HIRING 3 SRO TENANTS: Contract Work Posting for SRO Tenants’ Convention Peer Organizers

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The SRO Convention is a gathering of SRO tenants to discuss housing issues and challenges, receive training on tenant rights and community organizing, and collectively work together on solutions to achieve dignified housing for all. The convention will take place on Sunday, October 19th.

Peer Organizers will play a vital role in providing direction and feedback for the convention, as well as bringing together and empowering a community of SRO tenants.

Responsibilities

  • Outreach to SRO tenants, including door-­‐knocking, tabling, postering
  • Participate in coordinating committee meetings and attend meetings of other groups in the neighbourhood
  • Possible media interviews (training provided)

Qualifications

  • Currently living or has lived in a publicly or privately owned SRO

Hours and Pay

Total hours of 30 (approximately 5/week). Total pay will be $450 in 3 monthly cheques upon submission of timesheets and review of work completed by the SRO Convention Coordinator.

How to apply

To apply, please leave a message by Friday, August 29th at 5:00PM with Carnegie Community Action Project (CCAP) for Chanel at 604-­‐665-­‐2105 or sro.convention@gmail.com with your name and preferred contact information to set up an interview.

First Nations, LGBTQ2S, immigrants, youth, women, and people of colour are strongly encouraged to apply.