Job Posting 83796

Program Assistant - Education
Manitoba Council for International Cooperation
Winnipeg area
Hybrid working - some at home, some delivering in person programs
closing tomorrow (Sat, 28 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $16.50 per hour

The Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (MCIC) is a coalition of organizations involved in international development. MCIC supports, connects, and amplifies the work of its members and partners, while directly engaging and collaborating with Manitobans for global sustainability. MCIC is also responsible for distributing government funds designated for international development and humanitarian projects.

 

We directly engage and collaborate with Manitobans for global sustainability by:

  • Supporting connections and capacity development in members and partners for greater impact
  • Engaging the public to be active global citizens
  • Supporting international cooperation through funding
  • Maintaining and strengthening organizational wellness

 

Job Profile

Reporting to the Director of Engagement and Learning, the Program Assistant – Education will assist our Education Specialist with the development and delivery of workshop and teaching resources about the Sustainable Development Goals and assistance with the deployment of A Better World is InSight (https://www.mcic.ca/educators-and-youth/insight).

 

This is a full-time position based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Applicants should be Manitoba-based. This will be a hybrid model, working remotely at times and delivering in person programs other times. Evening and weekend work will be required depending on event schedules.

 

The successful applicant should be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless granted a medical exemption. Funding for this position is through the Government of Canada Summer Jobs Grant. This opportunity is for youth aged 15-30 who are citizens or permanent residents of Canada.

 

Qualifications

Required:

  • Student or recent graduate of a certificate or degree program in the area of Education, International Development or related
  • Experience working with Office 365
  • Strong organizational abilities, time management skills and the ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Workshop facilitation experience
  • Knowledge of social justice and international development issues including fair trade, innovation and global citizenship

 

Preferred:

  • Bilingual – English/French
  • Experience working, volunteering or living internationally
  • Experience working with youth and general public

 

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Program Assistant – Education will be working in the following areas:

  • Assist with the deployment of A Better World is InSight in Manitoba
  • Assist with logistics for A Better World is InSight - a 360 video experience
  • Deliver workshops with students and youth in English and French
  • Develop workshop teaching resources for program delivery
  • Update existing lesson plans
  • Assist other program staff

 

Other duties as assigned

 

Accountabilities

The Program Assistant(s) - Education is accountable for:

  • Upholding the mission statement and values of MCIC
  • Representing MCIC in a positive manner through professional conduct
  • Treating fellow employees with respect and dignity, understanding their jobs and their importance to MCIC, and cooperating in achieving their goals
  • Ensuring details are handled accurately and in a timely fashion
  • Functioning as a supportive team player
  • Bringing energy and commitment to the workplace

 

Position: Full-time 37.5 hours/week for 8 weeks. Some evening and weekend work may be required.

Application Deadline: ASAP - We will review applications as they are received.

 

Please feel free to self-identify:

  • Recent immigrant youth and recent refugee youth
  • Indigenous
  • Youth with Disabilities
  • Visible minority/racialized youth
  • LGBTQ2 youth
  • Woman in STEM

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

 

MCIC is committed to equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. We value diversity in the workplace and believe our work is stronger when it benefits from the experience and knowledge of a diverse team.  Applications are encouraged from all candidates, including women, Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, people of various sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, racialized people, and others who can contribute to the diversity of our team and our work, and who share our mission. We are committed to providing an accessible candidate experience. If you need any accommodations or adjustments throughout the interview process and beyond, please indicate this in your application.

 

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