We’re hiring!

We’re looking to fill two part-time student positions at McGill to assist with the Pinay Power II conference planning. Preferred candidates would have Work Study status.

Both positions pay $15 an hour, with up to 10 hours per week.

PROGRAM ASSISTANT

Duties: Assist with the planning of the Pinay Power II outreach activities and conference, scheduled for March-April 2019. Communicate with invited guest speakers and performers about requirements and travel specifics. Coordinate and manage room bookings, travel and accommodation requests with McGill and IGSF staff and external partners. Help maintain budget/spending documentation. Organize tasks and roles for volunteers. Coordinate activities and deadlines with communication and outreach coordinator and larger project team. Support communication and outreach activities as needed. Participate in weekly online or in-person meetings with project team. Must be available to attend some of the outreach /conference activities.

Skills: Written and oral proficiency in English and Tagalog preferred. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Attention to detail. Ability to manage time and work on deadlines.

For more information or to apply, please view Position WS18101

COMMUNICATION ASSISTANT

Duties: Assist with the promotions and documentation of the Pinay Power II outreach activities and conference, scheduled for March – April 2019. Produce print and digital promotional materials for public-facing events (including posters). Create and manage online registration for conference and events. Coordinate event planning communications with special project coordinator and larger team. Manage creative documentation of conference activities. Recruit volunteers. Organize volunteer communications. Support conference logistics and planning tasks as needed. Participate in weekly online or in-person meetings with project team. Must be available to attend some of the outreach / conference activities.

Skills: Written and oral proficiency in English and Tagalog preferred. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Strong skills in graphic design, social media, photography and/or videography. Attention to detail. Ability to manage time and work on deadlines.

For more information or to apply, please view Position WS18102

Contact: Monica Batac, monica.batac [@] mail.mcgill.ca

Gearing up for Pinay Power II!

A belated Happy New Year, fellow fierce Pinays/Pinxys!!

We received a large number of abstracts and are excited about the proposed individual papers, panels, workshops, and performances / exhibits. We are currently reviewing all proposals and will notify individuals about the status of their submissions by February 1, 2019.

Just last week, we received good news that our grant application for this conference was successful; we look forward to sharing several announcements about confirmed keynote panels and workshops very soon!

Do check back regularly as conference information (registration, accommodation, finalized program) will be posted in the upcoming weeks.

If you require additional documentation (letters of invitation) to secure travel visas or funding from your institutions, please do contact us at info@submissions.ca

Maraming salamat for your patience.

  • Melinda and Monica c/o the Pinay Power II planning team