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Current Job Opening

Administrative and Advocacy Coordinator

Location: Remote


Position Type: Full-Time Position


About Ontario Student Voices:

Ontario Student Voices is the voice for students. We represent College and Polytechnic students from across Ontario. We bring awareness to the things that impact them by advocating with them to various stakeholders. Our primary goal in doing this advocacy work is to make Ontario a better place for tomorrow's generation of students

Job Overview:

Ontario Student Voices seeks an enthusiastic and dedicated Administrative and Advocacy Coordinator to join our team. This multifaceted role will play a pivotal part in supporting our mission by providing administrative assistance, conducting research and advocacy development, and engaging stakeholders, including government representatives, to drive positive change in education.

Key Responsibilities:

Administrative Support (Priority Task):

  • Manage and maintain organizational records and files.

  • Coordinate meetings, appointments, and travel arrangements.

  • Assist in communication handling and document preparation.

  • Support task prioritization, follow-up, and problem-solving.

  • Maintain confidentiality and data security protocols.

  • Collaborate with team members to provide administrative support.

Research & Advocacy Development (Medium Priority):

  • Engage with member organizations and campuses to collect data on campus trends.

  • Assist in the development of advocacy materials, reports, and presentations.

  • Monitor and analyze education policies, regulations, and legislation.

  • Help plan and coordinate meetings, briefings, and advocacy events.

  • Craft persuasive advocacy messages and narratives.

  • Support the Executive Director in building relationships with policymakers and stakeholders.

  • Contribute to the development of advocacy strategies and campaigns.

Stakeholder Engagement (Including Government Representatives) (Medium Priority):

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with government representatives and key stakeholders in collaboration with external support.

  • Foster partnerships with decision-makers to advance our mission.

  • Collaborate with members and supporters to strengthen relationships within our network.

  • Assist in membership outreach efforts to recruit and engage new members.

  • Promote our mission and initiatives through various communication channels.


  • Strong organizational and administrative skills.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Research abilities and the capacity to analyze data.

  • Familiarity with social media management and outreach.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently.

  • Prior experience in a similar role is a plus.

  • Passion for advocating for positive change in education.


Career Path: As The Ontario Student Voices grows, other career opportunities may become available.

To apply for this role, please email by December 8, 2023 at 11:59 PM.


Disclaimer: This job description may not include all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described and will evolve as The Ontario Student Voices grows.


The Ontario Student Voices is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, colour, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. We strive to cultivate an inclusive, accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to growing our team in a way that reflects the diversity of our stakeholders and the communities in which we operate.


If you require accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations), please let us know, and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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