Provincial Coordinator- NL

Start: August 6, 2019
Location: St. John’s, NL
Deadline: 9am, July 2, 2019
Salary: $43,500 (pro-rated to 25% full time)
Monthly hours: 37.5
Supervision: Provincial Coordinator report to ACIC’s Program Officer – Training + Development

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 four-person team, the provincial coordinators have overall responsibility for supporting members within their respective province, 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

  • 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 and International Development Week (IDW) activities;

  • Organize regular networking opportunities, such as breakfast meetings, lunch and learns, ‘Member Mingles’ or ‘Development Drinks’;

  • Provide logistical support for ACIC-supported capacity-building activities;

  • Support organization of a 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 the annual Symposium in St. John’s, Oct. 3-4, 2019

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

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

  • 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, names & contact information of three references and where you heard about the job posting (in 1 document), by e-mail to hiring@acic-caci.org by 9am July 2, 2019. 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.

ACIC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring individuals who reflect the diversity of Canadian communities.

Site Support Person Summer Youth Position

Start Date and Duration: 10 weeks (to be worked between June 17th and September 1st)
Pay: $13.50/hour, 37.5 hours/week
Deadline to Apply: Monday, June 3rd
About the Tatamagouche Centre:
The Tatamagouche Centre is an education and retreat centre which invites and challenges people from diverse backgrounds to personal wholeness, right relationships, respect for creation and justice in the world.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities:
Supporting the staff in all aspects of operations, including yard work, light housekeeping, kitchen work, some promotional activities or office tasks.

Benefits:
If you do not live in the area, accommodations are available on-site.

Assets of Applicants:
Any or all the following skills and experiences are an asset:

  • Comfortable working outdoors, and in a wide range of tasks.

  • Experience with gardening and/or working with your hands is an asset.

  • Experience working in food service environments.

  • Ability to work with others or unsupervised.

  • Ability to build relationships with people of other ages.

  • Volunteer experience, involvement in community groups, and/or faith communities.

  • Interesting hobbies or skills.

Ability to work positively and respectfully with diverse groups of people is a requirement.

Eligibility
As per Employment and Social Development Canada's Canada Summer Jobs program, applicants must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada. You do NOT have to be a student. be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment, and be legally entitled to work in Canada. You do NOT have to be a student.

Contact:
Send resumé and cover letter to info@tatacentre.ca or mail to Tatamagouche Centre, 259 Loop Route 6, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0.
Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Employment Equity
The Tatamagouche Centre has a policy of employment equity in the calling/appointment of all staff positions to eliminate discriminatory employment barriers and practices and improve the participation of any person regardless of race, gender identity, colour, creed or sexual orientation. Please indicate in your cover letter if you would like to be considered under our employment equity policy.