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Job Number:  45408
Development Coordinator
Job Posted: Tuesday, 12 June 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 22 June 2018
(2 days ago)
Pacific Peoples' Partnership
Region: Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Internship - paid
Location: Victoria Salary: (not entered)

Pacific Peoples’ Partnership (PPP) is celebrating 43 years of action.  Based in Victoria, BC, we are Canada’s only non-profit, social justice organization devoted exclusively to working in solidarity with peoples of the South Pacific and with First Nations in Canada to promote their aspirations for peace, justice, environmental sustainability and community development.  Main activities include connecting peoples north-south for knowledge and cultural exchange, capacity building, and public engagement in Canada.   These three positions will support our work overall with a strong focus on supporting the coordination of our annual One Wave event. Learn more at: www.pacificpeoplespartnership.org

 

To be eligible for these positions you must be between the ages of 15 and 30 at the time of intake; have been registered as full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to your studies in the next school year;  be hired over the summer; be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada and be legally entitled to work in Canada (foreign students are not eligible); and must not be in receipt of EI benefits while participating in a Canada Summer Jobs project.

 

POSITION 1 - Development Coordinator

 

Working with the management team to maintain existing and foster new relationships with funders/donors, including by supporting ongoing communications and recognitions plans.


Activities include:

  • Supporting fundraising initiatives/projects, which may include event planning, logistics planning and prize solicitation;
  • Working with the management team to launch a direct ask campaign;
  • Coordinating membership development campaigns, and developing strategies for Canada’s Pacific Islander diaspora to meaningfully engage with the organization’s activities;
  • Supporting in the creation of educational and multimedia content focussed on climate change, gender inequity, and the achievement of sustainable development goals and universal human rights across Pacific communities;
  • Supporting in the development of our 11th Annual One Wave Festival;
  • Working as part of a team to facilitate educational, engaging and fun opportunities for members to become more involved with the organization, including lunches, socials, talks/panels, etc. focused on environmental advocacy, awareness of Indigenous and Pacific Island issues;
  • Assisting in the ongoing development of PPP’s brand and image;
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with Indigenous partners, the Pacific Islander diaspora, international partners, environmental and cultural organizations.

Successful candidates will welcome the opportunity to practice cross-cultural skills while deepening knowledge of South Pacific and First Nations cultures. Experiential assets she/he will ideally possess include:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail;
  • Fundraising experience;
  • Research, writing, and design;
  • Multi-media content creation;
  • Excellent knowledge of IT systems, ability to initiate and make tech needs assessment, troubleshoot, and implement recommended improvements;
  • Excellent information technologies skills, computer knowledge, network, and analytic skills;
  • Knowledge of the contexts in which PPP works;
  • Able to work as both a team member and independently;
  • Experience working in an NGO environment.

 

These positions are ideally suited (but not limited) to students in Communications Studies, First Nations Studies, Indigenous Governance, Environmental Studies, International Relations, Pacific and Asian Studies, Arts, Anthropology and International Communications. 

 

The positions would start on or about July 2, 2018 and are 8 weeks in length at 30 hours per week.  Rate of pay is $12.65 plus MERCS (Mandatory Employee Related Costs).

To apply please send a resume and cover letter confirming that you qualify for the Canada Summer Job Program, and indicate your interest for either position no later than June 20, 2018 via email to: April Ingham, Executive Director  

 

To learn more about PPP visit our website at: www.pacificpeoplespartnership.org 

 

How to Apply:
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Applicants should apply via email by June 20th with Cover letter and resume that indicate the candidate qualifies for the Canada Summer Program: To be eligible for these positions you must be between the ages of 15 and 30 at the time of intake; have been registered as full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to your studies in the next school year; be hired over the summer; be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada and be legally entitled to work in Canada (foreign students are not eligible); and must not be in receipt of EI benefits while participating in a Canada Summer Jobs project.
Contact Details:
April Ingham
Pacific Peoples' Partnership
407-620 View St
Victoria, BC, V8W 1J6

Tel: 250-381-4131
E-mail:
www:   www.pacificpeoplespartnership.org


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