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Next Up is starting a brand spankin' new program in Winnipeg. We need someone to Coordinate that program.

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Employment Opportunity

Program Coordinator for Next Up Winnipeg

 

Next Up is an intense leadership program for young people committed to social and environmental justice. We currently have programs in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon and Ottawa. The program examines many social change topics combining theory, practice, deep thinking and hard skills.

The program provides participants with a look at some of the most pressing domestic and foreign policy issues and where “progressive” thinking is at on these issues. It will ground participants in how change is made in society. Participants will meet innovative change-makers in Manitoba— from the non-profit, public and private sectors who are all working for a better world.

 We are seeking a focused, passionate, motivated and organized person to be our Winnipeg Program Coordinator. The role demands excellent organizational skills and a good knowledge of group dynamics, facilitation and project management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent knowledge of labour, social justice, environmental issues and their interconnections
  • Excellent knowledge of Winnipeg/Manitoba NGOs, labour, social justice and environmental organizations
  • Experience with social justice campaign work and community-based organizing
  • Ability to work well with participants, volunteers, and committees
  • Experience in community development and public education in order to build the capacity of diverse individuals and communities
  • Experience coordinating projects, campaigns and events
  • Experience creating promotional and educational materials
  • Self-directed and ability to take initiative in a semi-structured work environment
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience with popular education and skills sharing
  • Strong organizational, office coordination and time management skills

OTHER ASSETS:

  • Experience with program design and development
  • Experience with fund development and securing of resources for programming
  • Ability to research, design and execute workshops for the purposes of capacity building

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinating all aspects of the Next Up Winnipeg program which include: workshop coordination, attending program sessions, coordinating workshop guests, working with Winnipeg participants, liaising with coordinators in other cities, coordinate advisory committee meetings, the possibility of delivering some sessions, representing Next Up at events.

This is a part-time (15 hours a week) contract position from December 1st, 2014 through May 31, 2015. The position is remunerated at a rate of $21.50/hour. 

The deadline for applications is Friday November 14th, 2014 at 11:00pm. Interviews will take place in Winnipeg on November 24thand the successful candidate should be available to come to Vancouver for training the first week of December.

 We welcome and value the contributions that individuals who identify as members of marginalized communities bring to our organization, and encourage Indigenous people, people of colour, women, people identifying as LGBTQI, members of ethnic minorities, immigrants and people with disabilities to apply.

To apply:

By email: Please name your resume firstname_lastnameCV.doc and email your application to manitoba@nextup.ca or call (204) 927-3200 for more information

By mail:

Next Up Winnipeg Hiring Committee c/o the CCPA

Unit 205-765 Main St.

Winnipeg, Manitoba

R2W 3N5

 

 In Manitoba, Next Up partners with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the Canadian CED Network.

 www.nextup.ca

Next Up thanks all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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