Job Posting 83174

Partnerships & Development Coordinator
Youth Climate Lab
Work From Home - From Anywhere
closed 8 days ago (Sun, 15 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  Hourly Pay: $18/hr

Partnerships and Development  Coordinator

 

Application Form: https://0tnhjy78zjt.typeform.com/to/HOwhAcJC

Number of roles: 2

Deadline: May 15th, 11:59pm EST

Are you 15-30 y/o, innovative, entrepreneurial, collaborative, and ready to level up your leadership skills? Passionate about engaging youth and combating climate change? Looking to work with an equally passionate and welcoming team of rockstars?  

 

Join Youth Climate Lab (YCL) as a Partnerships and Development Coordinator! Work hand-in-hand with YCL’s diverse staff, partners, and youth across the globe to shake up the status quo of climate inaction. (Don’t let that imposter syndrome stop you!)

About the Role 

  • Location: Remote, Canada
  • Term: 8 weeks, 30 hours/week
  • Compensation: $18/hour
  • Ideal Start Date: July 4th, 2022
  • Reports to: Partnerships and Development Manager

About YCL

YCL is a youth-for-youth lab founded in May 2017 to support and strengthen a generation of leaders in shaking up the status quo of climate inaction. It has since worked with 30+ partners to design, pilot, and scale innovative experiments projects that have reached thousands of young people combating climate change in more than 77 countries.

Mission 

Design, pilot, and scale innovative experiments that tackle problems faced by young people around the globe in their fight against climate change. 

Vision 

Young people – no matter who they are or where they are from – are supported in building the just, climate-resilient futures they deserve.

Approach

At YCL, we are dedicated to radical collaborationRAD collab for short. We work with diverse and unexpected co-creators that spark transformational youth-led ideas and projects following these six principles:

  1. Youth-first: Our collaborations prioritize the needs and efforts of youth as they build just, climate-resilient futures. 
  2. Creative: We seek partners who are excited about experimenting with new approaches, and who recognize that complex, ambiguous problems require unusual intersections. 
  3. Inclusive: By acknowledging and working through systemic biases, YCL seeks to think beyond ourselves. We thoughtfully welcome people from all walks of life into often hard-to-navigate climate spaces.
  4. Disruptive: We work with partners who are willing to make the radical change necessary to secure a just and climate-resilient futures.
  5. Catalytic: Our partnerships amplify strong, existing initiatives and spark new and unique programs – ensuring that we use our resources as effectively as possible without doubling efforts in the climate space.
  6. Equitable: We recognize our privilege and seek to leverage our positionality to support and amplify the voices and solutions of youth, particularly youth of marginalized genders, on the frontlines of climate change.

Programs

Learn more about YCL’s programs in our Impact Report.

 

 

What You Would Do

The Partnerships and Development Coordinator works with our Partnerships and Development Manager to support the coordination and delivery of YCL’s fee-for-service and donor engagement. In this role you will work with YCL staff and external partners to ensure that workshops are delivered to provide maximum impact for all stakeholders. The Partnerships and Development Coordinator will also be involved in researching, designing and implementing a revamped donor engagement strategy for YCL. 

 

If you are keen on joining the Youth Climate Lab team, but nervous about being new to the world of partnerships and fee-for-service work, we want to acknowledge the diverse skills that you may already have that you can apply to this work: this includes the work of drawing together unusual connections across the climate space, developing a wide variety of communications materials, facilitating events and customer service. 

Research and Design

  • Coordinate feasibility assessment for the donor engagement strategy
  • Design and implement donor engagement strategy 
  • Coordinate YCL’s Design team to optimize our delivery of workshops, systematize a facilitator directory and/or other services
  • Conduct research to identify new clients 

Marketing, Outreach and Delivery

  • Work with YCL Communications Specialist to develop branding assets for donor engagement
  • Work with the Partnerships and Development Manager to deliver our fee-for-service strategy
  • Conduct outreach to prospective clients
  • Update and maintain Client Relationship Management (CRM) systems

Partnerships and Development

  • Support the Partnerships and Development Manager with ad hoc projects
  • Working with Partnerships and Development Manager to ensuring activities are being completed in accordance with timelines

Qualifications 

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 

We are looking for self-driven, energized, impact-focused individuals who:

  • Are committed to our mission of enabling youth to build just and climate-resilient futures
  • Is able to take initiative, be flexible, and work well under uncertainty
  • Interest in learning how a non-profit organization operates
  • Excellent ability to write and speak English, ability to write and speak French is considered an asset
  • Enjoys and is proficient at conducting research and synthesizing best practices 
  • Proficient in Google Suite (e.g. Google Docs, Sheets, etc) 
  • Experience in outreach and business development
  • Excellent people skills
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good administrative and organizational skills

Eligibility

  • Between 15-30 years old at beginning of contract
  • Access to a personal computer and cell phone
  • Be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*
  • Be legally entitled to work according to provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
  • Be eligible to travel internationally

 

*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.

How to Apply

Learn more about the role and apply here: www.youthclimatelab.org/join-the-team. Applications are due by May 15th 2022

 

Disclaimer: Imposter Syndrome

Feeling like an imposter? Intimidated? Checking some boxes but missing others? Don’t worry! We encourage you to apply even if you think this role is a stretch of your abilities. We understand that youth need training, coaching, and support to succeed—and you don’t have to do this work alone! You’ll be a part of an amazing team that will be there every step of the way. 

YCL’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

YCL is an equal opportunity employer. YCL and its executives are committed to equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and to encouraging a diverse and inclusive work environment. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, and promoting volunteers and employees without discrimination or harassment. We believe that having staff who have different lived experiences and who are from different social locations is vital in demonstrating a commitment to equitable representation.  Equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to Youth Climate Lab's mission and values. 

 

Youth Climate Lab does not discriminate in any area of recruitment, employment, or volunteer work including compensation, benefits, hiring, and promotions and terminations. We believe and are committed to treating all volunteers and employees with respect and employment actions should be based on job-related factors. Employment actions must not be based on race, colour, religion, creed, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran or service member status, citizenship status when otherwise legally able to work, or any other characteristic protec

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