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Position: Mobilization Campaigner (Fossil Banks Campaign)
Organization: Greenpeace Canada
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Language: bilingualism in French and English is a necessity

Details: 6 month Contract, Full-time (Monday to Friday, 28 hours/week)
Reports to: Head of Actions & Offline Mobilization
Salary: $53,399 CAD per year (this amount will be prorated for partial years of service)
Deadline for applications: August 6, 2021

About Greenpeace Canada:

Greenpeace Canada is an independently funded, non-profit organization that works towards a greener, more peaceful world, and to confront the systems that threaten our environment. We challenge government and industry to halt harmful practices by negotiating solutions, conducting scientific research, introducing clean alternatives, carrying out peaceful acts of civil disobedience and engaging the public. To maintain independence Greenpeace does not accept donations from corporations or governments. Greenpeace relies on individual donors and creative partnerships to fund our environmental campaigns.

Greenpeace Canada is committed to a workplace that is enriched by the people, needs and desires of Canada’s diverse communities. We believe in having representation from many communities to effect change and will prioritize applicants from equity-seeking groups.

As an organization, Greenpeace Canada recognizes and supports the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and is committed to collaboration and consultation with Indigenous Peoples to ensure our campaigns and positions respect their rights.

About the role:

Greenpeace Canada (GPC) is seeking an Mobilization Campaigner for the Fossil Banks Campaign in Toronto to work within the campaign team, as delegated by the Head of Actions and Offline Mobilization. This role will support and strengthen a network of supporters and volunteers to ensure that events, actions (non-violent direct actions, photo opportunities and protests) and other forms of activities are planned and executed successfully.

In addition, the Mobilization Campaigner is responsible for implementing action planning strategies, preparing, planning and coordinating actions and other activities, and assisting in the development of Greenpeace’s capacity to be innovative, confrontational and inspirational.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. In cooperation with the campaign team, Communications, Digital Mobilization staff, and other colleagues within the Actions and Mobilization team, contribute to the implementation of the Fossil Banks campaign.
  2. Build relationships to strengthen, broaden and diversify Greenpeace Canada’s network of offline supporters and develop opportunities for engagement in the Fossil Banks campaign.
  3. Ensure the integration of mobilization activities in the campaign strategies as appropriate, by working in close collaboration with other staff as part of a cross-functional campaign and project team.
  4. Contribute to the design, development and implementation of organizing work that will help achieve Greenpeace campaign and organizational objectives.
  5. Recruit, screen, motivate, engage, train and supervise volunteers in a variety of situations.
  6. Organizing and logistics for meetings, events, and actions. Follow through, evaluate and report after meetings and events.
  7. Develop materials such as correspondence, toolkits, and information for the website,social media platforms etc.
  8. Other duties as required.

Skills & Experience:

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • A demonstrated commitment, knowledge and passion for environmental and social justice issues, familiarity with the climate movement in Toronto;
  • Knowledge of techniques, strategies and practices and the principles of social movement and engagement organizing;
  • Highly organized with excellent time management and logistics skills.
  • Experience recruiting, engaging, training and organizing with diverse groups of volunteers, allies and collaborators;
  • High level of professionalism while representing an organization, managing conflict, and maintaining work relationships;
  • Ability the to not just navigate but function effectively in highly charged situations;
  • Fine-tuned organizational, computer, administrative and time management skills;
  • Ability to work independently, establish priorities, and proceed with objectives with sometimes limited supervision, yet participate effectively as part of a team;
  • Flexible, collaborative personality;
  • Bilingualism in French and English is a necessity;
  • High levels of creativity and motivation

You will work with colleagues across Canada and collaborate with other Greenpeace offices around the world.

Candidates should understand and support the Greenpeace campaign tactics, including the use of peaceful civil disobedience.

All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Benefits

Our benefits package includes: generous holidays; dental and extended medical insurance and a 4-day (28 hour) work week.

Application Process

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If you require assistance applying to this opportunity, please email crecruit@greenpeace.org for support. We thank all applicants, but only those invited for interviews will be contacted.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 19 2021    ID: 60683