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Summer Program & Events Coordinator

Northern Mosaic Network
July 5, 2022
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Job Type
  • $25.00/hour


Northern Mosaic Network is seeking a motivated, creative, and organised full-time Summer Program & Events Coordinator (SPEC). The SPEC will be responsible for coordinating programs and events for the months of July and August, as well as managing our social media presence for that time. Day-to-day responsibilities include handling bookings, creating online content, purchasing supplies and facilitating programs.

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.

Compensation: $25.00/hour

Start Date: As soon as possible.


Program and Event Coordination: Booking venues and facilitators, creating a program schedule, and reviewing the summer program survey to include youth, families and adults.

Social Media Management: Creating online content for the organisation’s social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & TikTok - in collaboration with youth)

Budgeting: Manage a small program and events budget.

Program and Event Facilitation: Facilitate programs and events when there are no hired facilitators and/or are the designated facilitator for a specific event or program.


  • 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 marginalisation, 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 submit your proposal, 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 ongoing until the position is filled. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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