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Retail Action Network
1415 Broad St., Victoria, BC, V8W 2B2

Public Education Coordinator

Retail Action Network (RAN) is seeking a part-time employee to help coordinate our public education program by scheduling workshops, training instructors to deliver workshops, and develop educational materials..

Staffing Allotment: 20 hours / week. Reviewed at 3 months.
Compensation: $20.50/hr (wage negotiable, dependent upon organizing experience)

Job Summary:

As the Public Education Coordinator, you will grow a team of instructors that deliver educational workshops, and be responsible for supporting them. RAN currently offers a range of workshops that teach about workers’ rights and how to stand up to injustice in the workplace. These workshops are currently offered in high schools, community centres, employment centres, workplaces, as well as publicly hosted by RAN. You will be involved in coordinating this program, expanding upon and refining our current workshop material.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Schedule a variety of RAN workshops throughout the year in high schools, community centres, employment centres, workplaces, and publicly.
  2. Have an in-depth understanding of our course content, and be able to train new instructors to deliver in an engaging and creative way.
  3. Connect workshop participants to the organizing that is happening locally through RAN and other worker’s rights organizations.
  4. Strategize with RAN members on which programming to further develop.
  5. Work alongside community partners to ensure our services are in support and collaboration with the services that they provide.

Work Environment:

  • Working both with a team, and independently. Checking in regularly with other RAN staff and members.
  • Work schedule is flexible, with focus on task completion in a timely manner.
  • Shared office space available.
  • Laptop, printer, internet, and other office supplies available upon request.
  • Additional budget for honourariums available to those delivering workshops.

We welcome and value the contributions that individuals who identify as members of marginalized communities bring to our organization, and encourage Indigenous people, people of colour, women, people identifying as LGBTQI, members of ethnic minorities, immigrants and people living with disabilities to apply.


Preferred Skills, Training, and Experience

The preferred candidate will have skills & experience inclusive of some or all of the following:

  • Comprehension of BC employment standards, human rights, privacy, and labour legislation.
  • Experience in organizing social justice campaigns in the workplace, or in a community setting.
  • Experience delivering workshops.
  • Experience coordinating a team of staff and / or volunteers.
  • Experience with worker’s rights organizing, or other non-profit / community groups.


To Apply:

All interested applicants should forward a resume (cover letter optional) to This will be posted until the position is filled. Please submit all applications in a single pdf format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

We encourage that anyone considering this position that has full-time availability also applies for this position as well:

Thanks very much for your considering to work with us. We look forward to hearing from you!

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