Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities

Position(▼) Organization(▼) Location(▼) Level(▼) Type(▼) Details(▼) Deadline(▼)
Marketing Co-ordinator Ottawa Entry Level Internship

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The marketing co-ordinator will develop and implement a marketing strategy under the supervision of the Executive Director and will work closely with the communications specialist to develop appropriate content for use with social media. Digital skills will be further developed during implementation of the marketing strategy through the use of our website, facebook, instagram, youtube and other outreach channels.

05/20/2022
Communications Specialist Ottawa/Gatineau Entry Level Employment

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Ontario based World Accord – International Development Agency supports sustainable long-term development overseas by partnering with local organizations to promote equitable, locally-led responses to poverty and injustice.
Overall, the Communications Specialist advances World Accord’s mandate, programs and services with stakeholders through a variety of stakeholder communications requiring collaboration with WA team.
S/he/they is responsible for aiding in the development and implementation of internal and external communication strategies and plans that support strategic projects; assisting with writing stories of our NGO and partners, providing communications support as well as training to staff.
In addition, the incumbent is responsible for producing high quality photos and promotional materials, assisting with social media alongside the Marketing Coordinator, conducting communications research and analyzing data.

Qualifications:
Education & Experience:
Post-secondary education in Journalism, Public Relations, Media Communications, or a related field or currently enrolled in post-secondary education preferrable.
Training or certification in social media, photography, videography, and project management considered an asset.
Languages: English. French: strong asset

Skills Required:
Communication strategies and plans
• Communication tools such as writing stories of our NGO and partners, using social media
• Communication trends ·
• Photography
• Video production (an asset)
• Specialized knowledge of a variety of computer programs; social media platforms; and other related tools including Adobe suite of products, MailChimp, Hootsuite, Canva, and video editing platforms

Competencies:
• Strong written and oral communication skills ·
• Effective research skills
• Self-starter with ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Understanding of marketing strategies, including social media marketing
• Experience working on small projects with various groups of people

Brief list of duties:
• developing stories, releases
• managing/monitoring social and traditional media and identifying opportunities for engagement, trends or other issues that are of significance to the organization
• providing support to WA team and partners

Develops and coordinates World Accord communication strategies and processes using written, social media, video and communications by:
• preparing system and messages
• preparing special communications for governments at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels
• assisting staff with communication needs as required
• creating/editing videos to support communications objectives

Provides professional development and training by:
• providing communications support for WA website
• training support to staff
• providing training of staff in the appropriate use of social media, website, and video

Mentoring provided by: Program Manager

05/20/2022
Communications Intern (paid) Ottawa, ON Entry Level Internship

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Join our dedicated team of staff and volunteers and help put an end to extreme poverty. Results Canada is recruiting a paid Communications Intern to work with our Ottawa-based team. This is a 3 to 4-month, full-time position.

05/21/2022
Youth Advisory Council Virtual Entry Level Volunteer

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The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada (JGI) is seeking volunteers to join our Youth Advisory Council (YAC). This is an exciting opportunity for a young leader who aspires to make a positive difference for people, animals, and the environment by joining a globally recognized organization in conservation and youth engagement. The Council brings together a group of committed youth to help shape the programmatic direction of JGI’s Roots & Shoots (R&S) program. As a member of the Council, you will ensure the perspectives of youth are at the core of our R&S activities. The YAC will serve to amplify youth voices from coast to coast, with a focus on biodiversity loss, climate change, environmental inequity, and Indigenous perspectives. Council members will develop their leadership skills while connecting with like-minded young people across Canada who are passionate about protecting our planet and creating a better world for all.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT:

● Possibility to travel within Canada to Council Summits to meet fellow members and engage in experiential learning (COVID dependent);
● Opportunity to lead council-wide initiatives that are self-governed amongst members and supported professionally and financially by JGI Canada staff;
● Provide strategic guidance and a youth voice to our program development through collaboration with JGI Canada staff and representation at Roots & Shoots board committee meetings;
● Collaborate with some of Canada’s leading youth who are actively working towards sustainability, climate justice, and reconciliation.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
**All activities will be modified using virtual tools and online resources to respect the latest recommendations from Federal, Provincial, and Municipal governments for safety precautions in response to COVID-19.
● Promote R&S through outreach to schools and communities
● Represent R&S at public engagement events as appropriate
● Review the annual APE Fund (Animals, People, Environment) proposals from across Canada
● Develop ideas for campaigns and resources related to biodiversity loss, climate change, environmental inequity, and Indigenous perspectives
● Provide feedback to JGI Canada on development of programs, policies, and projects
● Attend online meetings (average once a month)
● Attend sub-committee meetings (as needed)
● Participate in capacity building and professional development workshops organized by JGI Canada
● Amplify voices of R&S youth through networking and engaging in youth-related provincial and national platforms
ELIGIBILITY:
● Between the ages of 18-25
● Able to commit to 5-10 hours per month for the 12-month term
o If interested in a executive role expect to commit additional hours
● Passionate about sustainability issues, especially biodiversity loss, climate change, environmental inequity and Indigenous perspectives
● Interested in traveling within Canada (not mandatory)
o COVID-19 regulations considered – all travel costs covered by JGI Canada
● Strong communication and ability to present information in an engaging way
● Demonstrated leadership experience
JGI Canada is committed to equity, inclusivity, and meaningful youth engagement. We encourage BIPOC, 2SLGBTQ+, and youth from underserved communities to apply.
To Apply, submit a letter of interest and resume to lauren@janegoodall.ca with “Youth Advisory Council” in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Application deadline: May 22nd, 2022

05/23/2022
Anti-Oppression and Anti-Racism Organizational Policy and Learning Consultant(s) Ontario (working virtually) Mid Level Employment

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The Ontario Council for International Cooperation (OCIC) invites proposals from a qualified consultant or consultants to help strengthen our efforts to bring an anti-oppression and anti-racism lens to all of our work. Please note that applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Context:

OCIC is an expanding community of Ontarians working for global social justice, human dignity and participation for all. We have been in operation since 1988 and currently serve a network of more than 100 organizations, networks, institutions and individuals engaged in international cooperation, global social justice and solidarity efforts.

We work strategically to:

– Strengthen capacity, supporting our members in being leaders of good development, adapting to change, and developing innovative solutions to global poverty challenges;
– Increase multi-sectoral dialogue, bringing together sectoral leaders and practitioners, issue-specific experts, advocates, academics, funders and private sector actors to better understand and leverage perspectives, expertise and resources; and
– Influence and inspire, providing communications platforms to amplify the voice of our members, and to influence and inspire key decision makers and the public.

In our current programs, OCIC facilitates and engages our members and other Ontario-based stakeholders to develop capacity to deliver innovative, inclusive programming that advances gender equality in support of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy (FIAP) action areas and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

We are a signatory to the Anti-Racism Framework for Canada’s International Cooperation Sector (ARC), which was developed and launched in 2021 by an independent advisory group convened by Cooperation Canada, and includes a baseline assessment of civil society organizations (CSOs) in the international cooperation sector in Canada. The Framework outlines Canada’s international cooperation sector commitment to addressing systemic racism, and is a starting point to inform its approach to anti-racism in a collective and proactive way that leaves room for collaboration, knowledge sharing and continuous learning.

OCIC has a core staff of 6 employees, 12 board members, and a number of lead and occasional volunteers and periodic interns. We have approximately 43 organizational members, 10 network/institutional members and 59 individual members, at this time. For more detailed information on our vision, mission, mandate, theory of change, strategic directions and organizational policies, please visit the About Us page of our website.

Scope of Work:

We are seeking support of a qualified consultant or consultants to:

– work with OCIC ‘s Governance and Personnel Committees to review and finalise our recently revised Anti-Oppression and Anti-Racism Policy;
– update OCIC’s monitoring and evaluation framework with the Policy in mind and provide recommendations for its implementation, with reference to our ARC commitments and standards of good practice for non-profit organizations; and
– help identify opportunities and resources for capacity building of internal and external stakeholders.

Project Budget and Tentative Timeline

The budget for this assignment is $3,500 – $4,000 CAD, inclusive of all applicable costs and/or fees. The tentative timeline is:
May 24 – Deadline for proposal submissions
May 25-30 – Applicant Screening
June 2-3 – Interviews with Select Applicant(s)
June 13-20 – Selected Consultant(s) reviews Draft Anti-Oppression and Anti-Racism Policy and shares feedback with OCIC management and Committees
June 21-July 13 – Consultant(s) updates M&E framework and provides recommendations for implementation
July 18-26 – Consultant(s) integrates OCIC feedback and helps identify opportunities and resources for capacity building

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate(s) will have:

– nuanced understanding of anti-oppression and anti-racism concepts and practise;
– recent, relevant experience working to support organizational policy development, and to build organizational capacity in anti-oppression and anti-racism in small and medium-sized non-profit organizations (SMOs);
– experience with organizational policy implementation, and with developing monitoring, evaluation and learning guidance frameworks that are actionable and appropriate for SMOs;
– excellent interpersonal, communication, facilitation and writing skills;
– experience in and/or knowledge of the international cooperation sector, global social justice and solidarity efforts;
– familiarity with ARC (desired).

Working Remotely

OCIC staff and key stakeholders in this assignment are currently working remotely from home. The successful consultant(s) must have access to a computer and high-speed internet connection, and must be able to work virtually with us.

Proposal Requirements and Evaluation Criteria

Please provide a proposal of no more than 6 pages, sharing:
– your experience and qualifications for this assignment, including working with other non-profit and/or charitable organizations seeking similar support, and samples of or links to previous policies and/or recommendations developed;
– an outline of how you propose to provide the services requested, including your approach/methodology, outputs, and tentative work plan; a proposed budget, including estimated number of hours and hourly rate; and
– names and complete contact information for three relevant professional references.

Proposals will be evaluated based on recent and relevant experience and qualifications, approach/methodology, capacity to deliver, availability during the timeline noted, and references.

To apply

Please complete OCIC’s application form and attach your proposal and CV by no later than 5:00 pm ET, May 25, 2022.

OCIC is committed to anti-racism, anti-oppression and the prevention of sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. All OCIC staff, Board, volunteers, members, partners, funders, contracted parties and representatives engaged or working with or for OCIC to provide services on behalf of the Council are required to comply fully with our Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment Policy and Code of Conduct.

As an equity seeking organization, OCIC encourages applications from individuals that represent the full diversity of communities in Canada, including complexities of intersecting identities such as ability, age, class, gender, race and sexual orientation.

Please contact info@ocic.on.ca if you require any accommodations during the application process.

05/25/2022
Gestionnaire des expositions Ottawa Mid Level Employment

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En tant que gestionnaire des expositions, vous dirigez la gestion de projet, la planification, le développement et l’exécution d’expositions temporaires, itinérantes, numériques et permanentes. Dans le cadre d’un portefeuille plus large d’engagement du public, ces expositions chercheront à sensibiliser et à intéresser davantage le public canadien aux enjeux mondiaux liés à l’éducation, la santé, la durabilité environnementale et l’égalité entre les genres, ainsi qu’au rôle du Canada dans un monde plus pacifique et plus prospère pour tous.
Ce poste requiert une personne créative et autonome qui possède de l’expérience en gestion de budgets et en supervision de la réussite de projets simultanés. La personne retenue travaillera en étroite collaboration avec ses collègues de la Fondation et d’autres parties prenantes afin de garantir le respect des normes en matière de contenu, de fonctionnement et de muséologie.

05/27/2022
Gestionnaire, Éducation et engagement des jeunes Ottawa Mid Level Employment

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En tant que gestionnaire de l’éducation et de l’engagement des jeunes, vous êtes principalement responsable de l’élaboration et de la mise en œuvre d’un nouveau programme national d’une valeur de plusieurs millions de dollars qui fera participer les jeunes et les éducateurs aux enjeux de développement mondial. Vous donnerez également des conseils sur le portefeuille croissant de travaux d’engagement du public canadien de la Fondation, en mettant l’accent sur les jeunes, les éducateurs et les jeunes professionnels. L’objectif de ce poste est de sensibiliser et d’intéresser la jeunesse canadienne aux enjeux mondiaux tels que l’éducation, la santé, la durabilité environnementale et l’égalité entre les genres, ainsi qu’au rôle du Canada dans un monde plus pacifique et prospère pour tous.

05/27/2022
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Lead Toronto Mid Level Employment

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Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Lead will provide support and oversight for 3 Knowledge and Learning Managers (KLMs) in each country to drive HerStart’s data collection and learning agenda. The MEL Lead will monitor the overall success of the project and provide effective support to teams and partners on monitoring, evaluation, and learning. Working in collaboration with Salanga and the KLMs, the MEL Lead will oversee the implementation of strategic, creative and participatory solutions for learning, reporting and sharing with internal and with external stakeholders.

05/30/2022
Senior Project Manager Toronto Senior Employment

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Reporting to the Executive Director, the Senior Project Manager will manage and coordinate the YCI HerStart: Innovate the Future project. This includes facilitating the management and coordination of staff teams and sub-contractors, providing oversight to knowledge, learning and evaluation, furthering gender equality and gender mainstreaming efforts, providing technical support to multiple program streams with a focus on youth livelihoods and women’s economic empowerment, providing management support and coordination with YCI’s teams to deliver exceptional results, establishing and maintaining positive, collaborative and productive relationships with all staff teams, as well as funding and project partners. The Senior Project Manager will be a key member of the YCI management team, with the goal to increase collaboration, creativity, quality, efficiency, and the long-term impact of our programs.

05/30/2022
Communication and Information Assistant Burlington, Ontario Mid Level Employment

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PURPOSE
To support the International Disaster Response (IDR) program communication needs by producing professional (brand/organization aligned) visuals, high quality beneficiary stories, case studies, presentations, videos and general content for print, the website and social media.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Create written and visual content for internal and external use. This may include SitReps, Infographics, beneficiary stories, case studies, presentations, video snippets
and general content for use by World Renew and partners on websites and social media.
2. Work with the IDR team to develop and carry out an annual communications plan that aligns to needs and strategies of the organization.
3. Work with IDR colleagues on ensuring project specific communication plans are carried out for general publication, reporting to funders and to share with network
partners. .
4. Join operational calls and team meetings to gather information for written content and support project staff in various aspects of written communication
5. Work collaboratively with World Renew’s CORE team to ensure IDR themes and priorities are communicated to the constituents in a focused and deliberate manner.
6. Work with CORE ( MarComm team) to ensure branding guidelines are followed
7. Network with CORE (MarComm team) to ensure that IDR program news is being updated regularly on the website and social media
8. Coordinate with network and alliance partners (CFGB, ACT Alliance and Integral Alliance) on communications related to IDR programs
9. Source content for CFGB public relations materials as required
10. Participate in CFGB Public Engagement and Resource Working Group conference calls and meetings
11. Meeting the constituency communication objectives of IDR’s annual strategic plan by working closely with CORE for CFGB-related communications (Fall newsletter,
CFGB Sunday, Growing Projects) and IDR content in the annual World Renew Report
12. Liaise with gift processing, constituency relations and marketing teams on IDR’s funding priorities and updated project information
13. Some travel may be required
14. Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY
None. May be asked to coordinate with vendors or service providers.

QUALIFICATIONS
1. Proficient in MS Office Suite, Google Docs, Adobe Creative Suite especially Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, in order to support effective communications.
2. Strong written and oral communication skills with an understanding of communication norms in the field of international disaster response work
3. Understanding of how to present data in a visual format to make it accessible for the intended audience
4. Strong editing skills and the ability to apply it to material initiated by others in order to create a polished publishable beneficiary story or article
5. Ability and willingness to be flexible with work schedule and workload according to the demands of the work of the team
6. Demonstrated commitment to contribute to and promote a work environment that values diversity, inclusion and equity
7. Committed to working towards gender equality, equity and justice in all aspects of our programming, plans, policies and organizational structure
8. Task oriented skills – demonstrate autonomy, initiative, creativity, and resilience to finish tasks by deadlines
9. Excellent organization skills – demonstrate self-starting, planning and implementation skills, as well as an ability to successfully multitask and prioritize
10. Critical thinking skills – ability to analyze a situation to determine needs, brainstorm possibilities and/or create opportunities, problem solve and/or generate solutions,
develop recommendations, research relevant information to determine current best practice in communications
11. Knowledge of communication and media networks/channels used in the humanitarian industry
12. Membership in a Christian church and agreement with the doctrine of the CRC signified by signing a covenant statement, committed to Christ with a compassionate
heart and a servant attitude
13. Familiarity with the CRC is an asset

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Must be proficient in English (both written and oral)
Spanish or French would be an asset.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
1. A bachelor’s degree with strong writing skills is required. A degree in communications, English, journalism or a related field is preferred
2. Coursework or direct experience in print and digital media is an asset.
3. At least 2 years of humanitarian work experience with an NGO, including information management in the first phase of a major emergency response relevant to the cluster. Work experience outside the humanitarian sector which is relevant to this post may be considered as a replacement for humanitarian experience.
4. Communication work experience in a team environment is required.

SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION
Please submit a resume, cover letter and a portfolio containing samples of your writing, social media posts, and graphic designs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. The incumbent, in this position, may need to travel at least twice a year in North America to attend meetings and possibly once a year internationally.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The incumbent, in this position, will travel at least twice a year in North America to attend meetings and possibly once a year internationally.

06/07/2022
Volunteer advocate Ontario Entry Level Volunteer

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Results is an advocacy nonprofit that believes in mobilizing everyday people (our volunteers) to generate the political will to end extreme poverty in low-and middle-income countries. We focus our work on global health, access to quality education and economic opportunities.

We direct our energy and efforts at government decision makers like party leaders, Members of Parliament and senators because they have the power to improve policies and make the monetary investments needed to end extreme poverty. We also raise awareness by writing letters to the editor (LTEs) and op-eds, using social media, fundraising and more.

Oftentimes the first step is putting these issues on the radar — and keeping the pressure on. It might seem like a small step, but it all adds up into impact.
commitment: 1 year minimum, 1-2 hours per week on average

support structure: Volunteers (virtually) meet in local groups on a monthly basis and rely on their group leader(s) for guidance. Attending other virtual calls and webinars led by Results staff is recommended.

If you’re ready to learn about advocacy, causes and solutions to extreme poverty and committed to taking action every month, join us!

Go to https://bit.ly/ResultsCanadaJoinUs and click on “sign up to volunteer” to get started.

FRANÇAIS

Nous sommes un organisme de plaidoyer qui mobilise les gens du quotidien (nos bénévoles) pour générer la volonté politique pour mettre fin à l’extrême pauvreté dans les pays à faible et moyen revenu. Nous concentrons notre travail sur la santé mondiale, l’accès à une éducation de qualité et l’inclusion économique.

Nous concentrons notre énergie et nos efforts à mobiliser les décideurs et décideuses politiques comme les chef.fe.s de partis, député.es, sénateurs et sénatrices, car ils et elles détiennent le pouvoir d’améliorer les politiques et de faire les investissements requis pour éradiquer l’extrême pauvreté. Nous faisons aussi de la sensibilisation en écrivant des lettres ouvertes aux journaux, en utilisant les médias sociaux, en collectant des fonds et bien plus.

Souvent, la première étape est d’attirer l’attention sur ces enjeux et de les faire connaître — et de maintenir la pression. Cela peut sembler être un petit pas, mais les actions s’accumulent et ont ainsi de l’impact.

engagement : 1 an minimum, 1-2 heures par semaine en moyenne

structure de soutien : Les bénévoles se réunissent (virtuellement) en groupes locaux tous les mois et comptent sur leur.s leader.s de groupe pour obtenir des conseils. Il est aussi recommandé d’assister à d’autres appels virtuels et webinaires dirigés par les employées de Résultats.

Vous êtes prêt.e à apprendre ce que signifie faire du plaidoyer, en apprendre plus sur les causes et solutions à l’extrême pauvreté, puis vous vous engagez à passer à l’action à chaque mois? Joignez-vous à nous!

Allez au https://bit.ly/SeJoindreANous et cliquez sur “inscrivez-vous en tant que bénévole”.

12/31/2022
Program Officer (13-Month Contract) Toronto Mid Level Employment

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As our Program Officer (13-month contract), your focus will be upon deepening the impact of TF’s Comprehensive Cleft Care (CCC) partnership work within our existing network in Asia and Africa, and supporting the Program Team in nurturing our global collaborations.

You will be based in Toronto with flexibility for regular work from home days.

Practically speaking, your anticipated tasks will include:

– Managing relationships with TF’s partners in Ethiopia and India
– Documenting strengths and areas for growth in partner financial and narrative project reports and providing coaching as required
– Guiding partners through the process of renewing multi-year project funding contracts
– Contributing to grant reporting responsibilities
– Supporting global initiatives including the Circle of Cleft Professionals and Solutions for Comprehensive Cleft Care 2022 conference and follow-up from the CLEFT 2022 conference in Edinburgh, Scotland

For a dedicated Program Officer, this role offers an exciting opportunity to demonstrate project management leadership and to make a meaningful contribution to TF’s strategy during a period of substantial growth.

Interested applicants should complete a Fitzii application (including resume and cover letter) here: https://www.fitzii.com/apply/67072
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a target start date of July 4, 2022.

05/18/2022
Exhibitions Manager Ottawa Mid Level Employment

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Exhibitions Manager, you are responsible for leading the project management, planning, development, and execution of temporary, touring, digital and permanent exhibitions. As part of a broader public engagement portfolio, these exhibitions will seek to increase awareness and interest among Canadians of global issues such as education, health, environmental sustainability and gender equality and Canada’s role in a more peaceful and prosperous world for all.
This role requires a creative and self-starting individual with experience managing budgets and overseeing the success of simultaneous projects. The successful candidate would work in close collaboration with AKFC colleagues and other stakeholders to ensure adherence of content, operational, and museological standards.

05/27/2022
Manager, Education and Youth Engagement Ottawa, Ontario Mid Level Employment

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As Manager, Education and Youth Engagement, you are primarily responsible for the development and implementation of a new multi-million-dollar, national program that will engage youth and educators on global development issues. You will also advise on AKFC’s growing portfolio of Canadian public engagement work, with a particular focus on youth, educators and young professionals. The goal of this role is to increase awareness and interest among young Canadians of global issues such as education, health, environmental sustainability, and gender equality and Canada’s role in a more peaceful and prosperous world for all.

05/27/2022
Head of Operations Toronto, Ontario Senior Employment

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ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW:
Rainbow Railroad stands at the forefront of the global movement to advance and protect the human rights of LGBTQI+ people wherever they are in the world. With a focus on helping those most vulnerable find safety from persecution and violence, Rainbow Railroad is internationally recognized for its work in providing support and resettlement assistance to individuals in some of the most virulently anti-LGBTQI+ locations in the world.

REPORTING:
Reports to the Executive Director. Manages two direct reports, a Director of Finance and a Director of H.R. & Administration. Supervises a team of six (when fully staffed).

OPPORTUNITY:
The Head of Operations (HOO) is a newly created position at Rainbow Railroad, reflecting the extraordinary growth the organization has experienced in recent years and the importance of expanding its senior leadership capacity and strengthening the systems, structures, and strategies that ensure operational excellence. The new HOO will join a dynamic, high-growth organization and an innovative global leader in providing life-changing and life-saving direct services.

The HOO will be a member of the senior leadership team with responsibility for continued organizational development across operations, finance, planning and administration, and human capital. They will function as a key strategic and thought partner to Executive Director, Kimahli Powell (he/him) and play a critical role in operationalizing the goals and objectives set out in Rainbow Railroad’s strategic and annual plans.

CANDIDATE PROFILE
A meticulous planner, the HOO manages the strategic planning, annual planning, staffing, and budgeting processes while innovating tools and processes that allow team members to meet and exceed desired results. The HOO will know Rainbow Railroad’s finance, administration, and operational goals inside and out, and will be ready to roll up their sleeves and provide direct assistance wherever needed. Regardless of professional experience, this person will have demonstrated passion for global human rights and will understand and operate with the sense of urgency the work and organization require.

DESIRED SKILLS & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
 Minimum of 10 or more years of leadership experience in a nonprofit organization, government agency, and/or private sector company;
 Professional track record of supporting organizational growth, development, and improvement;
 Exceptional operations, finance, systems development, and people management skills;
 Financial management experience and acumen and ability to make strategic financial decisions, oversee financial reporting, and build/manage budgets;
 Previous experience developing and implementing human resources systems, tools, and protocols;
 Excellent project management and problem-solving skills;
 Knowledge and experience in utilizing organizational development models and assessment tools;
 Demonstrated expertise in organizational design, job analysis/design, creation of staffing models, and development and stewardship of culture change initiatives;
 Understanding of anti-oppression frameworks;
 Previous experience in a startup or high-growth environment strongly preferred;
 Experience working effectively and collaboratively with a volunteer Board of Directors or similar governing body is also desired.
EDUCATION
University degree in business administration, organizational development, human resources, or related discipline – or equivalent combination of lived and professional experience – is required.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
 Personality type that thrives in a fast paced, start-up style environment;
 Self-starter with a bias for action, but also able to work collaboratively with cross functional teams;
 Energy, passion, and exceptional capacity for managing multiple initiatives at once
 Ability to pay keen attention to detail without losing sight of larger objectives;
 Nimbleness and flexibility to pivot, shift gears, and/or re-prioritize seamlessly without losing patience or focus;
 High level of comfort holding individuals and teams accountable to departmental and organizational goals;
 Fair, honest, inclusive, management style and ability to lead team members from a broad range of professional backgrounds and personal identities;
 Problem solver – able to identify bottlenecks and gaps and work towards solutions;
 Cultural competency and humility, including intersectional lens and understanding of marginalized individuals, communities, and populations;
 Professional maturity, diplomacy, and well-developed judgment when dealing with sensitive matters;
 Empathy and ability to nurture and support a team in a sometimes stressful environment.

05/31/2022
Executive Director Burlington, ON Executive Employment

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The next Executive Director of World Renew Canada should be one who brings people together, motivates them to achieve targeted results, and is able to inspire the ongoing support of constituents and partners. Due to the co-directorship with the Executive Director in the US, World Renew Canada is looking for a highly collaborative partner and team player who will help the organization achieve its priorities and desired culture. If you are a culturally competent leader with a passion for global equity, possess exceptional communication skills, and are motivated to serve God and neighbour through highly effective relief and development efforts, we’d love to hear from you!

06/01/2022
Donor Relations Coordinator Toronto, ON Senior Employment

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Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) seeks a highly motivated, dynamic Fundraising Professional to join our small but highly committed team.

The person in this position will report to the Executive Director. The Donor Relations Coordinator will be motivated by a keen interest in social justice and international solidarity. They will provide effective stewardship of existing fundraising strategies with a range of donors, and develop and implement creative and new approaches to support the sustainable operation of the organization and its mandate to support international partners.

The work location is at the CJI’s offices in the Bay/Bloor area of downtown Toronto, with the possibility of some remote work. This position requires some local and national travel and occasional international travel. Ability to travel is a requirement.

06/03/2022
Operations Manager Toronto, ON Senior Employment

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The Operations Manager is a new full-time position at CJI. The person in this position will report to the Executive Director. The Operations Manager will be motivated by a keen interest in social justice and international solidarity. They will provide strong leadership and will work flexibly in a responsive organization with a complex array of relationships and evolving priorities.

The Operations Manager will ensure that all operations and support functions result in high quality and efficient program implementation. This will include overseeing CJI’s general operations, assisting the Executive Director in directing and managing CJI’s staff and contractors, and providing support to the Board of Trustees. The Operations Manager will also assist in coordinating the work of staff responsible for CJI’s Canadian program.

The work location is at the CJI’s offices in the Bay/Bloor area of downtown Toronto, with the possibility of some remote work from Toronto. This position requires some local, national and international travel. Ability to travel is a requirement.

06/03/2022
Conseiller(ère) en mobilisation des fonds et développement Kinshasa, Kinshasa, République démocratique du Congo Mid Level Volunteer

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Emplacement : Kinshasa, RDC

Date de début : Juin 2022

Durée de l’affectation : 12 mois

Exigences linguistiques : Français Niveau 5 – Pleine maîtrise

Ouvert aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents du Canada uniquement.

Rôle du coopérant-volontaire
L’objectif général de cette affectation est d’une part, de répertorier les opportunités de financement (ponctuelles ou récurrentes) auxquelles les organisations partenaires de Cuso peuvent répondre, et d’autre part, d’apporter un appui à la conception de documents de projets / propositions qui pourront être soumis aux bailleurs des fonds potentiels (soumission à la suite d’un appel d’offre ou spontanée).

Le/la cooperant(e)-volontaire devra mener les activités suivantes :
Répertorier les financements possibles pour les organisations partenaires de SHARE en RDC. A savoir des financements :Récurrents (financements annuels, par exemple) ou ponctuels; Nationaux, régionaux et internationaux; Publics ou privés
Appuyer les partenaires de SHARE sélectionnés par le bureau de Cuso en RDC dans le développement d’idées de projets, de notes conceptuelles et de dossiers de soumission que ce soit dans le cadre d’une réponse à un appel à projets ou d’une soumission spontanée

Compétences académiques essentielles :
Diplôme universitaire en développement, sciences sociales, gestion de projets ou toute formation pertinente.

Expérience / Compétences professionnelles essentiels :
Expérience de 2 ans minimum dans la gestion du cycle de projets
Expérience avérée dans la conception et rédaction de projets de développement pour plusieurs bailleurs et donateurs
Expérience dans la recherche d’opportunités de financement en ligne
Expérience dans la budgétisation des projets

À propos de nous et du projet
Cuso International

Cuso International est un organisme de développement international sans but lucratif qui s’est donné pour mission d’éradiquer la pauvreté et les inégalités. Chaque année, nous envoyons sur le terrain des centaines de coopérants-volontaires qualifiés pour qu’ils aident nos partenaires à maximiser leur impact et à renforcer leurs capacités. Nous collaborons avec des gouvernements, des organismes de la société civile, des organisations multilatérales et des entreprises du secteur privé à la création et la prestation de programmes visant l’égalité des sexes, l’autonomisation des femmes et des filles et l’accès à des emplois de qualité pour les jeunes.

Projet – SHARE (partage du savoir-faire canadien pour le développement inclusif et l’égalité des genres)

Cuso International réalisera le projet SHARE (partage du savoir-faire canadien pour le développement inclusif et l’égalité des genres), avec la contribution d’Affaires mondiales Canada (AMC) sur une période de sept ans. SHARE vise à améliorer le mieux-être économique et social des personnes les plus pauvres, les plus marginalisées et les plus vulnérables, en particulier les femmes et les filles dans les pays en développement, avec la mission de contribuer aux objectifs de développement durable (ODD). En plus de renforcer l’engagement des Canadiens pour le développement international et les principaux enjeux mondiaux, ce projet visera à améliorer le rendement des partenaires des pays en vue de promouvoir des initiatives novatrices et un développement environnemental durable plus inclusif qui feront progresser l’égalité des genres en mettant en œuvre les champs d’action pour la Politique d’aide internationale féministe du Canada.

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Avantages
Modalités et conditions
Les modalités et conditions de Cuso International vous permettent de mener un style de vie modeste et sain tout en étant efficace dans le cadre de votre affectation. Le soutient de Cuso International aide à couvrir les frais de subsistance de base d’un coopérant-volontaire mais n’est pas destiné à couvrir les dépenses à domicile (ex. : hypothèque, prêts étudiants, frais scolaires, etc.) ni les articles de luxe dont l’importation de biens provenant d’ailleurs, les voyages personnels internationaux, etc.

Paquet de soutien
Allocation de subsistance mensuelle modeste (le montant varie selon le pays)
Hébergement pendant l’affectation
Billets d’avion aller-retour et frais de visa / permis de travail
Coût des vaccins requis, médicaments antipaludiques et assurance maladie
Programme de formation prédépart et orientation sur le terrain (plus de détails ci-dessous)
Soutien sur le terrain par le biais du bureau national pays de Cuso International
Accès au programme d’aide aux employés durant l’affectation ainsi qu’au retour
Prime : Les coopérants-volontaires qui prolongent pour une durée de 6 mois après avoir complété 12 mois de service auront droit à un billet aller-retour supplémentaire ou à une remise en argent.

Autres exigences
Veuillez noter que si vous êtes présélectionné pour le stage, il vous sera demandé de :
Fournir deux références professionnelles et une référence personnelle
Passer une évaluation orale lors de votre entretien téléphonique préliminaire dans la langue requise pour votre stage
Obtenir un certificat de police à notre demande
Passer un examen médical complet et obtenir le feu vert du conseiller médical de Cuso International avant votre départ.
En raison de la situation du COVID-19, être doublement vacciné conformément aux vaccins approuvés par l’Organisation mondiale de la santé.

Collecte de fonds

Nous demandons à chaque coopérant-volontaire, quelle que soit la durée de l’affectation, d’amasser un montant de 2 000 $. Tous les coopérants-volontaires disposeront du soutien de Cuso International pour atteindre cet objectif. Si un coopérant-volontaire choisit de ne pas amasser de fonds ou est incapable d’atteindre l’objectif de la collecte de fonds, il lui sera possible de faire un don unique ou de devenir un donateur mensuel pour soutenir notre travail.

08/31/2022
Conseiller(ère) en Administration Publique Yaoundé, Région du Centre, Cameroun Mid Level Volunteer

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Emplacement : Yaoundé, Cameroun

Date de début : Juin 2022

Durée de l’affectation : 12 mois

Exigences linguistiques : Français Niveau 5 – Pleine maîtrise

Ouvert aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents du Canada uniquement.

Rôle du coopérant-volontaire
Le Ministère de la Jeunesse et de l’Éducation Civique (MINJEC) a pour mission de promouvoir l’engagement citoyen des jeunes à travers entre autre le volontariat et le service civique. A cet effet, le programme de conseillers municipaux jeunes a été lancé par le ministère, dont le but est de créer des espaces d’échanges, de réflexion et d’action pourtant sur des enjeux locaux. Ce programme vient soutenir la politique de décentralisation impulsée par le Gouvernement du Cameroun.

Le volontaire retenu devra coordonner la mise œuvre efficace des activités du projet, dans la région pilote du Mfoundi, par la formation, le suivi et le mentorat des conseillers municipaux jeunes cibles.
Il devra soutenir l’équipe du MINJEC en charge du programme dans le suivi des apprentissages, la collecte des données et la rédaction de rapports d’activités.

Postulez! Ensemble, faisons une différence.

Le/la cooperant(e)-volontaire devra mener les activités suivantes :
Renforcement de capacité sur les approches, les théories, les enjeux, les dynamiques et les problématiques propres au développement local et régional.
Outils d’analyse d’une situation, la prise de décision et l’évaluation de l’intervention au sein d’une municipalité
Outils d’implémentation d’une initiative de développement local
Mentorat et coaching

Compétences académiques essentielles :
Diplôme universitaire dans l’une des disciplines suivantes :
● Administration Publique et Locale (ENAP ou IRIC)
● Gestion de projets,

Expérience / Compétences professionnelles essentiels :
Pour ce poste, au moins 5 années d’expérience de travail pertinentes sont indispensables dans les fonctions suivantes :
● Conseiller municipal,
● Consultant en administration public

À propos de nous, du projet et du partenaire
Cuso International

Cuso International est un organisme de développement international sans but lucratif qui s’est donné pour mission d’éradiquer la pauvreté et les inégalités. Chaque année, nous envoyons sur le terrain des centaines de coopérants-volontaires qualifiés pour qu’ils aident nos partenaires à maximiser leur impact et à renforcer leurs capacités. Nous collaborons avec des gouvernements, des organismes de la société civile, des organisations multilatérales et des entreprises du secteur privé à la création et la prestation de programmes visant l’égalité des sexes, l’autonomisation des femmes et des filles et l’accès à des emplois de qualité pour les jeunes.

Projet – SHARE (partage du savoir-faire canadien pour le développement inclusif et l’égalité des genres)

Cuso International réalisera le projet SHARE (partage du savoir-faire canadien pour le développement inclusif et l’égalité des genres), avec la contribution d’Affaires mondiales Canada (AMC) sur une période de sept ans. SHARE vise à améliorer le mieux-être économique et social des personnes les plus pauvres, les plus marginalisées et les plus vulnérables, en particulier les femmes et les filles dans les pays en développement, avec la mission de contribuer aux objectifs de développement durable (ODD). En plus de renforcer l’engagement des Canadiens pour le développement international et les principaux enjeux mondiaux, ce projet visera à améliorer le rendement des partenaires des pays en vue de promouvoir des initiatives novatrices et un développement environnemental durable plus inclusif qui feront progresser l’égalité des genres en mettant en œuvre les champs d’action pour la Politique d’aide internationale féministe du Canada.

Partenaire – Ministère de la jeunesse et de l’éducation civique

Le Ministère de la Jeunesse et de l’Education Civique est responsable de l’élaboration et de la mise en oeuvre de la politique du Gouvernement dans le domaine de la jeunesse, de l’éducation civique et de la promotion de l’intégration nationale.

Profil

Avantages
Modalités et conditions
Les modalités et conditions de Cuso International vous permettent de mener un style de vie modeste et sain tout en étant efficace dans le cadre de votre affectation. Le soutient de Cuso International aide à couvrir les frais de subsistance de base d’un coopérant-volontaire mais n’est pas destiné à couvrir les dépenses à domicile (ex. : hypothèque, prêts étudiants, frais scolaires, etc.) ni les articles de luxe dont l’importation de biens provenant d’ailleurs, les voyages personnels internationaux, etc.

Paquet de soutien
Allocation de subsistance mensuelle modeste (le montant varie selon le pays)
Hébergement pendant l’affectation
Billets d’avion aller-retour et frais de visa / permis de travail
Coût des vaccins requis, médicaments antipaludiques et assurance maladie
Programme de formation prédépart et orientation sur le terrain (plus de détails ci-dessous)
Soutien sur le terrain par le biais du bureau national pays de Cuso International
Accès au programme d’aide aux employés durant l’affectation ainsi qu’au retour
Prime : Les coopérants-volontaires qui prolongent pour une durée de 6 mois après avoir complété 12 mois de service auront droit à un billet aller-retour supplémentaire ou à une remise en argent.

Autres exigences
Veuillez noter que si vous êtes présélectionné pour le stage, il vous sera demandé de :
Fournir deux références professionnelles et une référence personnelle
Passer une évaluation orale lors de votre entretien téléphonique préliminaire dans la langue requise pour votre stage
Obtenir un certificat de police à notre demande
Passer un examen médical complet et obtenir le feu vert du conseiller médical de Cuso International avant votre départ.
En raison de la situation du COVID-19, être doublement vacciné conformément aux vaccins approuvés par l’Organisation mondiale de la santé.

Collecte de fonds

Nous demandons à chaque coopérant-volontaire, quelle que soit la durée de l’affectation, d’amasser un montant de 2 000 $. Tous les coopérants-volontaires disposeront du soutien de Cuso International pour atteindre cet objectif. Si un coopérant-volontaire choisit de ne pas amasser de fonds ou est incapable d’atteindre l’objectif de la collecte de fonds, il lui sera possible de faire un don unique ou de devenir un donateur mensuel pour soutenir notre travail.

08/31/2022
Gender Advisor (Spanish Required) Lima, Peru Mid Level Volunteer

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Location: Lima, Peru

Start Date: June 2022

Placement Length: 6 months with the possibility of extension

Language Requirements: Spanish Level 4-Advanced

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada Only

The Volunteer’s Role
If you want to be part of the national effort to promote women’s rights and support the reduction of discrimination affecting women in Peru, this might be the perfect position for you.

As the Gender Advisor, you will support gender mainstreaming and training for the Ombudsman’s office staff. You will also apply your expertise providing technical assistance to the Women’s Affairs Office on knowledge management and dissemination of research findings to public institutions, civil society organizations, and citizens.

In this role, you’ll work and be supported by the Commissioners for Women’s Affairs (Ombudsman Office) This placement is located in the Ombudsman’s office in downtown Lima.

Apply to this position if you are passionate about the defense of women’s rights and you are committed to supporting the advancement of women´s rights and helping them to live a life free of violence and discrimination.

As a volunteer, you will:

Provide technical assistance to strengthen the dissemination of their thematic reports and research findings in the Women’s Affairs Office.
Train staff in gender mainstreaming and gender-based violence.
Provide support for the implementation of the action plan of the gender and interculturality network.
Provide support in the development of communication materials.
Provide support to the Gender and Interculturality Network of the Ombudsman’s Office

Essential Requirements:

University degree in Political Science, Social Sciences (Sociology, Anthropology), Humanities (Social Psychology, Social Work), Law or related field
Specialization on gender issues and/or public institutions

Essential Background:

Knowledge of gender and social development issues in Latin America and fundamental human rights
Experience training diverse audiences
Good communication and interpersonal skills, in order to communicate with stakeholders of different backgrounds
Ability to work under pressure and demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks

What’s in it for YOU? A life-changing experience!

About Us, the Project and the Partner
Cuso International

Cuso International is a not-for-profit development organization that works to eradicate poverty and inequality. Each year, we mobilize hundreds of volunteer professionals to work alongside local partners to maximize their impact through capacity building. We work in partnership with governments, civil society organizations, multilateral agencies and the private sector to develop and deliver programs aimed at advancing gender equality, promoting the empowerment of women and girls, and improving access to and quality of economic opportunities for young people.

Project – Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)

Cuso International will deliver the Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE) project, with a contribution from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) over seven years (2020-2027). SHARE aims to improve the economic and/or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, with a view to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to increasing engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, this project will aim to increase the performance of country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.

Partner – Defensoria del Pueblo (Ombudsman)

The Peruvian Ombudsman’s Office is an independent state institution created by the Constitution of 1993.

Mission: To protect the constitutional and fundamental rights of individuals and the community; to supervise the public administration in the fulfillment of their duties; and to provide public services for citizens.

Vision: To contribute to a complete respect of fundamental rights by public sector entities and enterprises while also providing public services and contributing to the consolidation of an inclusive, equitable and sustainable society.

Requisitos

Prestaciones
Terms and Conditions
Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.

Support Package

Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending on country)
Accommodation while in placement
Return airfare and visa/work permit costs
Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication, and health insurance
Pre-departure training and in-country orientation (more details below)
On the ground support through our Cuso International country program office
Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months

Other Requirements:

Please note that if you are shortlisted for the placement, you will be required to:
Provide two Professional References and one Personal Reference
Complete an oral assessment during your preliminary telephone interview in the language required for your placement
Obtain a Police Check at our request
Complete a full medical exam and be medically cleared by the Cuso International Medical Advisor prior to your departure
Due to the COVID-19 situation, be double vaccinated in accordance with the World Health Organization-approved vaccines.

Fundraising

We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.

08/31/2022
Human Rights Advisor (Spanish Required) Tegucigalpa, Honduras Mid Level Volunteer

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Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Start Date: June 2022

Placement Length: 12 Months

Language Requirements: English Level 3-Intermediate and Spanish Level 4-Advanced

Please submit a Spanish Resume and Statement of Interest

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada Only

The Volunteer’s Role
This placement will help contribute to enhancing the Human Rights accomplishment by the private sector in Honduras through the strengthened of the Human Rights Industrial Committee and other projects related that is being executed by the National Association of Industrials (ANDI by its name in Spanish). As a result of this placement, we are expecting to reach private corporations members of ANDI and increase their (staff and executives) and their employees on regard to Human Rights.

As a volunteer, you will:

Coordinate with the Human Rights and Gender Industrial committees on the creation and execution of an action plan to train on the Human Rights of the executives, staff and employees of ANDI members
Contribute to the facilitation of training and materials
Research and needs assessment
Support actions aimed at promoting and disseminating the activities carried out by the Industrial Human Rights Committee and the companies that are part of it.
Support other HR initiatives executed by ANDI and Cuso International

Essential Requirements:

University degree in social science, international development and/or equivalent experience in a related field.

Essential Background:

Knowledge of issues related to Human Rights
Experience with the private sector
Practical research experience with a variety of stakeholders (CSOs, MSMEs, NGOs, local and national government)
Understanding of inclusive participatory approaches, amongst a variety of stakeholders, including gender-sensitive methods
Demonstrated experience of working in multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary teams

What’s in it for YOU? A life-changing experience!

About Us, the Project and the Partner
Cuso International

Cuso International is a not-for-profit development organization that works to eradicate poverty and inequality. Each year, we mobilize hundreds of volunteer professionals to work alongside local partners to maximize their impact through capacity building. We work in partnership with governments, civil society organizations, multilateral agencies and the private sector to develop and deliver programs aimed at advancing gender equality, promoting the empowerment of women and girls, and improving access to and quality of economic opportunities for young people.

Project – Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)

Cuso International will deliver the Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE) project, with a contribution from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) over seven years (2020-2027). SHARE aims to improve the economic and/or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, with a view to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to increasing engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, this project will aim to increase the performance of country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.

Partner – Asociación Nacional de Industriales

The National Association of Industrialists of Honduras (ANDI) was founded in 1958 in Tegucigalpa thanks to the initiative of a group of entrepreneurs and emerged as a response of the industrial sector to the establishment of unions after the strike of 1954 and during the regime of Ramón Villeda Morales had become very strong.

Requisitos

Prestaciones
Terms and Conditions
Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.

Support Package

Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending on country)
Accommodation while in placement
Return airfare and visa/work permit costs
Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication, and health insurance
Pre-departure training and in-country orientation (more details below)
On the ground support through our Cuso International country program office
Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months

Other Requirements:

Please note that if you are shortlisted for the placement, you will be required to:
Provide two Professional References and one Personal Reference
Complete an oral assessment during your preliminary telephone interview in the language required for your placement
Obtain a Police Check at our request
Complete a full medical exam and be medically cleared by the Cuso International Medical Advisor prior to your departure
Due to the COVID-19 situation, be double vaccinated in accordance with the World Health Organization-approved vaccines.

Fundraising

We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.

08/31/2022
Education Assistants 2022-2023 Various communities in the Northwest Territories, Canada Entry Level Volunteer

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Location: Various communities in the Northwest Territories, Canada

Placement duration: Starting in August 2022 until June 2023

Language Requirements: English

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role
What impact could you have? Have a positive and lasting change in Indigenous communities!

As an Education Assistant, you will provide your knowledge as an educator, share your experiences about the world, inspire students to learn and pursue further education, and encourage students to believe they can become who they aspire to be!

You will help facilitate the e-learning program for students in grades 4-12 where you will connect your classroom to a network of other classrooms in various schools in the Northwest Territories also facilitated by other Education Assistants like yourself. You will work directly with assigned teachers (including the host teacher), participate in activities both inside and outside the classroom, and be engaged with the community through intercultural events throughout the school year.

If you are a self-motivated individual with an interest in teaching, learning about indigenous cultures, and being involved with the community, then this is the placement for you!

As a volunteer, you will:

– Work in the school as a tutor (Math and/or Science is an asset)

– Assist the students during lessons, under the direct supervision of the headteacher

– Monitor the progress of the students and report back to the classroom teachers

– Accompany and supervise students during activities in the school gym, labs, libraries, resource centers and on field trips

– Support fundraising events at the school and community level

– Help in other capacities (including computer instruction, art, music, sports) depending on your skills, training, and hobbies as well as the needs of the school

Essential Requirements:

– Completed university degree or college diploma

– Ability to pass the vulnerable sector police check

– Must be currently located in Canada

Essential Background:

– Experience teaching or presenting material to children and youth, particularly students with special needs.

– Knowledge of Indigenous Peoples in Canada (experience working with Indigenous Peoples is an asset)

– Strong understanding of working with High School age students

– Display an understanding of different learning styles

– Be culturally sensitive and have an openness to learning about different cultures

– Computer literate and knowledgeable of technology

– Previous volunteer or work experience either in Canada or in other countries

– Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

What’s in it for YOU? A life-changing experience!

Each volunteer placement is a unique experience. Read about the impact of previous volunteers in the Northwest Territories: Niroja Thirugnanasampanthar (Fort Providence), Lois Boody (Fort Resolution), Richard Marlow (Fort McPherson), Nathan Burrows (Fort McPherson), Jana Kasparova (Tuktoyaktuk)

About Cuso International and Participating Schools
Cuso International

Cuso International is a not-for-profit development organization that works to eradicate poverty and inequality. Each year, we mobilize hundreds of volunteer professionals to work alongside local partners to maximize their impact through capacity building. We work in partnership with governments, civil society organizations, multilateral agencies and the private sector to develop and deliver programs aimed at advancing gender equality, promoting the empowerment of women and girls, and improving access to and quality of economic opportunities for young people.

Beaufort Delta Education Council

The most northerly school board in the Northwest Territories with all eight communities and nine schools located north of the Arctic Circle, the BDEC serves 1382 students in the region and is responsible for about 200 administrators, teachers and support staff. Cuso International is currently working with the schools in Aklavik, Inuvik, Fort McPherson, Paulatuk and Tuktoyaktuk.

South Slave Divisional Education Council

Responsible for the education of approximately 1300 (JK-12) students in the South Slave region, the Council’s mission is to strive to prepare students to create their futures. Their primary responsibility is to provide for the educational needs of the students of the South Slave region. Cuso International is currently working with the schools in Fort Resolution and Hay River.

Benefits
Terms and Conditions
Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.

Support Package

Modest monthly living allowance
Accommodation while in placement
Airfare to and from placement
Online pre-departure training
Emergency Medical Insurance
On the ground support through our Cuso International office
Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
Support for accompanying partners/dependents is not available for this placement.

Other Requirements

Please note that if you are shortlisted for the placement, you will be required to:

Provide two Professional References and one Personal Reference
Due to the COVID-19 situation, be double vaccinated in accordance with the World Health Organization-approved vaccines.

Fundraising

We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.

08/31/2022