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Founded in 2004, Apathy is Boring is a national, youth-led non-partisan, charitable organization that supports and educates youth to be active and contributing citizens in Canada’s democracy.
The Ottawa RISE Project Coordinator will report to the RISE Programs Manager, East and oversee 40 youth volunteers to create, implement and evaluate a local community project. The Ottawa RISE Project Coordinator will oversee the local hub, lead & facilitate weekly meetings, coordinate volunteer schedules, support youth in co-creating, delivering and evaluating their community project and build relationships with local community organizations.
This role will require someone who is an excellent facilitator, can multi-task in a fast-paced environment, has a strong work ethic, is connected to the community and has a background in building partnerships. The person for this position has to be available to work some evenings and weekends.
Ambassador and Volunteer support (30%)
Work with a group of youth volunteers (Ambassadors and Organizers) between the ages of 18 and 30 years old
Recruit Ambassadors and Organizers, assist in training, co-prepare duties and timelines, and track Ambassador and Volunteer hours
Support Ambassadors and Organizers, to plan, prepare, manage and implement a community project
Prepare and conduct outreach activities
Create and maintain relationships with community partners
Hub Coordination & Facilitation (30%)
Assist in creating a space that is welcoming and accommodating to Ambassadors and Volunteers
Manage files, record systems, office supplies and inventory in line with internal policies and procedures
Keep up to date with other tasks and responsibilities outside of hub meetings
Coordinate logistics for weekly gatherings including food, childcare if needed and community partners to support full participation from youth volunteers
Lead, prepare and facilitate in-person and or virtual weekly meetings
Budget Coordination (20%)
Manage budget for community project
Manage budget for office supplies, program materials, food orders, as well as Ambassador and Organizer supplies
Track and file purchase receipts
Work closely with the Finance team to ensure budget deadlines and procedures are met and implemented
Communications Coordination (20%)
Manage social media accounts (FB, IG)
Work closely with the Communications team to ensure communications deadlines and procedures are met and implemented
Strong knowledge of local youth issues and aware of community needs
Experience with volunteer coordination or management
Well versed in anti-oppressive practices and creating brave spaces
Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
Respectful of youth’s varying needs and lived experiences
Remains calm under pressure and can thoughtfully and efficiently work through problems as they arise
Well developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport
Excellent written and oral English skills
Knowledge of French an asset
Effective communication skills including verbal and written skills
Degree in Social Work, Counselling, Social Sciences or equivalent work experience
Excellent knowledge of computer and spreadsheet/word processing software including G Suite and Microsoft Office Suite
Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment
Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
A wide degree of creativity and latitude
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Contact Details Kell Gerlings, RISE Programs Manager (East-Canada)
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