Position: Development & Communication
Organization: For Our Kids
Location: Anywhere in Canada
1-year contract with prospect of renewal, part time
Start time: as soon as possible
For Our Kids organizes Canadian parents and grandparents to fight the climate crisis out of love for our kids, grandkids, and future generations. We take a distributed organizing approach, encouraging parents and grandparents to form or join local teams to take collective action in their communities, and providing support as needed. We are building a powerful constituency for climate action. We are a small and growing organization. See ForOurKids.ca
This position directly enables For Our Kids' front-line organizing work to happen. You'll build financial support for this important work by communicating with foundations, prospecting for new leads, crafting proposals, and reporting on past successes. You'll work with local teams, helping them tell their stories in order to inspire others, and you'll work closely with the rest of the national team to set priorities, monitor results, and adapt accordingly.
Job Description and Duties
We work collaboratively as a team, but formally this role reports to the For Our Kids Coordinator. Together, you will co-design work plans and check in by weekly video call, one-on-one or with other team members. This is a part-time contract with flexible hours of work, noting that parents/grandparents in the network often can only meet with you outside of regular office hours – evenings or weekends.
Summary of Qualification and Experience
As the successful candidate, you have a good combination of the following:
While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, Black, Indigenous, people of colour, and LGBTQ+ candidates.
Hours and Remuneration
The contract is for 25 hours a week at $30-35/hour + GST, depending on experience. There will be an initial 2-month trial period.
To apply for this contract, please send a CV and three paragraphs describing why you are suitable to email@example.com with “Development & Communication job application” in the subject line before the end of day October 24th.
No calls please. We thank all candidates for their interest, but we will only contact those selected for an interview.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Oct 12 2021 ID: 61549