Events Assistant

(Community Race Relations Committee of Peterborough)

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Position ID: V-PET0065 Last Modified: 11 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 02 Mar 2015
Opportunity Details
ContactCáitlín Currie, Co-ordinator, Community Race Relations Committee of Peterborogh; Phone: 705-304-4318; Fax: 705 743 6219; Email:
DutiesWork with staff and community members to plan and coordinate events for designated times such as Black History Month/African Liberation Month in February, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21, Asian & South Asian Heritage Month in May, and National Aboriginal History Month in June.
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BenefitsOpportunity to work in a diverse work setting and to build skills in communications, outreach, networking and event-planning. Learn more about the hidden histories of the Peterborough region and what can be done to eliminate racism in the community and work toward equity for all.
ClientsGeneral public of Peterborough, including members of marginalized communities.
Ages15 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Event Coordination & Support ; Office Administration
Skills/ExperienceCommitment to, and knowledge of anti-racism and anti-oppression a minimum.  
Experience with event planning, second languages and advanced computer skills would be helpful.
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesHours are mostly during the day. Occasional evening and weekend events.
AccessibilityOffice is located on inaccessible second floor of heritage building. All planning meetings and events are hosted in accessible locations.
LocationMultiple locations
Number of PositionsPeterborough: 6 individual(s) 
6 individual(s) needed in total.
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsMust be able to accept and relate to diverse groups and be a good communicator. Willingness to learn.
Liability InsuranceNot Available
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Organization NameCommunity Race Relations Committee of Peterborough
Office Phone705-304-4318
Address & Map
Sadleir House
751 George St N, Room 204
Peterborough, ON K9H 3T2
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