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Job Number:  45410
Program Coordinator
Job Posted: Tuesday, 12 June 2018
Closing Date: Wednesday, 20 June 2018
(4 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.

 

Program Coordinator:

 

Working with the management team assist in the coordination and creative development of our annual One Wave Gathering, and other educational programs;

 

Activities include:

  • Assisting in the creative development and coordination of our annual One Wave Gathering, an international Indigenous arts festival;
  • Assisting in the development of PPP advocacy and program initiatives, including initiatives focused specifically on climate action and gender equity;
  • Supporting management in coordinating special events/projects;
  • Assisting in the creative development and distribution of educational resources, including a periodical, newsletters, podcasts and film;
  • Working as part of a team to facilitate educational, engaging and fun opportunities for target audiences to engage more deeply with organization, including lunches, socials, talks/panels, etc.;
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with Indigenous partners, the Pacific Islander diaspora, international partners, environmental NGOs and cultural organizations;
  • Providing support to the overall team as needed.

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:

  • Coordinating educational cultural events and programs;
  • Supervising volunteers;
  • Working with youth, community and Indigenous and environmental partners;
  • Marketing assistance & support with communications and data;
  • Support with writing proposals, press releases and articles;
  • Responding to phone, email and other queries;

  

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 

 

We regret that we can only respond to qualified shortlisted candidates but thank all respondents for your interest.

 

 

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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