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We're Hiring a Project Coordinator!

Navy blue image with bold white text that reads "DJNO IS HIRING!". Over the D in DJNO there are 7 petals that make up the DJNO logo

Navy blue image with bold white text that reads "DJNO IS HIRING!". Over the D in DJNO there are 7 petals that are varying shades of yellow and blue that make up the DJNO logo.

Position Title:

Disability Justice Network of Ontario (DJNO) Project Coordinator

Term of Position:

October 31st 2020 to October 1st 2021


DJNO Steering Committee



Hours of Work:

12 Hours a Week



General Scope of Duties:

The role of the Project Coordinator will be focused on Project Delivery, Policy, Development/Reform, Research, Advocacy, and Public Education/Communications, and will also spend some time learning about Management and Governance. More specifically, they will:

  • Provide support to the Disability Justice Network of Ontario (DJNO) Steering Committee as needed.

  • Run one monthly online event.

  • Create and post social media content for all DJNO platforms.

  • Critique policy as it relates to Disability Justice.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Advertising and Promoting Function: 40%

  • Updating all public facing platforms such as: Twitter, Instagram Facebook, and the DJNO website.

  • Curating and sharing monthly online events

  • Manage Eventbrite links and other promotional outreach tools.

Policy/Research Function: 40%

  • Keeping up to date on latest policy information as it relates to people with disabilities in Ontario and sharing this information through our social media and website

  • Critiquing policy as needed

Other: 20%

  • Duties as directed by the members of the Steering Committee and DAWN Canada on a weekly basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven experience as a Project Coordinator, for a non profit.

  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures.

  • Advocacy and policy experience as it relates to disability justice.

  • Working knowledge of office equipment, like printers and fax machines.

  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, in particular).

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.

  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask.

  • High School degree; additional qualification as an Administrative Assistant or Secretary will be a plus.

Other information:

The Disability Justice Network of Ontario (DJNO) is committed to the core principles of Disability Justice. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive staff, and we especially encourage applications from Indigenous, Black, and people of colour candidates, as well as candidates with disabilities and people who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community, working class community, or any and all of the aforementioned intersecting identity groups.

To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter to by October 7th 2020. If you require accommodations at any point of the application process, please email

To view this application as a Google Doc, please click this link:


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