Peace Program Coordinator

Position: Peace Program Coordinator

Employer: Canadian Friends Service Committee (Quakers)

Location: Toronto

Deadline: October 25, 2022

Employment Type: Employment

Position Level: Senior

Salary Range: starting at $53,000—$59,000 FTE (Full Time Equivalent) based on qualifications. The compensation for this position will be half of the FTE.

Closing Date: October 25, 2022

Full Description

Brief Description:

The Peace Program Coordinator is a part-time position (17.5 work hours/week) with the possibility of being expanded based on the work plan developed by the Coordinator and the Peace Program Committee and results achieved from the work.

Consideration will be given to all qualified applicants regardless of their location in Canada; however, preference will be given to those able to commute to the CFSC office in Toronto.

The Peace Program Coordinator is responsible for developing, adapting and implementing effective peace programming, one of the three core program areas of CFSC. This is a dynamic position requiring someone who is respectful to others and highly motivated to work both independently and with a small team that includes volunteers.

The Coordinator must be a self-starter excited about working with our existing strategic plan and logic model as well as identifying opportunities to expand our work and impact. The Peace Coordinator will also work collaboratively with our existing staff team.

The ideal candidate will have:

A background in peace and conflict with solid knowledge of peace policy,
Strong experience engaging with civil servants, politicians, and others around peace and/or social justice issues,
Experience with public outreach or organizing on peace and social justice concerns,
Experience working for small (under 10 staff) businesses or nonprofits that require adaptability,
Proven leadership, creative and flexible on-the-job problem-solving skills, good computer skills, and strong communication skills,
Ability to working collaboratively online with a committee dispersed in communities across Canada,
Ability to manage a budget, and
Desirable: experience and interest in working intergenerationally.

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