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November 20, 2021

Lead Project Administrator

Adornment Stories is a collective of Black women, femmes, queer and non-binary artists, educators and change makers with in-depth community artist experience who wish to cultivate spaces for others like us to safely tell their stories. Our model focuses on recognizing the unique way gender, race, and intersectional identity impacts mental health. It is through storytelling, facilitation training, and the arts that we provide a platform for those who have often not been heard in Mental Health Dialogues to have space and share their narratives.

Our collective mission is to provide safer spaces for Black community members with intersectional identities to discuss the issues that are impacting their mental health, while increasing earning capacity via digital arts and education. As leaders who share intersecting identities with participants, our objective is to develop a sustainable platform that provides each participant with increased skill, network and income to transform their personal stories.

Our Stories Our Voices is a multi-year project that aims at engaging Black LGBTQ+ individuals in Toronto and across Canada. This project aims to specifically work to identify and prioritize Black Trans, non-binary, queer individuals and communitities, and engage them through mental health & wellness programming, leadership development, and gatherings. This project is made possible through a partnership of Across Boundaries & Adornment Stories funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Lead Project Administrator The Administrator is responsible for coordination and implementation of Our Stories Our Voices programming. This role works closely with community participants and is responsible for the day-to-day logistical planning and coordination of the program components including: virtual programming, leadership development workshops, retreats, masterclasses, facilitation, and community engagement initiatives. This position liaises with Across Boundaries & Adornment Stories, ensuring programs meet the needs of the communities we service. 

The position requires content & curriculum development, training, and facilitation experience. Specifically, the successful candidate will have experience developing and delivering training and capacity building—preferably direct experience in community-driven education.

This position requires strong interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills, ability to connect with service users, and ability to work independently with minimal supervision in accomplishing objectives within targeted timeframes. A successful candidate prioritizes safe space for Black LGBTQ+ community while using strong administrative skills to maintain daily operations. 

Deadline: November 20th 2021 at 11:59 PT ET

Accessibility

We are committed to providing an accessible process and experience for all applicants and will work with you to meet your access needs. Requests can be made at any phase of the recruitment process and should be sent to info@acrossboundaries.ca