Position: Community Engagement Lead VolunteersEmployer: OCICLocation: Toronto or remotely (in Ontario)Deadline: November 25, 2019Employment Type: VolunteerPosition Level: Entry Level
Closing Date: November 25, 2019Full DescriptionBrief Description:Working with OCIC’s Community Engagement and Learning (CEL) team, OCIC staff, and other stakeholders, the Community Engagement (CE) Lead Volunteer will support OCIC’s public engagement activities for the period of December 2019 - April 2020. Lead Volunteer Position Description Reporting to the Community Engagement Specialist, the Lead Volunteer(s) will gain experience engaging Canadians, particularly youth, in International Cooperation issues towards gender equality, the empowerment of women and girls, reducing poverty and inequality, and the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). CE Lead Volunteer(s) will assist with activities such as: - supporting the development and curation of multimedia storytelling exhibits and events; - helping to plan, organize and implement a variety of public events during International Development Week, including OCIC’s Innovation Lab, SDG booths, and member engagement activities; - helping to develop and deliver info sessions and PE activities focused on gender equality and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to diverse audiences and OCIC members, such as diaspora community groups, at universities and colleges, and with diverse non-profits and social enterprises; - supporting OCIC’s youth-focused activities, including the Youth Policy-Makers Hub; - ensuring gender equality and anti-oppression is integrated into all public engagement initiatives and activities as outlined in our funding agreements and organizational policies; - helping to document and report insights and lessons learned to be shared with the sector at large; and - providing administrative support and other duties as needed. Please see full description for details.Click here to read more
Position: Compliance OfficerEmployer: Jane Goodall Institute CanadaLocation: TorontoDeadline: November 30, 2019Employment Type: EmploymentPosition Level: Mid Level
Closing Date: November 30, 2019Brief Description:Click here to read more
The Compliance Officer as part of JGI’s Program team will manage institutional grants for youth engagement initiatives in Canada and community-centred conservation programs in Africa. Working closely with Program staff, this position will be responsible for the financial management of projects, including budget planning and expense analysis. The Compliance Officer will be responsible for reviewing agreements and contracts with donors and partners, and ensuring compliance with the requirements. The position reports to the Director, Programs.
Position: Advisor for Project Development and FundraisingEmployer: Cuso InternationalLocation: Cotonou, BeninDeadline: November 11, 2019Employment Type: VolunteerPosition Level: Mid Level
Closing Date: November 11, 2019Brief Description:Click here to read more
Location Cotonou, Benin
Start date Sep - Nov 2019 (flexible)
Duration of the assignment 6 Months
Language Requirements French, English
Open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada only
Role of the volunteer cooperant
Do you have knowledge of setting up or managing development programs and projects, knowledge in search of funding, skills in capacity building, a sense of initiative and passionate about fighting social inequalities in Africa? This is a unique opportunity for you!
As an Advisor in project planning and fundraising, you will work with the Social Change Observatory, Ministry of Planning and Development in Cotonou to support the team of the Observatory of Social Change in Cotonou. to set up projects and seek funding to carry out its main missions on growth, poverty reduction and the Sustainable Development Goals in Benin.
Apply for this offer that matches your profile and make a difference in Benin!
The Volunteer-Cooperant will have to carry out the following activities:
-Strengthen the capacities of the OCS actors in terms of project editing.
-To strengthen the capacities of the actors of the OCS in search of financing
-To support the OCS to develop strategies to reinforce its cooperation with Benin's technical and financial partners in the field of analysis and monitoring-evaluation of the effects and impacts of public policies, strategies, programs and public development projects.
Essential academic skills:
- University degree, in program management and development projects or any other relevant field.
Experience / Essential Professional Skills:
- At least 5 years experience in editing programs and development projects;
-Very good experience in program management and development projects;
-Excellent capabilities of redactin;
-Ability to work with public structures, with few resources and as a member of a team.
- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)
- Accommodation while in placement
- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs
- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance
- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation
- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend
- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
- Travel and accommodation for the pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation
We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.
Position: Donor Relations Manager - Western CanadaEmployer: World RenewLocation: Preferably Alberta (between Edmonton & Calgary)Deadline: December 8, 2019Employment Type: EmploymentPosition Level: Mid Level
Closing Date: December 8, 2019Brief Description:Click here to read more
World Renew, an agency of the Christian Reformed Church in North America, is looking for a Donor Relations Manager for the region of Western Canada. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to build relationships, raise funds, and help end global poverty! This position is responsible for developing relationships and implementing the agreed upon team strategy with existing and potential agency donors. The objective is: increase financial support and resources, engage current constituents and cultivate potential donors. The successful candidate will have a BA in sales, communications, or marketing and 3 years experience in fundraising or donor relations. Sales experience a plus!
-Implement the donor development strategy through personalized communications including but not limited to donor visits, telephone calls and written notes as follows:
a. Manage an account list of assigned donors and execute the communication strategy for donor engagement
b. Understand, assess, and track donors to:
i. Research individual donor type, history, including donation potential and relevant social/demographic information to develop comprehensive donor profiles.
ii. Maintain regular and accurate donor communication and revenue reporting
iii. Collaborate with the whole CORE team including, but not limited to Donor and Church Relations, Marketing and Communications, Program Excellence, Etc.
iv. Identify potential Major Donors and Planned Gift prospects to the organization
c. Develop and implement the donor development/moves management strategy and devise and execute contact plans for a mixed portfolio of donors, including but not limited to: Major donors, Mid-Level donors, Planned and Estate Gifts, etc.
d. Focus on securing support for the World Renew Comprehensive Impact Campaign
e. Set fundraising goals and targets in collaboration with the team and in relation to the team strategy
f. Appropriately thank donors via various means for specific gifts
g. Research and provide donors with reports, newsletters, articles about World Renew or specific programs and areas of ministry, or other relevant information to report on the impact of their giving, increase their understanding and support for the ministry of World Renew, and/or respond to their request(s) for specific information
h. Perform similar contacts that affirm donors and share the ministry of World Renew with existing and potential donors, supporters
i. Learn about the work of World Renew in depth, and actively stay abreast of program activity so to connect donor interest to the work happening throughout the world
-Promote planned giving in collaboration with team members and Christian Stewardship Services representatives in western Canada
-Oversee corporate match giving program in Canada, and promote these opportunities
-Determine donor interest, develop and present proposals, write and/or present progress reports as well as schedule in-person visits, and other engagement strategies for major and mid-range donors
-Travel within the region for in-person visits, relationship building, donor appreciation and fundraising events
-Enter information, data, donor contact points, and create profiles within the on-line donor management system
-Professionally and faithfully represent World Renew, and its core values, in all forms of communication
-Perform other duties as assigned
1. Membership in a Christian church and agreement with the doctrine of the CRC signified by signing a covenant statement.
2. Understanding of, and strong commitment to World Renews mission, vision, values, and value proposition.
3. Demonstrated commitment to contribute to and promote a work environment that values diversity, inclusion and equity.
4. Committed to working towards gender equality, equity and justice in all aspects of our programming, plans, policies and organizational structure.
5. Ability to articulate a biblical world and life view and explain how World Renew carries this out by exemplifying enthusiasm for the ministry and encouraging the same in others.
6. Working knowledge of the Christian Reformed Church (CRC) is an asset.
7. Self-directed with demonstrated ability to work with limited direction and ability to set priorities in a multi-faceted and fast-paced environment.
8. Flexible and adaptable team player; proven skills in collaborating with others.
9. Strong interpersonal communication skills, can express ideas clearly both written and verbal, able to listen with sensitivity.
10. Able to speak easily and positively with people over the telephone and other modes of communication.
11. Thorough knowledge of correct grammar, punctuation, spelling and general business English skills.
12. Ability to maintain confidential donor information.
13. Working knowledge of Fundraising CRM programs as asset (IE Raisers Edge)
More details about this opportunity, and the link to apply, can be found on our website: https://worldrenew.net/careers. Candidates interested in applying should do so on or before December 8, 2019.
Position: Monitoring & Evaluation AdvisorEmployer: Canadian Feed The ChildrenLocation: Toronto or OttawaDeadline: December 20, 2019Employment Type: EmploymentPosition Level: Mid Level
Closing Date: December 20, 2019Full DescriptionBrief Description:Canadian Feed The Children (CFTC) – proudly and independently Canadian since 1986 – works to unlock children’s potential through community-led action in Canada and around the world. CFTC delivers development programs through local partners that have positive, meaningful, and sustained impact on children’s lives and on the self-sufficiency of their families and communities. If you share our passion for bettering children’s lives, and thrive in a collaborative, values-based culture where creativity and innovation are rewarded, please consider applying for this role. About this Opportunity: This role is responsible for overall monitoring and evaluation of CFTC partner programming with a gender equality focus. You will be the lead on the development of gender responsive M&E systems in collaboration with Country Office (CO) staff and head office staff including the programs and philanthropy/communications teams for increased program effectiveness and efficient reporting to institutional and philanthropic donors. This role will also lead efforts to operationalize gender equality throughout CFTC while working towards broader transformative impacts. Some of your key responsibilities will include: • Assess and audit practices with program monitoring and evaluation, providing recommendations to improve and/or design effective and responsive systems. Lead strategic program monitoring, evaluation and knowledge sharing to ensure the realization of program-level and organizational-level gender equality. • Lead the development of program monitoring and evaluation tools for gathering data on gender outcomes with program implementation including analysis of data, identifying potential gaps and strategies to address them, as well as with reporting of key results related to gender equality outcomes. • Provide strategic, operational, technical assistance and support for Country Offices to design at a minimum gender-responsive program monitoring and evaluation systems. Strengthen organizational capabilities to effectively implement, at a minimum, gender responsive, child rights-based programming and support the monitoring, evaluation, quality and reporting of these programs. • Take the lead on identifying, auditing and analyzing gender issues within our international and Canadian Program teams, develop strategies for strengthening the integration of gender responsive activities with the aspiration to guide CFTC towards gender transformative programs and activities. • Oversee and guide gender equality strategies as part of funding proposals and donor development. • Provide guidance and support to the programs teams ensuring they develop annual plans, grants, institutional funding proposals and reports which integrate gender equality outcomes. • Develop strategic partnerships related to gender equality, representing CFTC at different forums, knowledge networks and communities of practice as appropriate. What we are looking for: 1. Ideally you have five years of relevant experience monitoring and evaluating community-based projects combined with knowledge of gender-based analysis, gender-responsive project or program design. 2. Strong technical capacity in monitoring and evaluating gender integrated programs, networking and working relationships with different donors and other partner-led organizations, ideally on an international level. 3. A university degree or related experience in international development, development studies, gender studies, or a related field with a focus on program monitoring and evaluation, gender equality and women’s rights, or a combination of education and equivalent experience. 4. A good understanding of programming cycles and key processes with program monitoring and evaluation. 5. Strong skills for monitoring, reviewing, synthesizing, evaluating, analyzing program information/data and producing reports. 6. Strong attention to detail, ability to manage conflicting priorities, competent in handling ambiguous and confidential information, sound judgment and decision making skills. 7. Experience working with a wide range of stakeholders within various communities, decision makers, donors, institutions, society organizations, the public and private sector. 8. Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate complex information to a wide range of audiences, and the interpersonal skills to cultivate a genuine commitment to gender equality among CFTC staff, partners and other external stakeholders. 9. Applicants must be legally eligible to accept employment and work in Canada without restrictions. 10. The ability to travel up to 40% of the time, internationally and independently without restrictions to various countries, at any time of year, is a requirement. Interested? Please submit your resume and covering letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org Please indicate the name of the position in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest however only those under consideration will be contacted. Our recruitment process begins as soon as applications are received. This position will remain open until the successful candidate has been selected. Canadian Feed The Children is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Canadian Feed The Children is committed to ensuring a barrier-free, accessible and inclusive work environment. We welcome and encourage applications from all people. Upon individual request, we will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate candidates with disabilities. Please inform us should accommodation be required at any point during the recruitment and selection process.Click here to read more
Position: Board Member (2)Employer: Rooftops Canada Foundation Inc. / Fondation abri internationalLocation: Greater Toronto AreaDeadline: November 22, 2019Employment Type: VolunteerPosition Level: Senior
Closing Date: November 22, 2019Full DescriptionBrief Description:Rooftops Canada – Abri International: Two Board Members Wanted Rooftops Canada – Abri International, a Canadian charitable organization, is the international program of Canada’s co-operative and social housing movements. We work with partners locally and globally to improve housing and build sustainable communities in the Global South by implementing rights-based human settlement policies, programs and projects. We are committed to promoting gender equality, eliminating all forms of inequality and discrimination, and involving Canadians in addressing poverty and inequality overseas. Our primary geographic focus is Sub-Saharan Africa. We will be celebrating 35 years of action in 2020. Our current Directors represent Canadian co-op and social housing organizations. They are deeply committed to Rooftops Canada’s mission and have in-depth expertise in all aspects of housing development and management. We are looking for two people who are passionate about and experienced in international development to serve on our Board of Directors. Ideal candidates will have at least five to ten years of experience in international development management or governance, and an understanding of Canadian international assistance policy and programs. We would especially welcome knowledge of the broader grant and investment funding environment, and/or expertise in Canadian engagement, fundraising and communications. The two Board positions will start in January 2020 for an initial three-year term (renewable once). Rooftops Canada’s Board has a minimum of eight members who direct its affairs working with the Executive Director to achieve its mission. The Board typically meets four times a year, including two in-person two-day meetings in Toronto in January and June. Board members also participate in task teams as needed and work with staff on outreach and education. If you would like to join our Board, please submit a letter of interest and brief bio by 22 November 2019 to Barry Pinsky, ED, email@example.com. For further information about this opportunity, please click here. Rooftops Canada is committed to a Board that reflects the diversity of those in the co-op and social housing sector including people of all gender identities, people of colour, people living with disabilities, indigenous people and youth.Click here to read more
Position: Communications and Engagement OfficerEmployer: Canadian Executive Service OrganizationLocation: Toronto, ON or Montreal, QCDeadline: November 15, 2019Employment Type: EmploymentPosition Level: Mid Level
Closing Date: November 15, 2019Brief Description:Click here to read more
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Communications and Engagement, the Communications and Engagement Officer is responsible for planning, developing and executing a variety of communications and marketing programs in support of departmental and broader CESO objectives. The C&E Officer will support the implementation of a variety of projects and programs from conception through to execution. The C&E Officer will also take a key role in connecting inter-office activities and ensuring seamless client and volunteer advisor service. The position will be located in CESO’s Toronto or Montreal office. French language skills are considered an asset but not required.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Collaboratively responsible for the development of creative and effective content for web, social media, blogs, email, newsletters, print collateral, to reach and connect with target audiences.
2. Maintain and monitor the organization’s online presence, including content curation for website and social media channels, tracking metrics and optimizing SEO.
3. Compile and draft CESO’s monthly newsletter, with input from several departments and stakeholders; prepare content for brochures, reports and various projects.
4. Work collaboratively across internal CESO teams, departments and individuals to build effective relationships, identify opportunities where communications, outreach and engagement can support activities, and develop strong messaging across appropriate channels.
5. Take ownership over specific recurring and new communications and/or engagement-related programs, campaigns and/or projects, including project management.
6. Contribute to the planning and execution of CESO events, including event management and event oversight, as well as measuring the event outcomes.
7. Organize issue-based campaigns such as events, online advocacy, media outreach and advertisements, aligned with departmental and organizational goals, including those relating to relevant international/national observance days, such as International Development Week and National Indigenous Day.
8. Support the Senior Communications Manager in the coordination of public speaking and/or special activities of CESO CEO & President, Board of Directors, Senior Leadership Team (SLT), CESO staff and volunteers.
9. Assist in government relations efforts and activities, including organization of specific engagement opportunities, and other tasks as determined.
10. Play a key role in the development of donor relations communications and marketing strategies and tactics, including supporting the Senior Communications Manager in developing an overall donor relations and communications strategy.
11. Support the C&E team in the planning and execution of media relations and PR activities, including developing media relationships, proactive outreach, developing media relations, coordinating editorial coverage, and measuring outcomes. May include third-party liaison.
12. Supports the implementation of CESO’s brand style, voice and best practices for all communications, providing branding leadership and support to the broader CESO organization and community.
13. Collaborate with other civil society organizations on campaigns and events, as appropriate.
14. Continually research best practices, trends, and new strategies. Take initiative in identifying innovative communications and marketing activities to effectively engage CESO audiences.