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Event Coordinator (Part-time)

Posting closes Sunday June 24th, 2018

The Peterborough Drug Strategy (PDS) is a collaboration of organizations from the Peterborough area who come together with the goal to mitigate the harms associated with substance use. We are currently recruiting an Event Coordinator for our Question of Care project. Please visit our websites at www.peterboroughdrugstrategy.comand

Position Description

We are launching a new model for our Question of Care project and we need an experienced event coordinator to take the reigns and help shape this new model. You will be responsible for liaising with different organizations and trainers, coordinating all logistics, including securing the space, registration, catering and implementing the course evaluations.

Required Skills

  • Minimum 2-5 years of similar event coordination experience
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision and take initiative
  • Proven ability to work with different stakeholders and collaborative decision making
  • Experience working in a non-profit environment

Complementary Skills

  • Experience working on issues related to substance use, social determinants of health, harm reduction and/or health promotion

The successful candidate will be hired for 10-14 hours per week from July 2018 to December 2018 with the possibility of an extension. The successful candidate will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check.

PDS is committed to providing accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should any applicant require an accommodation through the application, interview or selection process, please contact at us.

Posting for this position will close on Sunday June 24th , 2018. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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