Anticipated start date: December 1st, 2018
Commitment: 5 to 10 hours per month

Description

Want to be part of the dynamic and passionate team that provides direction and management to the largest Pride festival in the region?  Are you passionate about Francophonie, especially in the context of minority rights? Wait no more and become the LGBTQ2+ ambassador for Francophone communities of our region with Capital Pride (“CP” or the “organization”)! Capital Pride recognizes that people from Francophone communities in the region are under-represented in Pride activities. We are therefore seeking an agent of change and engagement to ensure better inclusion and representation.

Capital Pride brings together a team of dedicated staff and volunteers to organize the Capital Pride Summer Festival each year, and other year-round events. The organization creates opportunities to celebrate, advocate, educate and connect people, respecting the full diversity of the LGBTQ2+ community in Canada’s capital region.

Duties

The person in charge of Francophone Affairs will be responsible for:

  • Building bridges and consulting Queer Francophone groups and community members in the region about the organization’s programming and policies;
  • Advising the Festival Director on the expectations and desires of the Francophone communities in the region;
  • Liaising with the official translator in order to;
    • Ensure that all public communications, including press releases and postings on social networks are translated into french;
    • Ensure that all internal documents such as policies, regulations, agendas and minutes are translated into french;
    • Ensure that the French version of the organization’s website is translated into french and up-to-date.
  • Be a francophone spokesperson for the organization.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume that outlines the experience and skills you will bring to Capital Pride, by no later than November 16, 2018 to boardrecruitment@ottawacapitapride.ca.

Capital Pride is committed to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome and, in particular, applications are encouraged from members of the LGBTQ2+ community, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, persons living with HIV, newcomers, women and francophones.