Summer 2017: Programming & Events Assistants

Application Deadline: Friday, May 5, 2017 at 12:00 pm (noon)


CLN Job ID: 94626
Work-Study Term: 2017 – 2018 Summer
Campus Location: St. George
# of Vacancies: 2
Start Date: 05/15/2016
End Date: 08/14/2017
Maximum Hours Per Week: 12
Minimum Degree/Credential Level: None


The Sexual & Gender Diversity Office is hiring two Programming & Events Assistants for the 2017 summer session. The Work Study position is open to all registered undergraduate and graduate students (i.e. domestic and international students, and students studying on a part-time basis) with at least a 40% course load continuously from May to August (for full eligibility criteria, go to: Eligible students are able to work a maximum of 12 hours per week, up to a total of 90 hours from May 15th – August 14th. Only candidates who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

We’re hiring: Two (2) Programming & Events Assistant (St. George Campus)

The Sexual & Gender Diversity Office (SGDO) is the University of Toronto’s tri-campus resource for LGBTQ communities and information.  As a part of the Sexual & Gender Diversity Office, you will work with students and staff members and play an active role in our summer programming and Office initiatives. This is a really great opportunity to gain skills in project management and event administration by working on LGBTQ and equity initiatives at the University of Toronto. This position will have a particular focus on:

  • U of T Pride
  • U of T Pride Pub
  • Lead with Pride: Executive Jumpstart
  • Program & event planning for the 2017 – 2018 academic year
  • Other events, leadership development opportunities, and office work as needed

Applications are due Friday, May 5, 2017 at 12:00 pm (noon). Please attach a cover letter with your résumé, outlining relevant experiences and why you want to work with the Sexual & Gender Diversity Office in this role.


  • An engaged student who is passionate about LGBTQ issues
  • Work or volunteer experience in at least one of the following:
    • Event organizing
    • Student and university community outreach and promotions
    • Meeting facilitation
    • Note-taking/minute-taking
  • Ability to work independently as well as on teams and committees
  • An interest in expanding  personal knowledge of sexual and gender diversity issues at U of T
  • An active contributor to address the needs of our communities through outreach and programming
  • Some weekend and evening shifts are required
  • Student must be available to work on June 9, June 23, June 24, and June 25

The Sexual & Gender Diversity Office is committed to prioritizing U of T’s equity principles in all aspects of our programming and services. We encourage students to apply for this position who will assist in expanding and diversifying LGBTQ student involvement at U of T. The Programming & Events Assistant will be a part of our team from May 15, 2017 to August 14, 2017 at $11.40 per hour + 4% vacation pay.

Maximum hours: 90 hours overall. Approximately 5-12 hours per week, based on our work and your availability.  For more information on work-study:

Send your cover letter and résumé to:
Kathy Vi Mac

Program Coordinator, Sexual & Gender Diversity Office