Tuesday, 21 May 2013



Suite 303 ü 251 Bank Street ü Ottawa, Ontario ü K2P 1X3 
 (613) 565-2882 V/TTY ü http://www.cad.ca ü info@cad.ca 
Charitable Business No. 10807 5003 RR0001 No. d’entreprise charitable

Job Opportunity: Project Coordinator
28 Month Contract

The Canadian Association of the Deaf has received federal funding support for a 28-month 
project that requires a highly skilled and very energetic Project Coordinator.
Starting date: 10 June 2013
End date: 9 October 2015

Responsibilities: This is a very demanding position that involves a broad range of 
responsibilities. You will outreach to various health organizations, charities, and foundations; 
solicit and negotiate their partnership in our project activities; seek funding and sponsorships to 
underwrite expenses related to the partnerships; create “Simple Language” versions of healthrelated information; produce ASL-LSQ video versions of the information; produce text versions 
to accompany the Signed videos; disseminate and promote these products; and manage website 
and social media promotional activities.

Requirements: Proven expertise in creating easy-to-understand text and Signed video 
versions of complex information such as government publications (writing, directing, 
performing, post-production) -- include samples in your application. Proven experience in 
working in partnership with different kinds of charitable organizations, including both Deaf and 
non-Deaf organizations. Highly skilled in social media and website management. Success in 
soliciting sponsorships and fundraising from corporations, foundations, and businesses. Deep 
understanding of Deaf culture and language. Commitment to the project for the full term of 28 
months.
Languages: Complete fluency in at least two of the following is required: ASL, LSQ, written 
English, written French. 
Location: Preferably but not necessarily Ottawa. 
We offer an excellent salary and benefits. This is a full-time position (35 hours/week).
Send your resume by 27 May 2013 to jroots@cad.ca. Only those applicants chosen for an 
interview will be contacted.

Due to the nature of this position, preference will be given to applicants who are Deaf.