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  • Country Consultant (Director), Uganda - World Renew

    World Renew, an agency of the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA), has a full time opening for a Country Consultant (Country Director) in Uganda. We require someone who has a proven track record in delivering program results while also building organizational and community capacity.

    This position is responsible for leading, managing, and setting the overall direction of World Renew’s strategy, partnerships, programs and staff in Uganda.

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  • Crossroads International Job Opportunity: Bilingual Resource Development Officer

    Are you a fundraiser looking for your next challenge?

    Crossroads International has an exciting opportunity for a bilingual (E/F) Resource Development Officer to join its fundraising team in the dynamic field of international development.

    The Resource Development Officer leads thedonor and alumni engagement program and event fundraising activities. A tech savvy, highly organized self-starter, the Officer is an effective communicator focused on building supportive relationships with volunteers and donors. With the support of the Director External Relations, s/he initiates and manages all aspects of the annual program including: acquisition, direct mail, tele fundraising, online peer to peer campaigns, alumni and donor recognition, engagement strategies and signature fundraising events.

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  • Manitoba Council for International Cooperation Job Posting – Youth Engagement Coordinator

    The Manitoba Council for International Cooperation is a coalition of organizations involved in international development, who are committed to:

    • Respect, empowerment and self-determination for all peoples;

    • Development that protects the world’s environment; and

    • Global understanding, cooperation and social justice.

    MCIC’s mission as a coordinating structure is to promote public awareness of international issues, to foster member interaction, and to administer funds for international development.

    Job Profile:

    Reporting directly to the Executive Director and receiving input and mentorship from MCIC’s public engagement staff, the Youth Engagement Coordinator is responsible for planning and delivery of events, public engagement activities and workshops for youth and schools. This is a 28 hour/week position.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    The Youth Engagement Coordinator is responsible for the following areas:

    Event Organization and Management

    • Plan, organize and execute events for youth and schools which includes four Generating Momentum Conferences a year for middle years students

    • Assist in appropriate follow up with participants, partners, members and funders

    • Provide reports to the Executive Director, DFATD and other funders about youth engagement events and activities

    Community and Public Relations

    • Develop and nurture relationships with schools and their constituencies

    • Develop workshops and information sessions to meet responsive programming requests

    • Provides youth related content for MCIC resources such as newsletters, posters, website etc

    • Assists in communicating with MCIC members and community partners to gain support for youth programs

    And other duties as assigned

    Accountabilities:

    The Youth Engagement Coordinator 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 work

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • University degree in a related subject such as education or international development

    • Certificate in special event coordination an asset

    • Combination of education and experience will also be considered

    Experience:

    • Experience working with youth in a program setting essential

    • Experience in developing and delivering workshops using non-formal and participatory education techniques

    • Familiarity with the non-governmental organization environment an asset

    Knowledge, skills and abilities

    • Knowledge of international development, and social justice issues

    • Confidence in public speaking and facilitating groups

    • Highly organized and focused attention to details

    • Ability to develop creative and engaging resources for students and educators

    • Ability to be flexible and creative in working with limited resources and multiple deadlines

    • Skilled at setting priorities, developing work schedules, monitoring progress and tracking details, data, information and activities

    • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships both internally and externally

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    • Ability to work cooperatively with others to set goals, resolve conflicts and make decisions that enhance the effectiveness of MCIC

    • Valid Driver’s License

    Proficiency in computer applications:

    • Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Power Point

    • Use of Internet for research and general information

    • Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Acrobat an asset

    Working Conditions

    • Office environment on site at MCIC

    • May be required to represent MCIC at activities outside of the office

    • May be required to work evenings, weekends or additional hours to accommodate activities such as meetings or representing MCIC at youth events

    • Travel is required within Manitoba

    Position: 28 hours per week

    Wages: $18 to $22 per hour

    Application Deadline: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Start Date: June 2015.

    ** Please submit resume with cover letter and names and contact information of three references by email to jobs@mcic.ca by Tuesday, May 12, 2015.**

  • Resource Development Officer - Crossroads International

    Crossroads International has an exciting opportunity for a bilingual (E/F) Resource Development Officer to join its fundraising team in the dynamic field of international development.

    The Resource Development Officer leads the donor and alumni engagement program and event fundraising activities. A tech savvy, highly organized self-starter, the Officer is an effective communicator focused on building supportive relationships with volunteers and donors. With the support of the Director External Relations, s/he initiates and manages all aspects of the annual program including: acquisition, direct mail, tele fundraising, online peer to peer campaigns, alumni and donor recognition, engagement strategies and signature fundraising events.

    QUALIFICATIONS: • Post secondary degree (BA) with formal fund raising qualifications or equivalent experience

    • Bilingual: verbal and written fluency (English/French)

    • Three years experience in fundraising

    • Demonstrated experience coordinating annual fund programs including direct mail, online fundraising, events, donor recognition and stewardship

    • Excellent written and verbal skills in English and high proficiency in French

    • Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge

    • Superb organizational, analytical skills and exceptional attention to detail

    • Respect high level of confidentiality

    • High degree of computer literacy. Experience in social media, design and web software an asset (InDesign, Photoshop, HTML, etc.)

    Position Type: One year contract with possibility of renewal

    Starting salary: $47,074 - $51,782 Location: Toronto

    Please submit your résumé and cover letter (as one document in word or pdf format) by e-mail to rh_hr@cintl.org by April 10, 2015 and be sure to indicate Resource Development Officer in the subject line. Crossroads International — one of Canada’s foremost international co-operation organizations — has been fighting inequality for more than 50 years. We do this by bringing people together in common cause, to create lasting solutions to overcome poverty and advance women’s rights.

    Crossroads works in some of the world’s poorest nations in Southern Africa, West Africa and South America. Crossroads supports women, youth and the rural poor, who are often marginalized in the economy and left out of the decisions that affect their lives. We work as equals with local partner organizations to create decent jobs and to empower women to become leaders and live free from violence. Crossroads is committed to principles and values of access and equity. We encourage applications from people of colour, people with disabilities, and people from aboriginal and/or other marginalized communities.

    All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada. We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Advocacy Manager, Burlington, Ontario

    World Renew, an agency of the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA), has a part time opening for an Advocacy Manager in Burlington, Ontario. This position will assist with rolling out and encouraging involvement in the Canadian Foodgrains Bank “Good Soil” agricultural funding advocacy campaign with World Renew constituents, the Christian Reformed Church members, and the Canadian government. Please visit our website at www.worldrenew.net/careers for more information. To apply, submit your current resume, a cover letter indicating your relevant skills, and work experience to sshaheen@worldrenew.net. Application deadline is February 16, 2015.

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