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Events Planner Assistant (30 hours per week)

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Canada Summer Job – Temporary Position

ACCM offers programming by and for people living with or affected by HIV or Hepatitis C, so we encourage those with that experience to apply. Likewise, we strive to serve and represent our diverse community to the best of our ability, so ACCM also encourages people who are queer, trans, Black, Indigenous, people of colour and/or living with a disability to apply.

Do you want to apply and develop your event planning skills while joining a dynamic team? Be part of vibrant LGBTQ+ community work that contributes to supporting people living with or affected by HIV or Hepatitis C and reducing the transmission of HIV, Hepatitis C and other Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections? You are at the right place! AIDS Community Care Montreal (ACCM) is looking for an Events Planner Assistant to join our team! ACCM is the only English-speaking community organisation that offers prevention and support services to people living with or affected by HIV and/or hepatitis C in Quebec. We work in collaboration with our many communities to build a compassionate and caring response to HIV and hepatitis C and do education work that equips people with the knowledge and skills needed to make informed decisions around their sexual health.

The main objective of the Events Planner  Assistant position is to assist in coordinating activities around ACCM’s Summer and Pride events: 

  • Plan the logistics of a fundraising initiative (bike rally arrival); 
  • Plan the logistics of ACCM’s participation with Montreal Pride events; 
  • Assist with planning the logistics of ACCM’s 35th anniversary events; 
  • Assist with finding event-based sponsorships; 
  • Assist the Development Coordinator in other fundraising needs.

Our ideal candidate has all or a combination of the qualities and experiences below:

  • Has interest in developing their event planning and fundraising skills; 
  • Highly organised and detail oriented;
  • Experience in working collaboratively and networking with a diverse group of people;
  • Strong initiative and ability to work independently to meet tight deadlines;
  • Efficient and professional communication skills via phone, email, video conferencing, and in-person; 
  • Excellent spoken and written English and French;
  • Has experience working with communities who are disproportionately affected by HIV, hep C, and other STBBIs such as queer, trans, migrant, Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and Arab communities, as well as people who use drugs;
  • Has a fervent belief in harm reduction, and experience in practising harm reduction and anti-oppression-based interventions.

Specifications

  • ACCM operates from Monday to Thursday, 10:00 am-6:00 pm
  • Salary: $20 per hour 
  • Job type: Part time (30 hours per week) and seasonal
  • Language: English (French is an asset)
  • Start date: July 8, 2024
  • End Date: August 31, 2024
  • Supervisor: Operational Manager
  • Source of Funding: Canada Summer Jobs # 020025391

Who is eligible? 

This temporary position is subsidized by the Canada Summer Jobs 2023 program and therefore have eligibility criteria:

  • You must be aged between 15 and 30 and be legally entitled to work in Canada. 
  • International students are not eligible

How to apply? Please submit a cover letter and CV to Mira Soueid (they/She) at ed@accmontreal.org with “CSJ – Support Team Assistant” in the subject line by July 13th. We will review applications on a rolling basis and might stop the hiring process if we find our ideal candidate, so please do not wait to apply! Only successfully screened applicants will be contacted for an interview.