The Yellow Door
May 9, 2023
3625 rue Aylmer, Montréal, QC, Canada
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The Project Coordinator will be responsible for managing all aspects of the Project Aîné·es Déconfiné·es, a joint initiative of the Yellow Door, Groupe Harmonie and the Peter-McGill Community Council, aimed at decreasing isolation of seniors living in downtown Montreal.

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for:

Coordination of Cultural Roulant Deliveries

  • Work with community partners, local HLMs/other senior housing, and volunteers to ensure deliveries are carried out at the correct time and day each month
  • Recruit, train, and support volunteers
  • Pick up items from Atwater Library for delivery; drive volunteers to complete deliveries (when needed); collect old items from project participants
  • Track all library memberships; pay invoices as needed
  • Store, inventory and organize all items for delivery
  • Brainstorm creative ideas for new items for delivery; source new/replacement items as needed
  • Develop and implement creative ways for participants to feel a sense of community while isolated at home
  • Ensure that current health & safety protocols are followed by volunteers and participants

Coordination of Outdoor Group Activities

  • Work with community partners to develop and launch schedule of rotating outdoor activities for seniors in the community
  • Develop creative ideas for engaging activities and groups
  • Recruit, train, and support volunteers and contract staff
  • Ensure that activities meet project goals of enhancing seniors well-being, breaking isolation and creating community
  • Ensure that current health & safety protocols are followed by volunteers and participants


  • Maintain open and transparent communication with the 3 project partners, working closely with upper management and other staff as needed
  • Work to develop effective outreach materials; work with other staff and volunteers to implement outreach methods
  • Communicate with strategic partners to ensure that the services and activities of the project are promoted throughout the community and are visible to the intended audience
  • Develop engaging booklet, with various sections on health and wellbeing, for delivery to senior’s at isolated at home; create new content as needed

Admin Tasks

  • Keep detailed records of all project participants; adding new participants as needed
  • Maintain records of all existing/new community partners
  • Work with supervisor to track budget
  • Record and maintain detailed records of all relevant data for reporting purposes; assist with drafting reporting documents
  • Work with supervisors to grow and expand the project, as needed; develop plan for project’s sustainability beyond 2-year mark


  • CEGEP diploma or an undergraduate degree in a related discipline, e.g. gerontology, social services, non-profit management, office management, etc.
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English and French.
  • Must be highly organized, able to prioritize and multitask; able to work independently; creative and resourceful  
  • Experience working with volunteers, seniors and/or marginalized groups an asset.
  • Must be located in Montreal and available to work in person as needed.
  • Driver’s license mandatory.

The contract is for 18-months, starting as soon as possible, at $21.00/hour for 15 hours/week (approximately 75% of hours in-person); includes 5 weeks paid vacation, plus personal days and flex time.

 How to apply: Please forward a short (<1 page) cover letter and your resume to the attention of Kaitlin Fahey, by email at: [email protected]. We will accept and respond to applications and schedule interviews on a rolling basis – do not hesitate to apply! Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

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