Do you love the outdoors? Are you passionate about reducing barriers and supporting other people to benefit from opportunities to be outdoors as well? If so, this position may be for you!
Position: Project Coordinator
Organization: Ottawa Outdoor Gear Library
Location: 877A Boyd Avenue, Ottawa – unceded Anishinaabe Algonquin territory
Apply before: February 21st 2024 at 5pm
Status: Contract - 35hrs/week
Duration: 21 months (March 1st, 2024 - November 30, 2025)
Compensation: $27/hr (plus top-up in lieu of benefits)
About the Ottawa Outdoor Gear Library (OOGL)
Join our team in supporting equity and access to the outdoors and to nature! The Ottawa Outdoor Gear Library is a dynamic initiative actively supporting just and increased access to the outdoors. OOGL’s Mission: To respond to barriers experienced by racialized and marginalized communities through advocating for and facilitating just access to nature-based experiences, land-based programming, outdoor recreation and the associated mental and physical health benefits derived from being outside. For more information about the Ottawa Outdoor Gear Library, please visit our website at ottawaoutdoorgearlibrary.com
About the role
With the supervisory support of the OOGL leadership team, as well as support from the staff team (Project Assistant, Partnership Development Coordinator, Library Coordinator) and volunteers, the Project Coordinator will lead and administer the Ottawa Outdoor Gear Library’s “Supporting Equity and Access to Outdoor Activity” project. This 21-month contract opportunity has been made possible through funding we have received from the Government of Canada.
The Project Coordinator will lead three main Project Activity areas:
In addition to these Project Activity areas, the Project Coordinator will contribute to the development and implementation of participatory evaluation methods to measure the impact of OOGL’s approach on the health and well-being of participants.
This position requires working some evening and weekend hours.
This position is based at the Ottawa Outdoor Gear Library – 877A Boyd Avenue, but will also include outdoor programming in various Ottawa neighbourhoods.
Requirements of the position
Education and experience
Skills & competencies
Language and first aid requirements
While preference will be given to candidates fluent in both English and French, fluency in other languages is also valued, and is an asset for this position.
First Aid level C certification, or a willingness to register and complete this training as an employee of OOGL is required. A Vulnerable Sector Check will be required of the successful candidate.
How to apply
At OOGL, we are committed to being a place of shared learning and collective growth. Please consider applying if you meet 90% of the job requirements.
If you are interested to be considered for this position, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org , with the job title “Project Coordinator” in the subject line and an attached copy of your resumé to the attention of the “OOGL Hiring Committee”, prior to the closing date of February 21st at 5pm. In addition, please include a 1-page cover letter (250 words maximum) that includes your responses to the following questions:
For more information please contact us at 613-796-8086 or by e-mail at email@example.com
OOGL is committed to employment equity. We are committed to a welcoming environment for all people. We encourage individuals from communities facing systemic barriers to apply. If you are a person who self-identifies as Indigenous, Black, or a person of colour, we strongly encourage you to indicate this in the application. We understand identity through an intersectional lens and the systemic barriers that are additionally faced by LGBTQIA2S and people with disabilities, and welcome applications from all. You may choose to volunteer to be considered for employment equity in your application by identifying as part of one or many marginalized groups.
The OOGL is committed to providing accommodations for applicants with disabilities during all parts of the hiring process, upon request. If contacted for an interview, please advise us if you require any accommodation.
At OOGL, we are a living wage employer. In November 2023, Ontario Living Wage Network set $21.95 as the living wage in Ottawa. We are committed to pay transparency, and paying all staff above the current minimum living wage. In addition, salaries are non-negotiable. We are committed to combating inequity, bias, and pay disparity perpetuated by salary negotiation practices.
We thank everyone for their expression of interest—and are truly appreciative of the time individuals put into applying—but with the limitations of time only those selected for an interview will be contacted/
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 8 2024 ID: 70205