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Job Number:  38013
Youth Ambassador
Job Posted: Monday, 11 September 2017
Closing Date: Thursday, 21 September 2017
(62 days ago)
Development and peace
Region: Ottawa area Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Ottawa Salary: (not entered)

TITLE:                                    Youth Ambassador

STATUS:                                Part-time Temporary Position (325 hours spread over 30 weeks)

CATEGORY:                          Student – 15 $/hour

PLACE OF WORK:                Ottawa, Ontario

                                              

STARTING DATE:                 September 27th, 2017

 

END DATE:                            April 13th, 2018

REFERENCE NUMBER:        SPC-JA-09-17

TO APPLY:                            Send a resume and cover letter to:

OUR WEBSITE:                     www.devp.org

 

We encourage people from minority groups to apply

Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered for this position

 

 

The organization

 

Development and Peace is one of the leading Canadian international development NGOs and the official international solidarity organization of the Canadian Catholic Church. With annual revenues ranging between $20 million and $30 million, the organization supports local partners located in several countries of the Global South. With a network of members across Canada, Development and Peace raises the awareness of Canadians about the causes of worldwide poverty and injustice and mobilizes Canadians around actions for change.

 

Responsibilities

 

 

Reporting to the Director — Public Awareness and Engagement of the In-Canada Programs Department and under the coordination of the animator for his or her region, the Youth Ambassador is a student or recent graduate hired as part of the regional youth outreach and engagement program, that is intended to introduce young people to international solidarity while expanding the organization's influence among a greater number of young people across the country.

 

 

Requirements

 

  • Ongoing studies in the context of a relevant study program offered by a recognized educational institution;

         OR

  • Successful completion within the past year of a relevant study program offered by a recognized educational institution.
  • Proficiency in the language covered by the region, namely French or English
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Dropbox
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative, including InDesign, and Microsoft Publisher (an asset)
  • Mastery of social media and online communication tools (an asset)
  • Experience delivering presentations (e.g., in schools, colleges, universities, parishes, etc.)
  • Experience working with children, adolescents and young adults
  • Experience working in public awareness-raising, advocacy and fundraising
  • Experience with Development and Peace campaigns, for example, the THINKfast program (an asset)
  • Awareness of international development issues
  • Familiarity with the Catholic Church's commitment to social justice and international development
  • Available to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Available to travel occasionally in Canada

 

 

Working conditions

 

  • Salary and benefits according to Collective agreement.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
TO APPLY: Send a resume and cover letter to:

OUR WEBSITE: www.devp.org

We encourage people from minority groups to apply

Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered for this position
Contact Details:
Development and peace
1425, René-Lévesque bld. West, 3rd Floor
Montréal, QC, H3G 1T7

Tel: (514) 257-8711
E-mail:
www:   www.devp.org


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