Summer Membership Coordinator

Organization: 
Migrant Workers Centre
Deadline: 
Jun 7 2019 - 5:00pm
Hours: 

32 hours per week

Remuneration: 

$15.00/h

Job Description: 

Migrant Workers Centre (MWC) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing legal aid to live-in caregivers and other temporary foreign workers in British Columbia. MWC is also engaged in public legal education, law reform and systemic advocacy initiatives. We are currently recruiting a Summer Member Coordinator to work in our downtown Vancouver office to assist with developing and managing our membership program.

Skills and Qualities Required: 

• Between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
• Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred, and legally entitled to work in Canada;
• Experience using Microsoft Office, Word Press, Facebook and Twitter;
• Strong written and oral communication skills;
• Ability to work with diverse populations in a sensitive and respectful manner;
• Strong organization and administration skills;
• Must be able to prioritize multiple tasks and be flexible with work assignments;
• Demonstrated interest in social justice issues;
• Must possess an understanding of the core values of our organization;
• Knowledge of Tagalog will be considered an asset; and
• Prior experience in grassroots organizing will be considered an asset.

We strongly encourage applications from youth with disabilities, Aboriginal youth, and youth who are members of visible minorities.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

• Planning and implementing an outreach and communications strategy for our membership program;
• Developing information content for the MWC website, Migrants’ Voice newsletter, social media platforms, and text messaging platform;
• Developing and coordinating skills-building and leadership trainings and related materials for members to promote grassroots migrant worker engagement;
• Organizing meetings and other activities for members; and
• Performing other duties as required.

How to Apply: 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and 2 references by email to natalie [at] mwcbc [dot] ca by 5:00 pm on Friday, June 7th 2019. Please visit www.mwcbc.ca for further information about our organization. Please note that our office hours are from Tuesday to Saturday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only candidates who are shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. Interviews will be held from June 10th – 12th 2019.

Location

Vancouver, BC