Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities

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Executive Director Peterborough Senior Employment

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Are you a creative, collaborative leader with a passion for transformative community change?
Do you value community partnerships and life-long learning from diverse perspectives?
Have you experience – or an aspiration to lead a small, dynamic organization that has deep roots and relationships in a caring, active community?

If you’ve answered YES, keep reading – this could be your dream job ad

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Project Development Officer Toronto Mid Level Employment

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The Project Development Officer (PDO) will be responsible for undertaking research; preparing recommendations to support and satisfy funder requirements by developing concepts, including gathering, configuring, analyzing the information; and developing reports. The incumbent will work very closely with all departments and functions across the organization to identify and execute opportunities in support of strategic CESO objectives.

This highly technical position will play a critical role in identifying opportunities to innovate in program delivery while ensuring funder compliance. An incredibly matrixed and collaborative role, the PDO must be a strong communicator in all aspects with the ability to forge strong, productive relationships across stakeholder groups.
The successful candidate must be bilingual in both official languages. This position is remote and the successful candidate can be based in either the following provinces/territories: Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia or Northwest Territories.

Research and Reporting

– Identifies and tracks relevant project program compliance requirements and opportunities for innovation and program expansion within compliance parameters
– Participates in development of project summaries for collaboration and/or partnering with other institutions; plans, researches, develops and writes
– Collaborates with other departments to develop feasible ideas to enhance sustainable economic development, governance and women’s empowerment in alignment with the policies and preferences of donors
– Develops project summaries and briefings in response to routine and ad-hoc needs from donors and senior management
– Maintains quality results by using existing templates or developing new formats as appropriate; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone; maintaining funder compliance support databases
– Liaises and coordinates with key managers across organization as appropriate with aim to improve project implementation, monitoring and evaluation processes
– Other tasks as appropriate and to be determined

Communications and Engagement
– Provides support to the team by providing strong research support across communications, marketing, engagement, recruitment, fundraising and corporate profile development functions
– Maintains and applies strong knowledge of international and economic development market, donor trends and relevant grant-making rules and regulations
– Identifies opportunities to build on engagement of stakeholder and funder groups
– Plays a role in the identification, development and analysis of new and existing opportunities to augment or enhance related departmental activities; provides appropriate recommendations and strategies
– Plays a lead role in the development of white-papers and position papers, including planning, research, and writing of documents
– Supports the development, collection and analysis of departmental metrics and evaluation; acts as a key team member in cross-departmental communication projects and feedback loop
– Other tasks, as appropriate and to be determined

– Bachelor’s degree in areas such as: international development or Indigenous studies, sociology, political studies, communications, journalism, marketing or any other related discipline
– Excellent research skills and the essential ability to write persuasively and clearly
– Proven ability to manage contending and shifting priorities within tight timelines
– Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and verbal communication skills
– Ability to forge strong, collaborative relationships across different stakeholders groups
– Demonstrated tendency to problem-solve and take initiative
– Demonstrated experience with process Improvement and information coordination
– Knowledge of the international development, indigenous affairs, government, not-for-profit and/or NGO sectors a strong asset
– French language skills is a requirement; strong preference for advanced-Ievel/bilingual abilities (both official languages)

Please forward your resume, cover letter and salary expectations with Project Development Officer in the subject line to:

Jennifer Rovet, Recruitment Manager

Application deadline: December 5th, 2021

CESO is an equal opportunity employer.
We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

White Ribbon Youth Advisor Ontario Entry Level Volunteer

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White Ribbon is looking for 10 Youth Leaders ages 16 to 26 from across Ontario, who are reflective of the province’s diversity, to be a part of our virtual Youth Advisory Council!

This is an intensive short-term project that will require a significant time commitment of 4 to 6 hours per week from January to March 2022.

We will offer a substantial honorarium compensation of $1000+ to all participants in recognition of their time and engagement.

Application deadline: December 7

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Board of Directors, Director of Projects (volunteer) Oakville Ontario (remote) Executive Volunteer

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Firefighters without Borders is seeking a passionate project manager who is interested in Fire and Emergency Services, to serve on the Board of Directors and head up the Projects team.

Administrative Officer, Volunteer Mobilization National Capital Region Entry Level Employment

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WUSC (World University Service of Canada) is a Canadian non-profit organization working to create a better world for all young people. Volunteering for development is one of the important ways in which WUSC pursues its mission. WUSC’s Volunteer Cooperation Program (VCP) has ambitious targets to mobilize hundreds of skilled Canadian volunteers each year to support partners in developing countries where we are working to advance gender equality and facilitate economic opportunities for poor and marginalized young people, especially young women and refugees. Under the supervision of the Manager Volunteer Mobilization, the Administrative Officer, Volunteer Mobilization, will be responsible for the administrative requirements for departing, on assignment and returning Volunteer Cooperation Program (VCP) and WUSC bilateral projects volunteers, and to provide support in organizing in-person volunteer training sessions in Ottawa.

Bilingual Community Engagement Manager, Education JD Canada (virtual) Mid Level Employment

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The Bilingual Community Engagement Manager, Education is an
integral and vibrant role within White Ribbon. They will be a key
member of the team, and a spokesperson to challenge misogyny,
prevent gender-based violence and promote male ally-ship with
educational and community partners. Possessing a strong
understanding of intersectionality, this role will collaborate with
educational partners to advance systemic change – while addressing
the risk factors of vulnerable youth in being victims of sexual

This role will foster White Ribbon’s long-standing relationships with
provincial and national primary and secondary educational partners,
teachers unions, school boards and education Ministries, and initiate
new partnerships to prevent gender-based violence (including online
sexual exploitation) using an intersectional lens.

Under the leadership of the Director of Programs, this role is responsible
for effective project management, and meaningful relationship-building
to advance key multi-year GBV prevention educational initiatives. This
role will spearhead community engagement, resource development and
curriculum adaptation building from Ontario’s education resources to
respond and prevent sexual exploitation, working nation-wide with
educational partners to increase collaboration.

In addition to project management, this position will lead GBV prevention
awareness-raising activities, including; in-person and online workshops;
webinars; training; and presentations with diverse audiences and
stakeholders, including; schools, community organizations, and
businesses, among others.

Indigenous Relations Manager Canada Mid Level Employment

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The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada (JGI) is part of a global conservation organization that supports wildlife protection, environmental education and community-centred conservation in Senegal, Uganda, DR Congo, Tanzania, and Republic of the Congo. In Canada, the Institute is focused on mobilizing movements and youth engagement around the convergence of three crises: climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental inequity, while centering Indigenous perspectives in our work.

Partnerships are at the core of our community building, using an Ethical Space approach to honour Indigenous ways of knowing. JGI has been working with local partners and youth on an initiative called “Uncovering Common Ground” to create space for sharing perspectives on decolonization, breaking down barriers to reconciliation and supporting youth-led actions to address community needs. Throughout the journey, JGI has been applying lessons learned and best practices to be a better ally in collaborating with Indigenous partners.

Objectives: The Indigenous Relations Manager is part of the Programs Team. The main roles for this position include:
• Build relations with Indigenous communities, Nations and Indigenous-led organizations in traditional, formal and informal spaces
• Support JGI Canada to integrate Indigenous perspectives across departments
• Amplify youth and partners in their decolonization and reconciliation work
• Participate in external forums and events related to JGI Canada’s strategic focus on decolonization and reconciliation
• Bridge the work of JGI and Indigenous-led partners through the lens of “Ethical Space”, including conservation through the lens of treaty rights and Indigenous Protected Conservation Areas (IPCA)
• Manage projects as assigned to deliver expected outcomes based on agreements

Please see attached pdf file for details on responsibilities, requirements, and application details.

National Coordinator Ottawa (or Montreal/Toronto corridor, from home office) Senior Employment

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The Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA) works to ensure that Canadian companies respect human rights and the environment when working abroad. The 38 member organizations believe that legally binding and enforceable corporate compliance measures – initiated and upheld by Canada’s national government – are required to remediate and prevent damage by Canadian corporations operating abroad.

The CNCA is seeking a National Coordinator to lead the timely implementation of CNCA’s advocacy and policy strategies and plans. In partnership with members, the Coordinator will develop and implement campaigning, communications and public education activities.

International Volunteer Opportunities Sri Lanka, Malawi, Ghana, Kenya Mid Level Volunteer

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You have the skills we’re looking for. Your expertise could help advance education, economic opportunities, and gender equality for young people globally. Canada lifted its general non-essential travel restriction on October 21, 2021 and WUSC has resumed international volunteer departures to Sri Lanka, Malawi, Ghana and Kenya. WUSC is looking for volunteers with skills in business development and management, entrepreneurship, youth programming, gender equality and social inclusion, program evaluation, communications, information technology, human resources, resource mobilization, environment and climate change, and so much more. Check out our international volunteer opportunities and apply today!

CESO Advisor Toronto Executive Volunteer

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CESO is an international economic development organization dedicated to reducing poverty and fostering economic growth around the world and in Canada. With a vision of stronger economies for better lives, CESO’s initiatives are aimed towards catalyzing and strengthening sustainable economic growth and social development.


Have you ever wanted to apply your professional skills to make an impact on the lives of others? By volunteering at CESO, you can make a positive difference in Canada and around the world.

Since 1967 CESO has successfully matched volunteers with clients and partners in over 120 countries. Volunteers drive both economic and social change by strengthening the private sector and creating an environment for communities to thrive.

CESO Advisors are highly-skilled professionals who advise, mentor and share strategic and technical expertise with partners and clients through a planned sequence of short-term, strategic assignments. They are Canadian citizens (or permanent residents) who represent a wide range of industries and professional skill sets.

Typically, a minimum of 15 years working experience is required, with at least ten years of experience in the field or with a role that an Advisor is looking to support. In select cases, we work with Advisors with less experience, provided they have the right mix of knowledge and expertise to suit CESO’s partner needs.

CESO is looking for a diverse range of skills and experience to ensure that we can offer support to all our partners. We work in many areas of focus and sectors such as:

Areas of Focus

Governance and institutional strengthening

Micro Small Medium Enterprise(MSME) development

Supply chain management

General and results based management

Human Resources


Strategic planning

Digital marketing

Gender equality


Tourism & Hospitality

Agribusiness and Agroforestry

Information Technology

Finance and Microfinance

Manufacturing and production

Environment and renewable energy

Health and Nutrition

Advisors must be a resident or citizen of Canada, under the age of 79. New Advisors must be under the age of 78 at the point of application.

Advisors must be covered under a Canadian provincial health program

Advisors must be native or fully professional in either English or French


1. Provide their services to the best of their abilities and accept only those assignments that they know they are competent to perform, being forthright in making clear to clients any limits of their experience, capacity and knowledge in the area concerned or any interests which could have an impact on the performance of the assignment;

2. Act with honesty, integrity and respect for others, including but not limited to partners, clients, fellow advisors, agency and CESO staff;

3. Act in an appropriate and professional manner that upholds, and in no way adversely impacts, CESO’s reputation or brand;

4. Comply with all of CESO’s policies, procedures and protocols, including PSEA principles, and remain in good status regarding CESO’s Advisor eligibility criteria;

5. Safeguard confidential and proprietary information received as a result of providing Advisory services;

6. Not communicate directly with the media on behalf of CESO, unless permission has been given by the Senior Manager, Communications.

7. Remain sensitive to cultural differences; seeking guidance when unclear on how to act with sensitivity;

8. Not engage in any behaviors that are, or could be construed as, unprofessional, unethical or illegal;

9. Report to CESO staff immediately if made aware of anything which goes against CESO’s policies while on assignment;

10. Accept no money, gratuitous or in-kind payment procured on assignment for any advisory or similar service;

11. Report to CESO staff immediately if a client or partner proposes paid work, before, during or after a CESO assignment.

If you are interested in joining a vibrant community and becoming a CESO Advisor, please visit our website and click on APPLY NOW or contact Volunteer Services at for more information.