Opportunities with We Are Oshawa

We Are Oshawa is seeking champions of social justice who can work in an anti-racist/anti-oppression framework hungry to canvass and help us build capacity. We Are Oshawa has temporary, part-time contracts available as canvassers and a database coordinator position. 

Position: Canvasser, door-to-door, phone (multiple openings)

RESPONSIBILITIES 
o Organize and coordinate capacity building for We Are Oshawa
o Recruit members through door knocking and phone-calls
o Coordinate and assist with outreach and resident engagement 
o Maintain contacts lists, records, program statistics, as required by We Are Oshawa
o Build rapport with community members  
o Participate in some of the broader activities of We Are Oshawa

QUALIFICATIONS 
o Deep sense of social justice, able to work in anti-racist/anti-oppression framework working with diverse neighbourhoods
o Experience working with community development
o Strong time-management skills
o Demonstrated experience working with residents from diverse communities and backgrounds 
o Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills 
o Self-directed with ability to collaborate with multiple teams 
o Adaptable to working flexible weekdays, some evenings and weekends 

We Are Oshawa welcomes the contributions that individuals from equality seeking communities bring to our organization and invites indigenous people; people of colour; women; gays, lesbians, bisexuals, queer oriented people, transgender and transsexual persons; single parents; members of ethnic minorities; newcomers and/or refugees; people with disabilities; and people of all ages to apply.

 Applications: Persons interested should send their resume and cover letter in Word, PDF or RTF format. Applications will be accepted via e-mail with “Canvasser” in the subject line to the attention of We Are Oshawa, weareoshawa@gmail.com  no later than Friday, November 28 at 5:00pm EST.

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or queries please.

Position: Database Coordinator

RESPONSIBILITIES 
o Organize and coordinate capacity building for We Are Oshawa
o Liaise and build partnerships with community organizations
o Coordinate and assist with outreach and resident engagement 
o Perform broad range of clerical and administrative tasks as required by We Are Oshawa
o Maintain contacts lists, records, program statistics, as required by We Are Oshawa
o Coordinate and perform project-related spending and budgeting in accord with project budget 
o Update website, send group emails, work with canvassers
o Participate in some of the broader activities of We Are Oshawa

QUALIFICATIONS 
o Deep sense of social justice, able to work in anti-racist/anti-oppression framework
o Experience working with community development
o Experience with program development and delivery in a community setting 
o Skilled in group facilitation and presentation 
o Demonstrated experience working with residents from diverse communities and backgrounds 
o Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills 
o Self-directed with ability to collaborate with multiple teams 
o Adaptable to working flexible weekdays, some evenings and weekends 
o Good working knowledge of internet and MS Office programs 
o Working knowledge of NationBuilder

We Are Oshawa welcomes the contributions that individuals from equality seeking communities bring to our organization and invites indigenous people; people of colour; women; gays, lesbians, bisexuals, queer oriented people, transgender and transsexual persons; single parents; members of ethnic minorities; newcomers and/or refugees; people with disabilities; and people of all ages to apply.

 Compensation: $2,000 contract over 130 hours, subject to renewal

 Applications: Persons interested should send their resume and cover letter in Word, PDF or RTF format. Applications will be accepted via e-mail with “Database Coordinator” in the subject line to the attention of We Are Oshawa, weareoshawa@gmail.com  no later than Friday, November 28 at 5:00pm EST.

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or queries please.


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