(For service users and volunteers)


Application Deadline:  Thursday, September 17th
Type of Contract: Full-time, 2.5 year contract
Starting Date:  Immediately
Interview Date: September 21st-23rd

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated person to fill in the project coordinator’s position. The Queer & Trans Asian Youth When You’re Ready (WYR) is a three-year project which aims to increase resiliency and peer and service support networks for LGBTQ+ East and Southeast Asian youth related to coming out and/or queerness while supporting ties within cultural communities.


  • Plan, implement and evaluate the QTAY WYR Project
  • Recruit, train and supervise 3 youth volunteers per year to assist with project activities
  • Work with youth volunteers to plan, organize, and evaluate 4 WYR cycles a year
  • Organize outreach to promote project in schools, community agencies, public events, and social media
  • Develop materials suitable for WYR
  • Monitor project budget and keep financial records
  • Develop evaluation tools suitable for the project
  • Maintain statistics, and prepare written progress reports


  • Familiarity with or lived experience in the East and Southeast Asian LGBTQ+ community
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in workshop planning, group facilitation especially with youth
  • Experience in community outreach
  • Knowledge, interest, and experience in issues of HIV/AIDS, healthy sexuality, and harm reduction, and peer-based education concepts
  • Excellent ability to prioritize, delegate, and handle multiple tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under a youth-friendly, queer-positive, sex-positive, and anti-oppressive framework
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends occasionally
  • Speak one of the East and Southeast Asian languages an asset

Please send a cover letter, resume with 2 references by email to

Hiring Committee
Subject: Job Application- Youth Coordinator

ACAS supports employment equity. People from the East and Southeast Asian Canadian communities, LGBTQ+, and people living with HIV/AIDS are encouraged to apply

We regret that we will only contact candidates selected for virtual interviews.

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