Summer Organizational Development Coordinator

Job Title: 
Summer Organizational Development Coordinator
Organization: 
Migrant Workers Centre
Deadline: 
May 28 2018 - 5:00pm
Hours: 

30 hours a week

Remuneration: 

$14 per hour

Job Description: 

Migrant Workers Centre (MWC), formerly West Coast Domestic Workers’ Association, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing legal aid to live-in caregivers and other migrant workers in British Columbia. MWC also engages in public legal education, and law and policy reform work. We are currently recruiting a Summer Organizational Development Coordinator to work in our downtown Vancouver office.

Skills and Qualities Required: 

Skills and Qualities Required:
• Between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
• Registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intends to return to school full-time in the next academic year;
• Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred, and legally entitled to work in Canada;
• Knowledge of best practices for management of non-profit organizations;
• Strong research and writing skills;
• Ability to work with diverse populations in a sensitive and respectful manner;
• Independent self-starter; ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
• Ability to work with minimal supervision;
• Demonstrated interest in social justice issues;
• Must possess an understanding of the core values of our organization; and
• Experience working in a similar role will be considered an asset.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

• Researching and developing or updating policies and procedures to guide the operations of the Legal Advocacy Program;
• Developing training for staff and members of the Board of Directors on key organizational and governance policies and procedures; and
• Performing other duties as required, including some administrative work.

How to Apply: 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and 2 references by email to natalie [at] wcdwa [dot] ca by 5:00 pm on Monday, May 28th 2018. Please note that our office hours are from Tuesday to Saturday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Only candidates who are shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. Interviews will be held on Saturday, June 2nd 2018.

Additional Information: 

We strongly encourage applications from students with disabilities, Aboriginal students, and students who are members of visible minorities. We encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter.

Location

Vancouver, BC
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