Multi Cultural Centre Assistant

Term: October 2022- March 2023

Type: Contract 

Hours: 10 hours/week

Pay: $16.50/hour, bi-weekly

The Multi-Cultural Centre provides a welcoming and inclusive space for students to learn about cultural diversity and discuss issues such as cultural identity, racism, and international development concerns. The Centre provides resources that empower and support students who are experiencing oppression related to race and culture. The Centre also runs events and campaigns that acknowledge and celebrate the cultural diversity at Lakehead and around the world.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in managing the day-to-day Operations of the Centre

  • Assist in answering emails and queries related to the Centre

  • Assist with financial management as per the Centre budget

  • Assist with preparing and hosting events and campaigns of the Centre

  • Assist in volunteer recruitment and supervision of volunteers throughout the term

  • Ensure adequate staffing/volunteers to facilitate Multi-Cultural Centre access for all students

  • Assist in planning, developing, implementing, and promoting educational campaigns related to the Centre’s mandate.

  • Assist with promotion of the Multi-Cultural Centre and its services, including all campaigns/events, within both the University and the community-at-large by fostering and maintaining the required relationships

  • Work in conjunction with the Multi-Cultural Centre Coordinator and the Vice-President Advocacy to apply for appropriate funding and grants in order to augment the campaigns and programming of the Centre

  • Develop and execute campaigns related to diversity and multiculturalism, including World AIDS Day, International Development Week, Black History Month, International Women’s Day, Elimination of Racial Discrimination Day, Cultural days and participation in World University Services Canada

  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Passionate about working on issues related to multiculturalism

  • Have creative and innovative ideas to plan and host events related tomulticulturalism 

  • An understanding of and willingness to learn about issues regardingracialized students, people of color (POC) and multiculturalism 

  • Experience in engaging, recruiting, and coordinating volunteers

  • Have a welcoming attitude and be able to work independently orcooperatively with other Assistant Centre Coordinators 

  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • Have basic knowledge of LUSU’s services and supports 

  • Previous customer service experience is an asset 

  • Able to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse groups of people.

  • Demonstrate professionalism, strong communication skills, and leadership 

  • Experience with making social media posts and vlogs 

  • Able to answer emails in a professional and timely manner

  • Good digital skills, including, but not limited to Microsoft Office, MicrosoftExcel, Google Suite, Instagram, and Canva 

LUSU and the Multicultural Centre are committed to the principles of employmentequity. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome; in particular,applications are encouraged from Indigenous people, women, racialized people,Disabled people, and Queer and Trans people and International students. 

Email: Mann Koner, Multicultural Centre Coordinator at Include a cover letter and resume. Please use the subject line “Application: Multicultural Centre Assistant Application” 

Application Deadline: Tuesday September 27, 2022 at 4:30 PM ET Interview Dates: October 3-7, 2022. 

Please take advantage of the Resume and Cover Letter review services offered through the Lakehead Career Zone. Go to to make an appointment.



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