Job Posting 73396

Provincial Coordinator- Newfoundland and Labrador & Nova Scotia
Atlantic Council for International Cooperation
Work From Home, East Coast (St John's area), Central / Halifax area
Remote, must reside in Halifax/Truro NS or St. John's NL
closes in 17 days (Mon, 16 Aug)
part time - term / contract  •  $44,370

Provincial Coordinator- Newfoundland and Labrador & Nova Scotia 

 

Location: The workplace is considered to be remote, but the PC must reside in NS or NL, preferably Halifax/Truro, NS or St. John’s, NL. Travel within NS and NL once COVID restrictions permit is required. 

Submission due: Mon., Aug. 16, 2021 

Start time: Early September 

Salary: $ 44,370 (pro-rated to 50% full time) + access to RRSP and health benefits 

Weekly hours: 18.75  

Supervision: Provincial Coordinator report to ACIC’s Training & Development Manager  

 

The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) is a coalition of individuals, organizations, and institutions working in the Atlantic region, which are committed to achieving global sustainability in a peaceful and healthy environment, with social justice, human dignity, and participation for all. ACIC supports its members in international cooperation and education through collective leadership, networking, information, training and coordination, and represents their interests when dealing with government and others.  

 

ACIC also takes a leadership role in engaging Atlantic Canadians around issues relating to international development, global sustainability, and social justice. Through our public engagement work, ACIC strives to give Atlantic Canadians the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to become active global citizens.  

We currently have over 60 members, including national organizations and grassroots organizations from across the Atlantic Provinces. For more information, please refer to our website at www.acic-caci.org. 

 

Position Description 

Working closely with a two-person team, the provincial coordinators have overall responsibility for supporting members within their respective provinces, including assessing capacity building and other needs, providing networking support, developing partnerships and supporting ACIC’s programming within their respective province.  

Primary responsibilities include: 

  • Build and grow relationships with and among existing provincial ACIC members and partners, including Indigenous groups and youth 
  • Assist in identifying and approaching potential new members and developing relationships with strategic partners 
  • Encourage and facilitate broad-based participation in ACIC’s public engagement activities, including ACT 4 Global Change Youth programming, ACIC’s International Indigenous Youth Internship Program, Our Voices Our Communities, and International Development Week (IDW) activities 
  • Organize regular member networking opportunities, such as breakfast meetings, lunch and learns, ‘Member Mingles’ or ‘Development Drinks’ 
  • Provide logistical support for ACIC-supported capacity-building activities 
  • Coordinate and support provincial public events during International Development Week (annually, during the first week of February) highlighting the work of ACIC members 
  • Support coordination and promotion of ACIC’s annual Symposium in October 
     

Provincial Coordinators will also be required to: 

  • Ensure activities are completed according to the intended outcomes, budget and timelines established 
  • Submit brief reports on activities, including documentation of good practices and lessons learned 
  • Participate in monthly staff meetings and weekly PC and supervisor meetings 
  • Travel throughout home province and travel to other province of responsibility (costs covered by ACIC) 

 

Desired Experience, Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Background/studies in international development, social sciences, environmental studies, event coordination, communications, public relations, education, or equivalent 
  • Knowledge of global issues, the Sustainable Development Goals and relevant organizations working with youth in these fields in the Atlantic Region 
  • Track record of establishing and nurturing strategic partnerships  
  • Experience organizing logistics for meetings, workshops or other events 
  • Ability to establish professional relationships with partner groups, youth, and the general public 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills 
  • Ability to work independently 

 

  

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and where you heard about the job posting (in one document), by e-mail to by 9am Aug. 16, 2021. Please also ensure that you indicate the job title in your subject line 

 

Thank you for applying. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

 

As an equity seeking network, ACIC encourages applications from individuals that represent the full diversity of communities in Canada, including complexities of intersecting identities such as ability, age, class, gender, race, and sexual orientation. 

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