This position aims to develop a stronger foundation for leadership with youth with disabilities and to provide the successful candidate with an all-around exposure to working in the not-for-profit sector. We offer the successful candidate the experience to develop their leadership skills.
Working directly with the Manager of Accessibility Programs and communications, the successful candidate will assist National Office staff and senior volunteers with various programming needs for the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association, including the following: events, fundraising, marketing, communications, projects, grant writing, and board development. In addition, you are responsible for developing positive working relationships with national partners, work with our national networks from coast-to-coast-to coast on various projects, assist with national outreach activities, act as a liaison between CHHA and the CHHA Young Adults Network and assist the CHHA National Board of Directors.
This project is to develop leadership skills for youth with disabilities. Funding for this project requires that CHHA hire a youth (individual between the age of 18-35) with a disability, specifically a youth who is hard of hearing. Successful Candidates are required to commit to the full contract to fulfil the funding requirements for this project.
Position: Program Coordinator
Location: Ottawa, ON
Position Status: Part-time (25 hours per-week) to July 2023
Salary: $30,000 per/year
Reports to: National Executive Director
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ABOUT CANADIAN HARD OF HEARING ASSOCIATION
The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) is the leading consumer advocacy organization representing the needs of the nearly 4-million Canadians living with hearing loss. With a network from coast-to-coast-to-coast, CHHA collaborates with professionals, service providers, governments, and others to provide life-enhancing information, support, and advocacy.
Established in 1982, CHHA has a global reputation in developing and delivering a wide range of initiatives that have challenged the status quo when working with people with hearing loss. We are sought after to provide comments and feedback on various policy initiatives, identify best practices, develop, and test technology, programs and services. Our efforts have advanced the quality of life for people living with hearing loss.
Remote work environment with some travel to Ottawa and other Canadian cities. Our main office is in an accessible downtown Ottawa location. Many meetings require communication strategies, communication access support, and patience to connect with those with hearing loss effectively.
Email Resume and Cover Letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject Line: Program Coordinator
Please email your resume as either a PDF or MS Word attachment. Remember to put the job title in the subject line (see Full Job Postings).
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), CHHA will provide accommodation, accessible formats and communication supports for the interview upon request.