Title: Regional Coordinator (Contract)
Project: Canada Green Corps
Organization: United Nations Association in Canada
Locations: Remote – located in one of the following cities across Canada (Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax or Yellowknife)
Length of Assignment: As soon as possible – December 31, 2020
Start Date: As soon as possible
Application Deadline: Recruitment on a rolling basis until position is filled
Consultant Fee: $165/day Consultant fee + applicable sales tax
UNA-Canada is an historic national charitable organization with the mandate of educating and engaging Canadians in the work of the United Nations (UN) and the critical global issues that affect us both in Canada and internationally. Established in 1946, we are committed to growing global citizens who embrace the principles of the UN in order to build a stronger, more outward-looking Canada. As the leading policy voice on multilateralism in Canada, UNA-Canada holds the elected Chair of the World Federation of UNAs representing global civil society.
Canada Green Corps (CGC)
The Canada Green Corps programme is an innovative youth employment programme designed to help Canadian youth aged 15-30 (inclusive) acquire meaningful employment and/or career related skills in the green sector. Youth participants undertake paid Work-Integrated Learning (WiL) internships with various companies, governments, associations, universities and civil society organizations across Canada. It is also designed to provide youth with career, learning and market information in finding meaningful employment.
UNA-Canada is looking for Regional Coordinators (3 contractors) located in Western Canada, Atlantic Canada and Quebec, with strong networks, great writing skills, excellent project management and organizational skills, successful experience in multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder collaborations, and solid knowledge of the civil society and academic communities in Canada.
Overview of Role
The Regional Coordinator (RC) is primarily responsible for identifying and securing agreements with various partner organizations to host CGC Interns for six-month work-integrated learning experiences. They are integral to the operational, and communications support in the development and execution of CGC at the regional level.
Qualifications and Experience:
UNA-Canada is committed to the principles of equity and applies GBA+ analysis in our recruitment processes. Applications are encouraged from racialized people, Indigenous people, people living with disabilities, queer and trans people, and women (QTBIPOC). Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all stages of the selection process.
Interested candidates should submit a Request for Proposal, Résumé, and one page Cover Letter in pdf format to the attention of Programme Manager Bonita Mathew (email@example.com) as soon as possible as recruitment is on a rolling basis.
In the subject line, please put: Last name, First name – CGC Regional Coordinator (City).
UNA-Canada will not accept calls or emails regarding the position. Due to the high volume of applications, UNA-Canada will only contact shortlisted candidates selected for an interview.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jul 27 2020 ID: 57137