as well as improving existing or creating new policies and practices as needed.

Outreach and Communication:

  • Produce outreach materials with a focus in promoting OPIRG’s mandate, programming, and volunteer activities;
  • Basic website maintenance as well as use of social media and e-letters as directed;
  • Respond to the needs of volunteers, members and other visitors to the office;
  • Participate in community initiatives and activities that fall under OPIRG’s mandate;

Programming:

  • Coordinate annual programming with direction from board;
  • Assist with logistics related to events such as room booking, arranging equipment, publicizing events, event evaluation and other coordination logistics.

General Duties:

  • Attend board meetings, staff meetings, relevant working group and committee meetings;
  • Submit timely documentation of work completed via staff reports;
  • Participate with other staff and volunteers in the maintenance of regular office hours, cleaning, maintenance, and improvements;
  • Participate in programming to meet organizational anti-oppression/anti-racism goals as required and/or appropriate.

OPIRG welcomes the contributions that individuals from marginalized communities bring to our organization, and invites aboriginal people, people of colour, poor and working class people and those on social assistance, women, gays, lesbians, bisexuals, queer-oriented people; transgender, transsexual, intersex and two-spirit people; single parents, members of ethnic minorities, immigrants, people from non-academic backgrounds and people with disabilities to apply. We encourage applicants to describe the contributions and experiences they would bring to the OPIRG organization in their cover letter.

To submit an application, please send your resume, cover letter and a short statement on your views of power and oppression as one file in one email to hiring@opirgcarleton.org or bring a copy to the OPIRG office at 326 University Centre by the application date. If sending via email, please indicate CLEARLY in the email and in your cover letter which position you are applying for. 

We thank everyone for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posted on July 25, 2018 .

Job Posting: Administrative Coordinator

The Ontario Public Interest Research Group – Carleton (OPIRG-Carleton) is seeking applications for an Administrative Coordinator. This is a contract position for 24 - 30 hours per week. The desired start date is Monday, August 20. 

Applications are due Thursday, August 9 by 4 PM.

Compensation: $22.65 hourly, adjusted for cost of living and health benefits

Hours: 24 - 30 hours/week, with occasional weekends and evenings

Anticipated Start Date: Monday, August 20, 2018

Length: One year contract, with potential for renewal.

Location: OPIRG Carleton, 326 University Centre, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive. We regret that the OPIRG office is not wheelchair accessible.

This is a unionized position with CUPE 1281.

The Organization
OPIRG-Carleton is a student funded and directed organization with a mandate to support research, education and action on environmental and social justice issues. OPIRG-Carleton endeavours to foster a non-hierarchical working environment by following consensus decision-making processes. OPIRG-Carleton strives to be an anti-oppressive working environment

The Position
The Administrative Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Volunteer, Outreach and Programming Coordinator (VOPC) and the Financial and Organizational and Development Coordinator (FODC) to ensure that the administrative and programming functions and objectives of the organization are met. The Board of Directors may articulate specific objectives and responsibilities that fall under the categories in work plans. Additional responsibilities may also be added in the work plans within the confines of the Collective Agreement governing the relationship between the employer and bargaining unit members.

Responsibilities:

Administrative:

  • Coordinate refund period;
  • Work with OPIRG staff & Board of Directors to coordinate administrative finance duties;
  • Maintenance and upkeep of the office space and equipment;
  • Respond to the needs of volunteers, members and visitors to the office;   

Organizational & Board Support:

  • Coordinate strategic planning, Board of Directors orientation and training, AGM preparations, annual bursaries and policy development;
  • Coordinate and set up regular and committee meetings of the board;
  • Supervise grant and work-study staff;
  • Prepare and publish the Annual Report;

Programming, Outreach and Communications:

  • Assist board and staff in annual programming, trainings, and other areas identified by the board;
  • Network and collaborate with campus and community groups on common issues;

Provincial Network:

  • Sit on the Provincial OPIRG board of directors and work with other PIRGs to coordinate tasks relevant to OPIRG Carleton’s training portfolio.
  • Attend in-person and online provincial meetings as well as provincial AGM and trainings
  • Support other PIRGs in the network by sitting on hiring committees, offering support to OPIRG Carleton PIRG buddy OPIRG Kingston and assisting in other relevant tasks

General Duties:

  • Attend board meetings, staff meetings, relevant working group and committee meetings;
  • Submit timely documentation of work completed via staff reports;
  • Participate with other staff and volunteers in the maintenance of regular office hours, cleaning, maintenance, and improvements;
  • Participate in programming to meet organizational anti-oppression/anti-racism goals as required and/or appropriate.

OPIRG welcomes the contributions that individuals from marginalized communities bring to our

organization, and invites aboriginal people, people of colour, poor and working class people and those on social assistance, women, gays, lesbians, bisexuals, queer-oriented people; transgender, transsexual, intersex and two-spirit people; single parents, members of ethnic minorities, immigrants, people from non-academic backgrounds and people with disabilities to apply. We encourage applicants to describe the contributions and experiences they would bring to the OPIRG organization in their cover letter.

To submit an application, please send your resume, cover letter and a short statement on your views of power and oppression as one file in one email to hiring@opirgcarleton.org or bring a copy to the OPIRG office at 326 University Centre by the application date. If sending via email, please indicate CLEARLY in the email and in your cover letter which position you are applying for. 

We thank everyone for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Posted on July 25, 2018 .