ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN CENTRES JOB POSTING!
Title: Project Co-ordinator
Start Date: Mid-June 2006
Purpose of Position:
- To work with the OAWC Project Steering Committee to re-establish the Ontario Association of Women?s Centres as an effective organization.
- To work with the OAWC members to develop an advocacy strategy for the Association.
- To work with the OAWC to develop linkages with
other women?s advocacy organizations in Ontario and Canada
Accountability Responsible to the OAWC Project Steering Committee!
- To implement the directions of the Steering Committee in order to successfully accomplish the project objectives.
- To request, gather and collate information received from individual women?s centres at the direction of the Steering Committee.
- To organize regional and provincial meetings bringing together women?s centres.
- To organize a provincial conference for OAWC members and other women?s centres.
- To present gathered information to the Steering Committee for its analysis, and assist in the analysis process.
- To search for additional funding sources for the project.
- To prepare written reports, policy positions and strategy documents as directed by the Steering Committee.
- To prepare interim and final reports for the funder(s) as required, and as approved by the Steering Committee.
- To liaise with other women?s advocacy
organizations, as directed by the Steering Committee
1. This is a contract to June 2007, funded by Status of Women Canada
2. The position is for 24 hours per week
3. Salary is $22 per hour (including mandatory employer deductions)
4. To learn more about the Association, visit www.oawc.org
1. Demonstrated experience working with equality seeking issues and advocacy for women
2. Relevant Post secondary diploma or degree and/or related educational, social justice and advocacy experience
3. Understanding of social justice, equality, and women?s issues
4. Related experience in co-ordination of networks, working groups
5. Responsible, reliable, well organized capable of working independently
6. Sensitivity to women?s issues and concerns
7. Demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment
8. Clear communicator ? both verbal and written
9. Strong mediation and interpersonal skills
10. Strong computer literacy skills
11. Strong knowledge and/or understanding of funding for women?s services
12. A self starter who is able to work effectively with a steering committee
13. Able to travel within the province occasionally
14. Very comfortable working by email and conference call, accustomed to telecommuting
Deadline: Monday, June 12, 2006 by 9:00 a.m.
To apply: Please send a covering letter and your resume by mail or email to:
OAWC Hiring Committee
c/o North York Women's Centre
No phone calls or mailed applications please. We regret that we will be able to contact only those who are short-listed for interviews. The Association is an equal opportunity employer.