Peace Program Coordinator

Position: Peace Program Coordinator

Employer: Canadian Friends Service Committee (Quakers)

Location: Toronto

Deadline: July 31, 2023

Employment Type: Employment

Position Level: Senior

Salary Range: $65,000 (FTE)

Closing Date: July 31, 2023

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Brief Description:

Canadian Friends Service Committee (CFSC) is the peace and social justice agency of The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Canada. Quakers won the 1947 Nobel Peace Prize and are internationally recognized for peacebuilding and conflict transformation. CFSC’s work continues this long tradition of transformative and sustainable approaches to human rights, justice, and peace. As people of religious faith, Quakers strive to speak truth to power while speaking to that of the divine in every person.

The Peace Program Coordinator is a part-time position (17.5 work hours/week).

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 Coordinator will also work collaboratively with our existing staff team.

The ideal candidate will have all or most of:

Peace education experience in a formal or informal setting,
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 work collaboratively online with a committee dispersed in communities across Canada,
Experience engaging with civil servants, politicians, and others around peace and/or social justice issues,
A background in peace and conflict with solid knowledge of peace policy, and
Proven ability to manage a budget.

Compensation: for part time (0.5 FTE) position starting at $65,000 FTE (Full Time Equivalent) based on qualifications. The compensation for this position will be half of the FTE.

CFSC welcomes the contributions that individuals from equity deserving communities bring and invites Indigenous people; black and racialized people; women; gay, lesbian, bisexual, and/or queer identified people; transgender and transsexual persons; single parents; newcomers and/or refugees; people with disabilities; and people of all ages to apply.

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