We are hiring a Project Coordinator - Reproductive Coercion

Project Coordinator - Sexual & Reproductive Coercion


Planned Parenthood Ottawa seeks a creative and motivated Project Coordinator to foster a community of practice that links sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services and violence against women(VAW) services to improve capacity to identify, address, and reduce sexual and reproductive coercion.


General Responsibilities

·        Develop inter-agency protocol that responds to diverse needs by:

o   building on prior environmental scan and assessment

o   mapping SRH and VAW agencies and their services

o   outlining specific processes, procedures and best practices

·        Create a community of practice through knowledge exchange activities by:

o   Identifying and bringing together members from a multi-agency network

o   sharing and integrating practitioner knowledge and case-based learning

o   strengthening interagency relationships and collaboration.

·        Facilitate sector-based capacity building to increase skills for Sexual and Reproductive Coercion support

·        Create and collect a library of resources

·        Develop and implement a communication plan to share information with agencies across Canada


Qualifications& Characteristics

Ideal candidates have exemplary interpersonal communication skills, are energetic,collaborative and self-starters. They must have 2-3 years’ experience working in SRH and/or VAW, with evidence of established networks in one or both communities, preferably in Ottawa. They must be multi-taskers, creative problem-solvers, pro-choice, and committed to working in an anti-racist and anti-oppressive framework.


Candidates must be fully conversant about reproductive rights, gender violence, and the social determinants of health. They should be empathetic, non-judgmental, and adept at engaging with a broad spectrum of personalities in an inclusive environment.We’re looking for a skilled and organized researcher, networker, and workshop facilitator who demonstrates professionalism while working with a variety of stakeholders with diverse interests and backgrounds. Ability to work in English and French is a strong asset.

Planned Parenthood Ottawa is committed to diversifying its staff to ensure that a variety of life experiences are represented and that it is reflective of the different communities in the Ottawa area. This includes but is not limited to: LGBTQ+ communities; racialized communities; Indigenous communities; people living with invisible and visible disabilities and/or individuals living with intersecting marginalization(s).


Full time: 37.5 hours/week with a flexible schedule. This is a 3-year position.

Salary:  $41,000


Please submit your resume with a letter of interest to jobs@ppottawa.ca by5 pm on February 14, 2017.