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.


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 

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

Posted on July 19, 2019 .