Volunteer with Us!

NOTE: In accordance with our principles of diversity and equity, individuals from the following communities will be given preferred consideration if they self-identify: Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, Disabled, and Neurodivergent.

Unless otherwise specified, all positions are oriented towards 2SLGBTQIA+ Grade 12 and post-secondary students.

Contact christian@roseottawa.org to apply or inquire about any of the positions. Please include information explaining relevant experience and your interest in the position.

QTBIPOC Programs Coordinator

You must be Black, Indigenous, or a racialized person and 2SLGBTQIA+ to fill this position.

The QTBIPOC Programs Coordinator is responsible for overseeing all programming within ROSE geared towards serving our racialized members, through the organizing of events, programs, and services. Within the Coordinator Team, they serve alongside a co-coordinator in their portfolio, and operate relatively independent of the Lead Coordinator.

Specific duties include:

  • Connecting ROSE with local organizations dedicated to serving Black communities, Indigenous peoples, or other racialized groups, both Queer and non-queer, for potential partnerships;

  • Identifying program and service needs of racialized members, and developing strategies to meet these needs;

  • Organizing and executing event ideas to engage the community;

Affirming Gear Coordinator

You must be transgender, non-binary, or gender non-conforming to fill this position.

The Affirming Gear Coordinator is responsible for overseeing our Gender Affirming Gear Program and its volunteers, and working alongside the Trans Programs Coordinator to ensure program sustainability and efficacy.

Specific duties include:

  • Handling intake and processing of affirming gear requests;

  • Distributing affirming gear requests within the City of Ottawa;

  • Preparing invoices;

  • Maintaining contact and providing updates on affirming gear requests to program participants;

  • Managing our relationship with our program funder.

Additional Notes

  • While not required, a car or other vehicle is particularly advantageous and desired for deliveries. Easy access to transit or bike is an alternative.

  • This position manages a $500 renewing budget and has the ability to access and dispense funds from our Paypal account, as such it is a highly trusted position and applicants may go through a screening period where access to this account is restricted.