Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities

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Development Coordinator Toronto, ON Entry Level Employment

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Position Title: Development Coordinator
Reports To: Manager, Annual Giving and Engagement
Location: Toronto

Organizational Profile:
Partners In Health (PIH) is a global health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build capacity and works closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change. In a world too willing to value one human life over another, PIH stands in solidarity with the destitute, the marginalized and the sick. We pursue a moral mission within a medical context: to provide the best health care to those who need it most. Partners In Health Canada was founded in 2011 and is based in Toronto. Visit www.pihcanada.org to learn more.

Position Summary
The Development Coordinator is responsible for supporting the continued growth of our philanthropic portfolio across individual and foundation donors and broader development needs across the organization. Reporting to the Manager, Annual Giving and Engagement, but working closely with all team members, the successful candidate will be involved in a diverse range of activities including donor relations and stewardship, data management, prospect research, preparation of materials and briefing documents, student engagement, and administrative functions. Given the wide range of responsibilities, the successful candidate will be an organized and process-oriented self-starter with the flexibility and judgment to prioritize time effectively. This is a position with significant opportunity for learning and long-term growth in a dynamic work environment.

Key responsibilities
Development and Database Operations (60%)
• Facilitate frontline and back-end donor support services including gift processing, tax receipting, acknowledgement letters, stewardship calls and responding to donor enquiries
• Ensure PIH Canada donor database is up-to-date including gift entry, contacts, proposal and stewardship activities, revenue reporting dashboards, and overall data integrity
• Creation and maintenance of online donation and fundraising pages
• Systems operations troubleshooting
• Prospect research and portfolio management

Development Administration (20%)
• Support preparation of development packages, briefings, and event logistics
• Support finance department with monthly reconciliations, documents for audit preparation, and maintenance of donation and receipt backups
• Coordinate office supplies and equipment needs

Student Engagement (20%)
• Oversee university chapters supporting Partners In Health Canada; support student leaders to develop and execute on advocacy and fundraising goals

Preferred Experience and Qualifications
• Post-secondary degree or equivalent with minimum one year of experience in non-profit environment
• Comfort working with data and data management systems; Salesforce experience is a significant asset
• Proficiency in MS Office applications (including Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
• Committed team player with ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
• Experience serving in leadership capacity with student organizing and advocacy organizations
• Interest in social justice and global health
• Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends
• French fluency is an asset

Compensation will depend on experience within a range of $42,000 – $48,000. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled, with an application deadline of August 5, 2021.

Application Instructions:
Please send CV and cover letter to pihcanada@pih.org with ‘Development Coordinator’ in the subject line. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. We thank all applicants but regret we will be unable to respond to all submissions. We request that you do not follow up your application with a phone call or email. We will contact only those candidates selected for interviews; thank you for your understanding.

Commitment to Diversity and Accessibility
Partners In Health Canada 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. People with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, members of racialized groups and members of other marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.

Partners In Health Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection process and work environment. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, please notify us as soon as possible of any adaptive measures you might require. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

08/05/2021
Math Education Assistants 2021-2022 Hay River Entry Level Volunteer

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Location: Hay River, Canada

Length of Placement: 10 Months (Aug 2021 – Jun 2022)

Language Requirements: English

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role
Your work in Indigenous communities can have a positive and lasting change!

As a Math Education Assistant, you will provide your knowledge as an educator, share your experiences about the world, inspire students to learn and pursue further education, and encourage students to believe they can become who they aspire to be!

You will help facilitate the e-learning program for students in grades 4-12 where you will connect your classroom to a network of other classrooms in various schools in the Northwest Territories also facilitated by other Education Assistants like yourself. You will work directly with assigned teachers (including the host teacher), participate in activities both inside and outside the classroom, and be engaged with the community through intercultural events throughout the school year.

If you are a self-motivated individual with an interest in teaching, learning about indigenous cultures, and being involved with the community, then this is the placement for you!

As a volunteer, you will:
– Work in the school as a Math tutor

– Assist the students during lessons, under the direct supervision of the headteacher

– Monitor the progress of the students and report back to the classroom teachers

– Accompany and supervise students during activities in the school gym, labs, libraries, resource centers and on field trips

– Support fundraising events at the school and community level

– Help in other capacities (including computer instruction, art, music, sports) depending on your skills, training, and hobbies as well as the needs of the school

Essential Requirements:
– Completed university degree or college diploma

– Ability to pass the vulnerable sector police check

– Must be currently located in Canada

Essential Background:
– Strong Math background

– Experience teaching or presenting material to children and youth, particularly students with special needs.

– Knowledge of Indigenous Peoples in Canada (experience working with Indigenous Peoples is an asset)

– Strong understanding of working with High School age students

– Display an understanding of different learning styles

– Be culturally sensitive and have an openness to learning about different cultures

– Computer literate and knowledgeable of technology

– Previous volunteer or work experience either in Canada or in other countries

– Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

What’s in it for YOU? A life-changing experience!
Each volunteer placement is a unique experience. Read about the impact of previous volunteers in the Northwest Territories: Niroja Thirugnanasampanthar (Fort Providence), Lois Boody (Fort Resolution), Richard Marlow (Fort McPherson), Nathan Burrows (Fort McPherson), Jana Kasparova (Tuktoyaktuk)

About Cuso International and the Participating School

Cuso International
Cuso International is a not-for-profit development organization that works to eradicate poverty and inequality. Each year, we mobilize hundreds of volunteer professionals to work alongside local partners to maximize their impact through capacity building. We work in partnership with governments, civil society organizations, multilateral agencies and the private sector to develop and deliver programs aimed at advancing gender equality, promoting the empowerment of women and girls, and improving access to and quality of economic opportunities for young people.

Diamond Jenness
The Diamond Jenness Secondary School (DJSS) in Hay River serves more than 235 students in Grades 8-12. They value and promote excellence in academic achievement, respect for Indigenous culture, diversity in their population, service to the community, creativity in the arts, and individual and team competition in athletics.

Terms and Conditions
Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.

Support Package
– Modest monthly living allowance

– Accommodation while in placement

– Airfare to and from placement

– Online predeparture training

– Emergency Medical Insurance

– On the ground support through our Cuso International office

– Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

– Support for accompanying partners/dependents is not available for this placement.

Fundraising
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.

Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
Cuso International works with poor, vulnerable and marginalized people, mainly women and girls, to eradicate poverty and inequality. We understand the need to uphold and enforce the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct.

At Cuso International, we believe that all people, regardless of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed (religion), sex, age, record of offences, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity or disability have the right to live lives free of harassment, sexual exploitation and abuse.

Cuso International considers all forms of harassment, sexual exploitation and abuse to be incompatible with fundamental belief in the human dignity of all people, international and national agreements and standards, and with its core values. Cuso International volunteers must agree to uphold the Child Protection, Prevention of Workplace Violence, Prevention of Workplace Harassment and Discrimination, and Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Polices and Code of Conduct.

08/09/2021
Education Assistants 2021-2022 Various Communities in the Northwest Territories Entry Level Volunteer

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Location: Various communities in the Northwest Territories, Canada

Length of Placement: 10 Months (Aug 2021 – Jun 2022)

Language Requirements: English

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role
What impact could you have? Have a positive and lasting change in Indigenous communities!

We’re inviting candidates to apply for volunteer positions with schools in the Northwest Territories for the school year 2021-2022.

As an Education Assistant, you will provide your knowledge as an educator, share your experiences about the world, inspire students to learn and pursue further education, and encourage students to believe they can become who they aspire to be!

You will help facilitate the e-learning program for students in grades 4-12 where you will connect your classroom to a network of other classrooms in various schools in the Northwest Territories also facilitated by other Education Assistants like yourself. You will work directly with assigned teachers (including the host teacher), participate in activities both inside and outside the classroom, and be engaged with the community through intercultural events throughout the school year.

If you are a self-motivated individual with an interest in teaching, learning about indigenous cultures, and being involved with the community, then this is the placement for you!

As a volunteer, you will:
– Work in the school as a tutor, primarily as a Math and/or Science tutor

– Assist the students during lessons, under the direct supervision of the headteacher

– Monitor the progress of the students and report back to the classroom teachers

– Accompany and supervise students during activities in the school gym, labs, libraries, resource centers and on field trips

– Support fundraising events at the school and community level

– Help in other capacities (including computer instruction, art, music, sports) depending on your skills, training, and hobbies as well as the needs of the school

Essential Requirements:
– Completed university degree or college diploma

– Ability to pass the vulnerable sector police check

– Must be currently located in Canada

Essential Background:
– Experience teaching or presenting material to children and youth, particularly students with special needs.

– Knowledge of Indigenous Peoples in Canada (experience working with Indigenous Peoples is an asset)

– Strong understanding of working with High School age students

– Display an understanding of different learning styles

– Be culturally sensitive and have an openness to learning about different cultures

– Computer literate and knowledgeable of technology

– Previous volunteer or work experience either in Canada or in other countries

– Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

What’s in it for YOU? A life-changing experience!
Each volunteer placement is a unique experience. Read about the impact of previous volunteers in the Northwest Territories: Niroja Thirugnanasampanthar (Fort Providence), Lois Boody (Fort Resolution), Richard Marlow (Fort McPherson), Nathan Burrows (Fort McPherson), Jana Kasparova (Tuktoyaktuk)

About Cuso International and Participating Schools

Cuso International
Cuso International is a not-for-profit development organization that works to eradicate poverty and inequality. Each year, we mobilize hundreds of volunteer professionals to work alongside local partners to maximize their impact through capacity building. We work in partnership with governments, civil society organizations, multilateral agencies and the private sector to develop and deliver programs aimed at advancing gender equality, promoting the empowerment of women and girls, and improving access to and quality of economic opportunities for young people.

Beaufort Delta Education Council
The most northerly school board in the Northwest Territories with all eight communities and nine schools located north of the Arctic Circle, the BDEC serves 1382 students in the region and is responsible for about 200 administrators, teachers and support staff. Cuso International is currently working with the schools in Aklavik, Inuvik, Fort McPherson, Paulatuk and Tuktoyaktuk.

South Slave Divisional Education Council
Responsible for the education of approximately 1300 (JK-12) students in the South Slave region, the Council’s mission is to strive to prepare students to create their futures. Their primary responsibility is to provide for the educational needs of the students of the South Slave region. Cuso International is currently working with the schools in Fort Resolution and Hay River.

Terms and Conditions
Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.

Support Package
– Modest monthly living allowance

– Accommodation while in placement

– Airfare to and from placement

– Online predeparture training

– Emergency Medical Insurance

– On the ground support through our Cuso International office

– Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

– Support for accompanying partners/dependents is not available for this placement.

Fundraising
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.

08/16/2021
volunteer advocate – ending extreme poverty virtual Entry Level Volunteer

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We are an advocacy organization that believes everyday people can use their voices to generate the political will to end extreme poverty in low and middle income countries. We combine the voices of our volunteers with strategic areas of focus to leverage resources for programs and improved policies that give people living in poverty the health, education and opportunity they need to thrive.

As part of a group, volunteers take impactful advocacy actions by writing to the media, voicing their opinion on social media, and engaging with parliamentarians. If you’re ready to learn about advocacy and committed to taking action every month, join us!

sign up to volunteer or learn more: https://resultscanada.ca/join-us/

09/30/2021
E-volunteer opportunities Remote (projects in Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, Sri Lanka, Vietnam) Mid Level Volunteer

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Your work building capacity towards more resilient and inclusive economies is needed now more than ever! WUSC continues to work with our partners around the world through the support of e-volunteers residing in Canada. As an e-volunteer, you can work part-time and remotely from your kitchen table and still make an impact. See the link to our available e-volunteer opportunities and e-volunteer FAQ. / Votre travail de renforcement des capacités en vue de créer des économies plus résilientes et inclusives est nécessaire plus que jamais! L’EUMC continue de travailler avec ses partenaires à travers le monde grâce au soutien de volontaires en ligne résidant au Canada. En tant que volontaire en ligne, vous pouvez travailler à distance de votre table de cuisine et avoir un impact grâce au programme de volontariat en ligne de l’EUMC! Consultez les opportunités et cliquez pour notre FAQ sur le volontariat en ligne.

09/30/2021
International Volunteer Opportunities Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, Sri Lanka, Vietnam Mid Level Volunteer

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WUSC has resumed planning and recruitment for international departures for our volunteer assignments from, earliest, October 2021. Follow the link to read more about our international departures planning and see our upcoming opportunities and see our international volunteer FAQ. / L’EUMC a repris la planification et le recrutement pour les affectations de volontariat à l’international pour des départs à partir d’octobre 2021, au plus tôt. Consultez les opportunités internationales et cliquez pour notre FAQ sur le volontariat international.

09/30/2021
Program Manager, Latin America+ Toronto Mid Level Employment

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As our new Program Manager, Latin America+ your focus will be upon expanding and deepening the impact of TF’s Comprehensive Cleft Care (CCC) partnership work both within our existing network in Latin America and in growing toward new collaboration.

You will be based in Toronto (once it is safe to work from our office), with ongoing flexibility for regular work from home days.

Your role will encompass four primary functions: Project Management, Program Strategy, Communication, and Facilitation.
For a fluently bilingual Program Manager, this role offers an exciting opportunity to help shape TF’s regional and global strategy during a period of significant growth.

Please see link for full job description and application details.

07/20/2021
Senior Manager, Compliance Toronto, with current work from home arrangements. Senior Employment

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Location
Toronto, with occasional travel to War Child Canada’s countries of operation when allowed, with current work from home arrangements.

Reporting
Vice President, Finance & Operations

Contract
Permanent

Background
War Child Canada is a registered Canadian charity based in Toronto that works with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through access to education, opportunity, and justice. War Child Canada has over 15 years of experience working in communities in conflict and post-conflict zones. All work is implemented in direct partnership with local communities, local NGOs and other stakeholders using a child-centered approach. War Child Canada works in Afghanistan, Iraq, Uganda, DRC, Sudan, and South Sudan.

Position summary
The Senior Manager, Compliance leads the Grants team at War Child Canada to effectively manage donor agreements and management of multi-year country-level budgets and spending. Additionally, the Senior Manager, Compliance is responsible for the development of new restricted budgets, maintaining oversight of all restricted funding, provides analysis, strengthens grant management and compliance systems and oversees grant reporting in close co-ordination with grant, finance and program staff.

Responsibilities
Restricted funding oversight and analysis
• Maintains oversight of all restricted funding and conducts multi-year analysis including cost recovery to strengthen War Child Canada’s programming and operations, in accordance with growth plans and country strategies.
• Manages and maintains oversight of all cost-share obligations.

Project Compliance and Audit
• Responsible for contract and project administration, ensuring proper record keeping for all donor contracts, reporting, close-outs and donor audits.
• Ensures grants and allocations are implemented in compliance with relevant donor contracts and War Child Canada policies, regulations, and allowable costs.
• Responsible for the review of donor agreements and contracts with the International Programs Team
• Responsible for communication of donor requirements to country office and HQ teams.
• Oversees sub-granting including compliance, implementation, and close-out of sub awards.
• Closely monitors project spending and cost allocations, liaising with finance and program staff as needed on project audits and recovery management.
• Oversees War Child Canada’s partnership management cycle including pre-award assessments, partnership agreements and other relevant documents, ensuring compliance with grant agreements.
• Oversee the successful coordination and completion of donor and country office audits
• Establish internal audits in country offices
• Carry out periodic field level financial reviews

Grant Reporting Oversight
• Oversight for the submission of accurate financial reports for all grants in coordination with grant, finance and program staff, ensuring financial reports align to narrative reporting
• Oversees the timely submission of payment requests to donors, tracking all restricted revenue and collection of donor revenues.

Country Budget Development and Oversight
• Works with country offices and head office staff to manage, monitor and reforecast country-level budget projections and spending.
• Maintains a complete overview of all restricted funding including multi-year projections and pipeline tracking, in coordination with other finance and program staff.

Systems Strengthening
• Strengthens War Child Canada’s Grant Management framework, structure and processes including the design and development of procedures, budgeting, and grant management tools.
• Supports the development of organizational systems and policies to ensure project compliance and consistent application with donor rules and regulations.
• Build financial capacity across the global organization through mentoring, training and support
Project budget development and narratives
• Oversees the development of new project budgets and budget narratives for grant funding aligned to donor requirements, in accordance with long-term country projections, cost-share obligations and cost recovery requirements.

Qualifications
Education
• Degree in finance, accounting, business, public administration, or relevant subject.
Experience
• Minimum five years financial management experience of restricted donor revenue within an NGO, charitable or non-profit organization, preferably an international organization.
• Experience in negotiating, implementing, and closing contractual obligations with government and institutional donors.

Knowledge and Technical Skills
• Technical knowledge of institutional donor rules, regulations and compliance such as US Government (2 CFR 200, 2 CFR 600) and the Government of Canada.
• Excellent financial management skills with experience of budgeting, allocations, cost recovery principles and GAAP.
• Demonstrated ability in developing and implementing financial systems and procedures.
• Proven ability to train, support and mentor non-finance staff.
• Ability to analyze financial data, with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and strong attention to detail.
• Strong organizational skills including the ability to simultaneously manage multiple priorities
• Willingness and ability to travel internationally to War Child Canada’s countries of operation.

Competencies/ Personal Qualities
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Diplomacy and negotiation skills.
• Ability to work well with a team.
• Adaptability and flexibility.

Contacts/ Key Relationships
• External institutional donors
• Vice President, Finance & Operations
• Internal Grant Managers and Finance staff
• Country Directors and key program staff

Direct reports:
Grant Managers
Indirect Reports: Countries of Operation

Compensation
A highly competitive compensation package will be provided, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application process
INTERESTED APPLICANTS ARE INVITED TO SEND A CURRICULUM VITAE AND AN ACCOMPANYING COVER LETTER ELECTRONICALLY TO:

Email: jobs@warchild.ca

Please include your salary expectations in your cover letter.

Please ensure your application email has the subject heading of ‘Senior Manager, Compliance – [insert your name]’

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be notified. We regret we cannot entertain phone calls. War Child Canada is an equal opportunity employer.

War Child Canada is committed to providing a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Final candidates will be vetted in accordance with War Child Canada’s Child Safeguarding Policy and Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Policy, including appropriate reference and security checks.

War Child Canada is committed to providing an accessible workplace. For individuals with disabilities, accommodation is available upon request. Should you require accommodation at any stage of the selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs.

Candidates should be legally entitled to work in Canada. War Child Canada will not provide relocation support.

For more information about War Child Canada, please visit www.warchild.ca

08/04/2021
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