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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.