100 Main St East, Suite 203, Hamilton, ON L8N 3W4905-667-3595

Employment Opportunity

Employment Opportunity

Job Title: Project Coordinator

Terms: Part-time:  20-22 hours/week (1 year contract)

Reports To: Director, Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction

Summary:

The Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction requires a project coordinator to help establish a Speaker’s Bureau of persons with the lived experience of poverty and social exclusion.  The mandate of the Bureau will be to present in front of various audiences to tackle negative stereotypes and promote educated dialogue about the implications, costs and human and health impact poverty has in our community.  The coordinator will help facilitate engagement, recruitment, training of 6-8 individuals to comprise the Speaker’s Bureau.

The ideal candidate is a person with lived experience of poverty and/or social exclusion and has community development experience and an thorough knowledge of Hamilton; is able to understand challenging projects and complex planning; is familiar and has experience with literature review and critical appraisal methods; is an effective communicator with strong writing skills and believes that citizen engagement is critical for effective community change.

For a full job description please go to Project coordinator – Speaker’s Bureau (2)

Please mail or email resumes by August 9, 2013 to:

Director, Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction

120 King Street West, Suite 700

Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4V2

hrpr@hcf.on.ca