Title: Project Officer (full-time)
Project: Canada Green Corps Programme
Organization: United Nations Association in Canada
Location: Office located in Ottawa, Ontario (Remote working currently due to COVID-19)
Length of Assignment: As soon as possible - March 31, 2021
Start Date: As soon as possible
Application Deadline: Recruitment on a rolling basis until position is filled
Salary Range: $40,000 - $45,000/Annual Salary
The United Nations Association in Canada (UNA-Canada) is a national charitable organisation 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 Vice-Chair of the World Federation of UNAs representing global civil society.
Canada Green Corps Programme
The Canada Green Corps (CGC) programme is an innovative youth employment programme designed to support Canadian youth aged 15-30 (inclusive) to acquire meaningful employment and/or career related skills in the green sector. Youth Interns undertake paid Work-Integrated Learning (WiL) internships with various companies, governments, associations, universities and civil society organisations across Canada. The Programme is also designed to provide youth with career, learning and market information in finding meaningful employment.
UNA-Canada is looking for an experienced bilingual Project Officer, with strong 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. The position is located at our Office in Ottawa but our current operations are working remotely due to COVID-19.
The Project Officer (PO) is responsible for providing crucial substantive, administrative, organizational, operational, and communications support in the development and execution of CGC. This includes, but is not limited to, liaising with existing partners, reaching out to new potential partners, and facilitating a large deployment of CGC participants. The PO provides the Programme Manager with critical managerial and logistical support in all aspects of CGC.
Qualifications and Experience:
Equal Opportunity Employer
UNA-Canada is committed to the principles of employment 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 résumé and one page cover letter in pdf format to the attention of Programme Manager Bonita Mathew (firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible as recruitment is on a rolling basis.
In the subject line, please put: Last name, First name – CGC Project Officer.
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. As a friendly reminder, please ensure that all submission instructions are followed correctly.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jul 27 2020 ID: 57136