Project Coordinator, COVID-19 Vaccine Engagement Project

CorePart TimeToronto, ON

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Centre for Independent Living, known as CILT, is a consumer-controlled, community-based resource organization. We help people with disabilities learn Independent Living skills and integrate into the community.

CILT operates on the philosophy of the Independent Living movement which was developed in response to traditional rehabilitation services models. CILT's aim is to develop and implement dignified social services that empower individuals rather than create dependencies. We encourage people with disabilities to take control of their own lives by exercising their right to examine options, make choices, take risks and even make mistakes.

CILT has a part-time employment opportunity for a Program Coordinator for a City of Toronto-funded COVID-19 Vaccine Engagement Project.

You will support:

  • The project goal of assisting neighborhood sector clusters to build capacity to outreach to disabled Torontonians through targeted training sessions
  • Project partner organizations and groups to undertake targeted outreach on vaccine uptake to disabled community members through community-specific webinars and engaging Community Ambassadors with lived experience

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Conducting effective outreach and promotion of project goals, activities and outcomes to cross-disability communities and relevant stakeholders, using multiple communication platforms
  • Reporting to, and working closely with the Project Manager, on project matters including activities and outcomes
  • Developing and maintaining collaborative working relationships with project partners, City of Toronto, project Steering Committee, Community Ambassadors and eternal stakeholders
  • Supporting the work of the Steering Committee and attending other project committees and tables as assigned
  • Liaising and networking with project animators working to engage disability communities in collaboration with project partners.
  • Supporting incorporation of equity and intersectionality principles in all project areas
  • Collecting and maintaining records of project activities, including documentation on webinars, animator activities, project event evaluations and statistics
  • Producing project communication materials for multiple platforms, such as flyers, posters, and notices as required, working with project staff and partners

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in social work, social service worker, disability studies or a related field of study
  • At least three years of experience with project coordination and implementation within a not-or-profit context
  • Sound knowledge of cross-disability communities and services sector
  • Experience with public speaking and presentation to both professional and consumer stakeholders
  • Proven ability to incorporate anti-oppression and disability justice principles in their work with consumers, staff and professional stakeholders
  • Demonstrated skills in producing impactful communications on multiple platforms, as well as materials such as flyers, posters, and videos
  • Proficiency with use of Microsoft Office applications

Terms: approximately 18 hours per week for 39 weeks

Location: CILT’s Toronto office, however we are currently working remotely


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


CILT is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people with lived experience with disabilities.


CILT is committed to providing accommodations in our hiring process for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, please inform us in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs.