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Program & Events Coordinator

Northern Mosaic Network
July 25, 2022
Job Type
  • $30/hour


Northern Mosaic Network is seeking a motivated, creative, and organized full-time Program & Events Coordinator (PEC). The PEC will be responsible for coordinating the various programs and events our organization runs, as well as managing our social media presence. Day-to-day responsibilities include handling bookings, creating online content, coordinating volunteers, purchasing supplies and facilitating programs.

This position will incorporate mentorship to enhance existing skills and will have opportunities for continuous learning (meaning if you don’t have all the qualifications, apply! We can mentor you into meeting the qualifications of this position).

Working Conditions

The successful candidate can expect to commute to the Rainbow Centre office daily, located downtown Yellowknife. The typical hours worked for this position are 9:30am-6:00pm or 12:30pm-9:00pm and reaches up to 37.5 hours per week (full-time hours), both of which will be discussed more in the interview process.

Start Date

August 15th (Start date negotiable)


Program and Event Coordination: Booking venues and facilitators, creating a monthly program schedule, connecting with youth on program feedback and planning out programs/events in advance

Social Media Management: Creating online content for the organization’s social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & TikTok)

Volunteer Management: Oversee the recruitment, training and coordination of volunteers that help to run the Rainbow Centre

Budgeting and Grant Writing: Manage a small program and events budget and apply for additional funding to support different projects

Program and Event Facilitation: Facilitate programs and events when there are no volunteers to cover and/or are the designated facilitator for a specific project

Advocacy: Connect with program and service users to identify areas of advocacy that should be brought to the organization’s attention and contribute to advocacy efforts


  • Comprehensive understanding of Two Spirit, Indigiqueer and gender and sexually diverse communities, people and issues, including lived experience

  • Experience working in youth-centred spaces or organizations

  • Comfortable using social media and engaging with service users on online platforms

  • Knowledge of Northern communities and cultures

  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to make phone calls and craft emails

  • Knowledge of intersectionality and concepts of marginalization, power and privilege

  • Experience using Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive and Zoom are assets

  • Knowledge of another official language of the NWT an asset

  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle an asset

To apply, please submit the following to

  • Detailed cover letter (applicants who do not include a cover letter will not be considered) describing why you are the best candidate for the position. Northern Mosaic Network prioritizes candidates who are 30 and under, are gender, sexuality, culturally and racially diverse, and/or are living with a disability. You are welcome to self-identify if you so choose.

  • Resume highlighting relevant education and work experience

  • Contact information for two references (one professional or employment-related reference)

Interviews will take place until the position is filled. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Company Info

Northern Mosaic Network is an organization dedicated to making the Northwest Territories home to loving, accepting and supportive communities for 2SLGBTQIPA+ youth to thrive in their identities. 

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