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Job Number:  35862
Leadership Facilitator and Motivational Speaker
Job Posted: Tuesday, 20 June 2017
Closing Date: Sunday, 20 August 2017
(34 days ago)
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Full time
Location: Toronto Salary: (not entered)

WE is a movement that brings people together and gives them the tools to change the world. Our vision is to shift the world from “me” to “we.” Our mission is to empower all people to change the world, locally and globally, achieving transformative outcomes for themselves and others.
WE Leadership seeks a dynamic individual to empower thousands of youth with positive messages of social justice and action. The role will deliver our signature WE leadership programs. WE Leadership use a youth-centered approach to character education, service learning and fostering global citizenship. This will require candidates to have a deep understanding and broad knowledge about experiential learning, world issues and skills development. Candidates should have experience working in and collaborating with communities and school groups and possess the skills to act in both administrative and frontline roles.
This individual must be passionate and committed to the core beliefs of the organization—the WE.org Philosophy.
The position is based out of WE’s office in Toronto.
Your Impacts:
Public Speaking and Facilitation:

  • Ability to research, write and deliver speeches and presentations focused on social justice issues (local and global) and themes of youth empowerment and leadership.
  • Candidates must be dynamic, engaging speakers and facilitators with the ability to interact effectively with a variety of people from different backgrounds and ages.
  • Ability to plan, create and deliver leadership and social justice focused workshops, where participants learn through experiential education techniques.
  • Developing and delivering a wide-variety of dynamic programming with 15-30 people for 2-8+ hours.

Engagement Skills:

  • Ability to build an understanding of the different WE products and experiences and engage youth and adult stakeholders in these opportunities.
  • Preparing, distributing and explaining materials (promotional, program, youth resources, and other) as well as build rapport with youth and educators and a variety of other stakeholders.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with youth, educators and parents using organizational CRM tools and constant contact follow-up

Administrative Skills:

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple responsibilities within tight deadlines
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with youth, educators and parents using organizational CRM tools and constant contact follow-up
  • Ability to collect and capture reporting requirements on programming impacts for WE and stakeholders
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in accordance with WE’s safety policies and trip SOP while leading groups of 30 youth on international service trips overseas

Positive, flexible and enthusiastic:

  • Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced and challenging work environment while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Exercises good judgment when working with youth and is a positive role model for young people

What you bring:

  • Past experience working in youth programming such as: summer camp, afterschool programs, coaching sports, tutoring and/or teaching, involvement with post-secondary education student government, clubs, teams etc.
  • Experience with monitoring and evaluation procedures to measure program’s impact
  • Educated on all WE youth programming opportunities, ability to engage youth, educators and parents in more WE opportunities
  • A passionate interest in social justice issues and the motivation to continue their interests in learning more about social justice issues.
  • Highly adaptable and flexible candidates are who are okay with schedules changing, working with multiple people to deliver quality programming


  • Working knowledge of two or more languages
  • Writing, playing and/or performing music, art, drama, spoken word etc.
  • Travel experience, willingness to travel, valid passport
  • Valid G class Driver’s license

What makes us unique…

Social entrepreneurs Marc Kielburger and Craig Kielburger co-founded WE and WE Charity (formerly Free The Children) 20 years ago and have grown it into a family of organizations, including WE Day and ME to WE. WE Charity was among the first organizations in Canada to turn philanthropy on its head by creating a legally distinct social enterprise, ME to WE. Through the social enterprise, 50% of the profits support WE Charity, while the rest is reinvested in the social enterprise.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and welcomes all interested parties to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We sincerely thank all those who apply, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
PLEASE APPLY AT: https://www.we.org/about-we-charity/careers/careers-job-postings/?ccmsPage=2&itemid=9484580&cc=apply
Contact Details:
M5A 2L2
Toronto, ON, M5A 2L2
www:   www.we.org/about-we-charity/careers/careers-job-postings/?ccmsPage=2&itemid=9484580

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