APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, August 11th 2014
Title: Youth-Friendly Coordinator
Duration: 52 weeks (with possibility of renewal)
Position Type: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Location: 1514 avenue Docteur-Penfield Montréal, QC
Start Date: As soon as possible
To APPLY: Send a resume, cover letter, and references to Carolyn Loutfi, Director of Operations, at info[at]apathyisboring.com
For more information, visit our website, at http://www.apathyisboring.com/en/the_facts/news/wanted
We thank everyone for applying but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Cause & Philosophy:
Apathy is Boring is a non-partisan charitable organization that uses art and technology to educate youth about democracy, with the aim of increasing youth voter turnout, increasing youth engagement in the democratic process, and building a sustainable dialogue between youth and elected officials.
Apathy is Boring is a youth-led organization, and although not everyone at Apathy is Boring is necessarily youth, our human resources policies are built with those in their early careers in mind. Apathy is Boring looks for employees who are willing to invest in Apathy is Boring and commit to staying with the organization for 3 – 5 years. In return, Apathy is Boring invests in and mentors its employees.
Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Youth-Friendly Coordinator will be responsible for the implementation of Apathy is Boring’s Earned Revenue Strategy, which centers around Youth-Friendly workshops, presentations, and organizational audits. The Youth-Friendly Coordinator will be responsible for marketing and securing clients, event organizing and logistics, reviewing and updating website and workshop content as needed, facilitating workshops across Canada in English and French, client management, and report writing.
The Youth-Friendly Coordinator will also coordinate the Apathy is Boring volunteer, internship, and alumni programs by recruiting, scheduling, managing, communicating with, supporting, and retaining volunteers & interns and supporting & communicating with alumni. The Youth-Friendly Coordinator will be responsible for partnership development with National and Regional NGOs in conjunction with the Executive Director, as well as related administrative tasks including database maintenance, and keeping accurate records.
- University Degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, Arts Management, Non-For-Profit Management, or related field;
- Bilingual with excellent written and spoken communication skills in both French and English;
- Friendly, outgoing, and a ‘people person’;
- Experience in presenting and facilitation for both youth and adult audiences;
- Experience in marketing and sales, willingness to make ‘cold calls’;
- Experience in client management;
- Experience researching and writing reports for paying clients;
- Experience writing educational materials an asset;
- Experience with event organization an asset;
- Excellent attention to detail and proven track record of accuracy;
- Ability to take initiative and to work independently;
- Strong personal integrity, honesty, and professional standards;
- Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
- Knowledge and interest in Canadian politics and democracy;
- Knowledge of the NGO sector in Canada; and
- A sense of humour, quick wit, and positive attitude.
- Under 30 years of age (inclusive);
- Out of school;
- A post-secondary graduate;
- Not in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits;
- Are unemployed or under-employed;
- Are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons who has been granted refugee status in Canada;
- May not participate as part of co-op, certificate or credit programs with any university, college or training institution; and
- Never have participated in a Career Focus program.
Salary Range: $26,775 - $28, 560 (to be determined based on experience). Generous vacation package, a great team to work with, and a flexible work environment.