The Summer Events Coordinator is responsible for supporting UR Pride in organizing and hosting events during the Queen City Pride Festival, along with other summer events.


The Summer Events Coordinator reports to the Program Director – General Programs and the Executive Director.


  • Between the ages of 15 and 30 years old;
  • Knowledge of the current issues relating to Gender and Sexually Diverse individuals and communities;
  • Organizational skills;
  • Volunteer management skills;
  • Event planning skills;
  • Financial/budgeting skills;
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills (English);
  • Able to work with a team and alone;
  • Knowledge of Google Products and Microsoft Office Suite.

We recognize the unique ways in which people with marginalized identities experience barriers to employment, and we invite you to disclose any lived experiences with: transphobia or cissexism, homophobia or heterosexism, biphobia or monosexism, racism, ableism, fatphobia or sizeism, colonialism, classism, whorephobia, Islamophobia or other forms of institutional violence.


Event Planning

  1. Develop event plan and goals, including marketing and promotions plan.
  2. Plan all logistical requirements for events.
  3. Ensure cost of events stay within budget.
  4. Work with Program Director – General Programs to find volunteers to support events.


  1. Ensure efficient, qualitative and quantitative evaluation of event.
  2. Provide a written report of event outcomes to Program Director – General Programs, including a financial report.


  1. Answer emails, and phone calls in a timely manner.
  2. Maintain positive working relationships with campus and community groups with similar mandates.
  3. Work within an anti-oppressive, anti-racist, anti-colonialist and feminist framework.

Hours of Work & Salary:

This position is a full-time, hourly, term position, at the equivalent of 35 hours/week. The term is from May 20th 2019 – August 23rd 2019 (approximately 13 weeks). Set hours of work may vary depending on weekly activities, and will be dependent on the individual.

In accordance with the Living Wage as reported by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, the wage for this position will be $16.95/hr.

This position is a part of the Canada Summer Jobs Program, and therefore only youth (ages 15 – 30) applications will be accepted.

To apply:

Please submit a resume and cover letter, with specific mention of your knowledge of the gender and sexually diverse community to

Position closes May 10th 2019 at 5:00pm.

Download the job posting here!