JOB POSTING: CAMP COORDINATOR
Job Posting – Generating Momentum Program Coordinator
**Must be a University of Regina Student to apply**
Generating Momentum is an activist leadership training camp for youth between the ages of 18-35. The camp is focused on educating, training, and organizing around social and environmental justice issues, and giving youth the tools to make meaningful change in their communities. The camp discusses the interconnectedness of social, economic, ecologic, or global justice issues through lenses such as sexuality, gender, allyship, decolonization, and environmental justice.
Unlike in past years, Generating Momentum will run this year over two weekends – June 1-2, 2019 (Regina) August 16-18, 2019 (Saskatoon & Prince Albert). For more information about Generating Momentum, check out the website: https://generatingmomentumcamp.wordpress.com. This camp is run in partnership between the Regina Public Interest Research Group (RPIRG – rpirg.org) the Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation (SCIC – earthbeat.sk.ca), and Next Up Saskatchewan (nextup.ca).
The coordinator will be the lead coordinator for logistics of the camp, with oversight and help from the Generating Momentum Planning Committee. They will be principally responsible for:
- Advertising and outreach
- Managing relationships with facilitators, venues, and caterers
- Grant/sponsorship support
- On-site coordination
- Keeping detailed notes on their work and the planning process
Qualifications and Experience **Must be a University of Regina Student to apply**
- Experience with Microsoft Office programs, Photoshop or Canva, and WordPress
- Experience with grants and sponsorship requests
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and experience with public speaking
- Knowledge of anti-oppressive approaches and inclusive program design an asset
- Interest in social justice issues and community engagement is important
- Previous camp or conference coordination is an asset
- Experience working in collaborative environments – ability to work cooperatively with others to set goals, resolve conflicts, and make decisions, both give and receive direction
- Excellent time management, decision making, organizational, problem-solving and interpersonal skills – to prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines
- Proven ability to establish and maintain positive, strategic working relationships with key stakeholders and decision-makers
- Must be able to work independently
- Experience using Photoshop, Canva, or equivalent program to create posters and promotion materials
- Experience managing social media accounts and promoting events online
- Ability to update and manage a WordPress website
Contract Period This position is a 6-month contract of up to 550 hours from mid-February to approximately August 23, 2019.
Hours of Work vary depending on each planning phase of camp but will generally be 15 hours per week through the winter semester and the final week of the contract, roughly 25 hours per week from Apr 1-May 24, and 40 hours for each of the two weeks of the camp. There is some flexibility available on this, to be negotiated through regular check-ins with the planning committee.
Location of work is in Regina, SK, with some travel required in August. A dedicated office space will be available, but most of the hours can be worked on the student’s own time. Attendance at weekly in-person meetings, and (minimum) monthly planning committee meetings are required.
Remuneration: $21.16/hr, including vacation pay.
Application Deadline: February 11, 2019 at 4:00 pm.
**We actively encourage applications from people who are part of groups, communities, or identities that experience barriers to equity**
To apply, please prepare the following and send it to:
Krystal Lewis, Executive Director
Regina Public Interest Research Group (RPIRG)
- Resume and Cover Letter, in one document (include your name in title of document). Cover letters should explain how your skills and experience will benefit you specifically in this role.
- Contact information of two references